China’s non-existent southernmost territory

China’s non-existent southernmost territory

Posted by on Feb 9, 2013 in South China Sea | No Comments

The story of how a translation error some 80 years ago led to a modern territorial dispute. In a fit of nationalist enthusiasm, a Chinese committee working from a British map laid claim to a piece of seabed off Borneo… Link to the original article here. Follow bill_hayton

Various reports for BBC World News

Various reports for BBC World News

Posted by on Feb 3, 2013 in Global | No Comments

A small collection of stories I have reported on for BBC World News that have been archived on the BBC News Online website. Follow bill_hayton