Members of the Philippine Coast Guard patrol at the Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea on April 14, 2021. Photo: Philippine Coast Guard via AP Members of the Philippine Coast Guard patrol at the Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea on April 14, 2021. Photo: Philippine Coast Guard via AP
Members of the Philippine Coast Guard patrol at the Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea on April 14, 2021. Photo: Philippine Coast Guard via AP
South China Sea

South China Sea: Philippines should legislate ‘gains’ of arbitral win, group says

  • Three experts, including an official who was part of the Philippine legal team behind the arbitration, want the government to enforce the country’s claims
  • But a critic says the measure is ‘unnecessary’ and won’t help to end the impasse between Beijing and Manila five years after the international tribunal’s ruling

Topic |   South China Sea
Members of the Philippine Coast Guard patrol at the Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea on April 14, 2021. Photo: Philippine Coast Guard via AP Members of the Philippine Coast Guard patrol at the Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea on April 14, 2021. Photo: Philippine Coast Guard via AP
Members of the Philippine Coast Guard patrol at the Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea on April 14, 2021. Photo: Philippine Coast Guard via AP
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