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South China Sea dispute: Who pays legal costs?

Not China.   The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague, Netherlands, has ruled that China‚Äôs claims of historical rights over South China Sea (SCS) has no legal basis. The case against China was initiated by the Philippines. (The Hindu, July 12, 2016).   PCA’s report (pdf) notes that the Philippines was forced to … Continue reading →

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