The alleged ongoing land reclamation by China on Mischief Reef in the South China Sea is seen in this aerial photo taken from a Philippine military plane. Photo: Reuters

Beijing likely to set its own course in South China Sea dispute with Philippines

Mark Valencia says predictions that China would lose prestige and influence by defying rulings of an international court are likely to be misplaced, and it may decide to carry on regardless

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The alleged ongoing land reclamation by China on Mischief Reef in the South China Sea is seen in this aerial photo taken from a Philippine military plane. Photo: Reuters
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