- Posted May 8, 2012 by
SCARBOROUGH SHOAL ISSUE HERE IN THE PHILIPPINES OVER CHINA
I. 3 maps presented as Bajo de Masinloc or Scarborough Shoal as part of Zamabales Philippines :1.)Carta Hydrographical y Chorographical De Las Yslas Filipinas by Fr. Pedro Murilo Velarde, S.J. and published in 1734; 2.) 11792 drawn by the Alejandro Malaspina expedition and published in 1808 in Madrid, Spain.It was reproduced in the Atlas of the 1939 Philippines Census;3.)Mapa General Islas Filipinas, Observatorio de Manila published in 1990 by the US Coast and Geodetic Survey.
II. Republic Act 9522 which indicates that it was declared in the United nation .If it is presented in United Nation definitely it has been approved by the leaders of the different countries
from Republic Act 9522 MARCH 10,2009
Section 2. The baseline in the following areas over which the Philippines likewise exercises sovereignty and jurisdiction shall be determined as "Regime of Islands" under the Republic of the Philippines consistent with Article 121 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS):
a) The Kalayaan Island Group as constituted under Presidential Decree No. 1596; and
b) Bajo de Masinloc, also known as Scarborough Shoal
III. China and Phils. signatories to the 1992 UNCLOS dated July 6,1996 which indicates that anything within 200 miles from the baseline of a country belongs to that country.China located about 500 nautical miles away from Panatag Shoal or Bajo de Masinloc in West Philippine Sea(Philippines 124 nautical miles compared to China 500 nautical miles).UNCLOS best proof for our territorial rights(declared in the united nation).
IV. Chapter VI of United Nations Charter provides the State to any dispute which is likely to endanger the maintenance of Int'l peace and Security
-possible for dispute because China endanger the maintenance of Int'l Peace and Security
V. Chapter VIII of United Nation Chapter provides for actions with respect to threats to peace ,breaches of the peace and act of aggression.
-China shows aggression from 2 to 13 vessels in Scarborough Shoal
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