Beijing rejects arbitration over Philippines territorial spat


China should be careful how it looks to the international community, according to Professor Jerome Cohen of New York University.

The drama about the disputed Scarborough Shoal or Huangyan Islands had the Philippines seeking international arbitration from the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea or UNCLOS. The Philippines have said they acknowledge that they are no match for China’s militarial power and wish to settle this matter on international standard proceedings. All well and good, but only if China shows up.


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