China intensifies opposition ahead of South China Sea ruling

Jul 11, 2016

China intensifies opposition ahead of South China Sea ruling

China has intensified the drumbeat of its opposition to an international tribunal’s ruling expected Tuesday that could threaten its expansive claims in the South China Sea. How Beijing responds to the ruling in the case filed by U.S. ally the Philippines could chart the ...

Jul 11, 2016

China urged to #CHexit from South China Sea

It is time for China to do a #CHexit from the South China Sea, social media users and activists in the Philippines said Monday on the eve of a crucial tribunal ruling. Inspired by the Brexit term coined for Britain’s vote to leave the ...

Jul 11, 2016

Beijing's South China Sea options, from benign to belligerent

An international tribunal will rule Tuesday on a Philippine challenge to China’s assertion to more than 80 percent of the South China Sea, one of the world’s busiest waterways. The Philippines contests China’s “historic rights” claim based on a 1940s map that shows a ...