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Defending Sovereign Rights in the West Philippine Sea by Justice Antonio T. Carpio

Importance of the South China Sea US$5.3 trillion in ship-borne goods traverse the South China Sea annually, accounting for almost one-half of the world’s shipborne trade in tonnage. Four leading exporting countries use the South China Sea for their maritime trade – China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. Sixty-five percent of South Korea’s petroleum imports, […]