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Court to rule on China-Philippines sea dispute

Court to rule on China-Philippines sea dispute

By Paul Eckert An obscure international maritime arbitration panel in the Netherlands will deliver a ruling on July 12 on a testy dispute between China and the Philippines over remote islets in the South China Sea. The United States is not a party to the case in the...

Court to rule on China-Philippines sea dispute

Freya: Helping children in New Orleans

Name: Freya Hoffman-Terry Birth place: York, Maine (United States) Age: 32 Occupation: Chief Operating Officer/Program Manager at A’s & Aces, a non-profit youth development organization in New Orleans providing literacy and academic support, life skills and...

Court to rule on China-Philippines sea dispute

Big disputes over tiny islands in Asia

This article is part of a News-Decoder series of “decoders” that explain crucial background to big issues. For more decoders, click here. By Pauline Bock Islets, reefs and shoals in a vast stretch of sea almost twice the size of the Mediterranean may...

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