48-man team to argue PH case vs China
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The Philippines will present the country’s case for the first round of oral arguments filed against China over the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea this week before the Permanent Court Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday. Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario will lead the 48-man delegation for the first round of oral arguments which will start this week until Nov. 30, 2015, the DFA said. The tribunal in The Hague is expected to rule on the Philippines’ case by 2016, the year Philippine President Benigno Aquino III steps down from office.
Barcelo, V. (2015, November 25). 48-man team to argue PH case vs China. Manila Standard, p. A5.
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Territorial waters; Disputes; Law of the sea; International law; United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea; Exclusive rights; Exclusive economic zone; Permanent Court Arbitration in The Hague; Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA); United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS); Aquino, Benigno III; Hilbay, Florin; Jardeleza, Francis; Llamas, Ronald; Carpio, Antonio; Biazon, Rodolfo; Guevarra, Menardo; Reichler, Paul
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