September 11, 2016
South China Sea: Philippines And Washington Should Give China Some Space
Journalist Panos Mourdoukoutas
Philippines and Washington should give Beijing some space to save face over its big legal defeat over South China Sea disputes – to help diffuse the tensions in the region, which are turning into a major geopolitical event, and adding anxiety to already edgy global markets.
It has been almost two months since The Permanent Court of Arbitration – an international tribunal in The Hague created under the UN Convention of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) – ruled in favor of Philippines in a maritime case brought by Manila against China back in 2013.
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