Category Archives: Lectures

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, […]

The Rule of Law in the South China Sea Dispute

Previous versions: January 26, 2016 – University of the East, Caloocan June 28, 2015 – University of the East Law School June 28, 2015 – Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila  June 22, 2015 – Thrift bank lecture South China Sea dispute June 17, 2015 – Lopez Museum Historical Facts and Historical Lies in the West Philippine Sea (Updated) June […]