Duterte to Bring Up Tribunal Decision if China Drills for Resources in Disputed Area

After announcing that he would set aside the decision of the Permanent Court of Arbitration on the South China Sea dispute, President Rodrigo Duterte is now saying that he would bring up the tribunal decision if China starts siphoning off minerals and resources from the disputed area. This comes after reports of the resumption of China’s island building in the region. Duterte added that the US should have asserted its might to…

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