In this 2014 photo, a Chinese coastguard ship blocks a Philippine vessel trying to enter the Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea to relieve Philippine troops and resupply provisions. Photo: AP In this 2014 photo, a Chinese coastguard ship blocks a Philippine vessel trying to enter the Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea to relieve Philippine troops and resupply provisions. Photo: AP
In this 2014 photo, a Chinese coastguard ship blocks a Philippine vessel trying to enter the Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea to relieve Philippine troops and resupply provisions. Photo: AP
South China Sea

What next for China and the Philippines in the South China Sea dispute?

Zha Daojiong says in the wake of the arbitral award, it’s up to the two nations involved to negotiate a settlement, with binding rules to guide the use of the seas

Topic |   South China Sea
In this 2014 photo, a Chinese coastguard ship blocks a Philippine vessel trying to enter the Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea to relieve Philippine troops and resupply provisions. Photo: AP In this 2014 photo, a Chinese coastguard ship blocks a Philippine vessel trying to enter the Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea to relieve Philippine troops and resupply provisions. Photo: AP
In this 2014 photo, a Chinese coastguard ship blocks a Philippine vessel trying to enter the Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea to relieve Philippine troops and resupply provisions. Photo: AP
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