Key points of the Arbitral Tribunal's decision in PH vs China case (Philippines Daily Inquirer)

The international Arbitral Tribunal on Thursday decided on several issues in the maritime dispute case between China and the Philippines over the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea), majority of which involved rejecting China’s arguments. The Tribunal’s decisions were unanimous, shutting down several of China’s statements against the arbitration case. In a 10-page summary, The Tribunal…