US fighter planes fly above the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis in the Philippine Sea. Two US aircraft carriers have started exercises in the area, defence officials said on June 19, as Washington's ally Manila faces growing pressure from Beijing in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP

Hague decision on South China Sea puts US and China on collision course

Yun Tang says the tribunal’s ruling may be a turning point in US relations with China, and the two sides must exercise restraint and work together to prevent current tensions in the South China Sea from boiling over

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US fighter planes fly above the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis in the Philippine Sea. Two US aircraft carriers have started exercises in the area, defence officials said on June 19, as Washington's ally Manila faces growing pressure from Beijing in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP
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