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China, Philippines Await Potential Landmark Maritime Ruling

The U.N.’s arbitration court will announce its decision Tuesday on a maritime dispute between China and the Philippines that could challenge Beijing's claims of sovereignty over the strategic South China Sea. The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration is ruling on a case brought by Manila in 2013 over China's aggressive actions off the Scarborough Shoal, a reef located about 225 kilometers off the Philippine coast. The Philippines is accusing China of violating the U.N.'s...

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