Tensions between China and the US over the South China Sea have escalated in recent months ahead of the ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration. Illustration: SCMP

Showdown in the South China Sea: how ruling by Permanent Court of Arbitration may play out in Asia

China and the US are likely to clash further in the contested waters following the decision in case brought by Philippines

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Tensions between China and the US over the South China Sea have escalated in recent months ahead of the ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration. Illustration: SCMP
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