China's new map

Makes INDIA and other countries VERY ANGRY

Why ?

China is forcing people to use this official map. Followed by a warning to the people that maps that have errors can cause ” great harm to the society” . ” It can endanger the unity of our motherland”.

China's encroachment

Kashmir

The map shows that all of that yellow part is in China and it controls it. But India claims that this actually belongs to them.

China's encroachment

Nepal

China is encroaching into the sovereign land of Nepal and building things in the Humla district. Locals said that Chinese military don't respect the border.

China's encroachment

Bhutan

In 2006 Bhutan gave China Kula Kangri. In 2020 they claimed Sekteng(strangely not included in their map). Same tactics used for Jakarlung and Doklam 

China's encroachment

Bhutan

The most strategic claim of China in Bhutan is Doklam. It is located near thin corridor where India connects to its eastern states. Perfect military vantage point over India.

China's encroachment

Arunachal Pradesh

China’s map shows that all of this territory is in China but it is part of India as Arunachal Pradesh. They even named it South Tibet.

China's encroachment

Fence around Myanmar

During the pandemic China has been building a fence around the border with Mynamar. Mostly to keep people and elicit goods out of China.

China's encroachment

Nine dash line

The water inside this dashed line is China’s known as the nine dashed line. The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague called this ” LAWLESS”. It cuts the waters that international law says belong to Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Philippines

China's encroachment

Senkaku Islands

Japan, China and Taiwan all claim these islands that are surrounded by oil and gas fields. They flex on Japan by sending coast guard ships and they think these islands are theirs.

China's encroachment

Taiwan

Taiwan is included as a part of China even though it has been independent for decades. They insist that it is theirs and they’ve made it very clear that they are willing to claim it back by force.

China's encroachment

Russia

This river island was always under dispute but 20 years ago Russia and China agreed to redraw the border giving half of this island back to Russia. But in this map they claim it once again.

China's encroachment

Conclusion

China is now rich and powerful and motivated to exert geo political vision in the world. Its a reminder that maps have always been a tool for great powers to express their aspirations.