Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

South China Sea: calls to honour Hague ruling 5 years on, but Beijing digs in

  • China has asserted itself more aggressively in the disputed waters since the tribunal ruled against it, while the US has challenged its ‘excessive claims’
  • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has faced pressure to enforce the ruling more firmly, but has largely preferred to maintain friendly ties with Beijing

Topic |   South China Sea
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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