Students’ Seminar on “South China Sea”
Students’ Seminar on “South China Sea” November 16, 2018
Seminars can be comfortable, open environment for practicing professional communication techniques. Seminar discussions offer chances to debate issues related to the field, share experiences and exchange perspectives. It also let students practice interpersonal skills, such as dealing with conflicting opinions among group. Sangita Kumari of B.Ed Batch (2018-20) presented a seminar on “South China Sea”. The South China Sea is a marginal sea that is part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from the Karimata and Malacca Straits to the Strait of Taiwan of around 3,500,000 square kilometres.
She informed about the major rivers that flow into the South China Sea include theRed, Mekong, Rajang, Pahang, Pampanga, Pearl, Min and Pasig Rivers. It is the second most used lane in the world in terms of annual merchant fleet tonnage. This region is famous for being rich in crude oil and natural gas reserves. Several countries naming Indonesia, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Brunei, Malaysia and the Philippines make territorial claim over this sea. Sangita also highlighted the fact that China has claimed on the territories by imposing the "Nine-Dash Line" that includes the Spratly Islands.