May 26, 2014
The Singapore Chapter of the Navy League hosted a panel presentation and discussion on the South China Sea titled “Current Disputes and Possible Future Outcomes of the Multi-Dimensional Conflict,” bringing together academics and experts from Singapore’s top institutions to provide insight into this critical issue. In collaboration with the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, the panel attracted members of the public and private sectors, the media and academia.
Distinguished panelists included Leonardo Bernard, Research Fellow at the Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore; Richard Bitzinger, Senior Fellow and Coordinator of the Military Transformations Program at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University; Dr. Jing Huang, Professor and Director at the Centre on Asia and Globalization, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; and Dr. Ian Storey, Senior Fellow and Editor, Contemporary Southeast Asia at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. The Navy League, Singapore Chapter President, Raymond Corrigan, Country Manager (Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia & Laos), Raytheon Asia, served as panel moderator. Panelists laid the framework for a dynamic discussion by providing a background and perspective on the South China Sea conflict in history, legal conventions, military and security concerns, and ASEAN and business interests, each according to his expertise.
This story was published in the October 2014 edition of SeaPower Magazine, which you can access from our Media Page.