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Beijing rejects tribunal's ruling in South China Sea case - The Guardian

China has said it will not accept a ruling against it in a key international legal case over strategic reefs and atolls that Beijing claims would give it control over disputed waters of the South China Sea. The judgment by an international tribunal in ...and more »

Beijing's claims to South China Sea rejected by international tribunal - Washington Post

BEIJING — China's expansive assertion of sovereignty over the South China Sea suffered a major blow Tuesday when an international tribunal ruled that its claims have no legal or historical basis, throwing up the possibility of a new period of tension ...and more »

Why China won't back off the South China Sea – whatever the world might say - The Conversation UK

Jing Cheng receives funding from the Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies, University of Nottingham. Partners. University of Nottingham provides funding as a founding partner of The Conversation UK. View all partners. Republish this article. Republish ...and more »

Tribunal Rejects Beijing's Claims in South China Sea - New York Times

BEIJING — An international tribunal in The Hague delivered a sweeping rebuke on Tuesday of China's behavior in the South China Sea, including its construction of artificial islands, and found that its expansive claim to sovereignty over the waters had ...and more »

China has no respect for international law, its neighbors, or marine life, a tribunal rules - Quartz

Chinese dredging vessels seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. (Reuters/US Navy). Share. Written by. Steve Mollman & Heather Timmons. Obsession. The Sea. July 12, 2016. A long-awaited ...and more »

China Adheres to the Position of Settling Through Negotiation the Relevant Disputes Between China and the ... - MFA China

ii. China has always been resolute in upholding its territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests in the South China Sea. iii. China's sovereignty over Nanhai Zhudao is widely acknowledged in the international community. II. Origin of the ...and more »

Statement of the Government of the People's Republic of China on China's Territorial Sovereignty and Maritime Rights ... - MFA China

I. China's Nanhai Zhudao (the South China Sea Islands) consist of Dongsha Qundao (the Dongsha Islands), Xisha Qundao (the Xisha Islands), Zhongsha Qundao (the Zhongsha Islands) and Nansha Qundao (the Nansha Islands). The activities of the Chinese ...and more »

The South China Sea: Explaining the Dispute - New York Times

WASHINGTON — After an international tribunal in The Hague ruled emphatically against China in a territorial dispute with the Philippines, many Chinese state media outlets responded on Wednesday by publishing a map. It showed the South China Sea, with ...and more »

Remarks by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the Award of the So-called Arbitral Tribunal in the South China Sea ... - MFA China

Today, an Arbitral Tribunal, put together on a temporary basis, issued a so-called award on the South China Sea arbitration, which was unilaterally initiated by the former government of the Philippines, in an attempt to undermine China's territorial ...and more »

South China Sea ruling: UN-backed tribunal says China has no rights over water, resources -

BEIJING has responded furiously to an international tribunal ruling that rejected its claims in the South China Sea and dealt a devastating diplomatic blow to its territorial ambitions. Staff writers and wires. News Corp Australia NetworkJuly 13, 20161 ...and more »