Indonesia renaming part of South China Sea as North Natuna Sea

Posted on:17 Jul 2017 11:51:23
Indonesia renaming part of South China Sea as North Natuna Sea
17 July 2017 Current Affairs: Indonesia has become the latest South-east Asian nation to rename the South China Sea as North Natuna Sea.

At a press conference in Jakarta, Deputy Minister for Marine Sovereignty Arif Havas Oegroseno disclosed a new map with the renamed territory.

In 2011, the Philippines renamed the waters as the “West Philippine Sea”.
Indonesia has become the latest South-east Asian nation to rename the South China Sea as North Natuna Sea.

At a press conference in Jakarta, Deputy Minister for Marine Sovereignty Arif Havas Oegroseno disclosed a new map with the renamed territory.

In 2011, the Philippines renamed the waters as the “West Philippine Sea”.

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