Tag Archives: Hague

The Hague hearings: Ball in Arbitral Tribunal’s court

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — An Arbitral Tribunal of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague will convene on Friday (July 10) to deliberate its jurisdiction over the Philippines’ case against China’s activities in the West Philippine Sea. Throughout the first round of arguments, the Philippine delegation explained to the five-member court that […]

FULL TEXT: DFA chief addresses UN tribunal at The Hague

Foreign Affairs Sec. Albert del Rosario on Tuesday gave a statement before the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands explaining why the Philippines filed the case against China. The full text of his speech, as it was delivered, was released by the Department of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday with the subtitle “Why the […]

#AnimatED: Philippines v China

On July 7 to 13, the Philippines argues its historic case versus China before a UN Arbitral Tribunal in The Hague. The core issue to be resolved is: does the Arbitral Tribunal have jurisdiction over the maritime dispute? In the hearing, a top-level delegation will represent the Philippines. Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario and […]

Permanent Court of Arbitration Issuance on the Arbitration between the Republic of the Philippines and the People’s Republic of China: Arbitral Tribunal Establishes Rules of Procedure and Initial Timetable

The Arbitral Tribunal in the case brought by the Republic of the Philippines against the People’s Republic of China under Annex VII to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (“the Convention”), has issued its first Procedural Order, establishing the initial timetable for the arbitration and adopting Rules of Procedure. This follows […]