For months now, the Communist Party has been whipping up nationalist sentiment, casting the Philippines’ South China Sea case as an illegal and humiliating foreign plot.
On Tuesday, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague delivered what was widely seen as stunning rebuke, finding “no legal basis” for the country’s expansive maritime claims.
09:45 Rodrigo Duterte and Xi Jinping Agree to Reopen South China Sea Talks1
17:00 South China Sea: US sails warship near disputed islands
13:38 Exclusive: U.S. carries out freedom-of-navigation operation in South China Sea1
23:09 Duterte allows Xi to take lead on South China Sea issue1