Tribunal rules against China’s claim to vast expanse of the South China Sea
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Tribunal rules against China’s claim to vast expanse of the South China Sea

Tribunal rules against China’s claim to vast expanse of the South China Sea

DigitalGlobe imagery shows nearly completed construction in the Fiery Cross Reef in the South China Sea, in the western part of the Spratly Islands.

 (DigitalGlobe)
Tribunal rules against China’s claim to vast expanse of the South China Sea

A photo taken by the Armed Forces of the Philippines shows disputed construction by China at Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratley Islands in the south China Sea.

 (Armed Forces of the Philippines )
Tribunal rules against China’s claim to vast expanse of the South China Sea

DigitalGlobe satellite image shows what is claimed to be an under-construction airstrip at Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in the disputed South China Sea.

 (DigitalGlobe)
Tribunal rules against China’s claim to vast expanse of the South China Sea

A Filipino holds a placard reading “Hands Off PH!” while protesting outside the Chinese consular office in Makati, near Manilla, against China’s territorial claims over the disputed Spratly Islands.

 (Francis R. Malasig / EPA)
Tribunal rules against China’s claim to vast expanse of the South China Sea

A handout photo provided by the oiffice of the president of Taiwan shows an aerial photograph of Taiping Island, also known as Itu Aba Island, in the South China Sea. The international tribunal in the Hague issued its ruling that China has no legal basis for its “nine-dash line” claiming most of the South China Sea.

 (Oiffce of the president of Taiwan)
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