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The ruling in the South China Sea has been in effect for five years

The ruling in the South China Sea has been in effect for five years



Moving on now hundreds of filipinos marched in front of the chinese consulate on monday to mark the five-year anniversary of the un permanent court of arbitration's decision which upheld the philippines territorial rights on the south china sea in 2016 an international tribunal had ruled there is no legal basis for china's nine-dash line claiming rights to much of the south china sea protesters called for china to respect the tribunal's decision we're here today to mark the fifth year anniversary of the philippine victory over the west philippine sea but we are also here today to protest the fact that mr duterte has consistently failed to live up and assert the promise of the decision made by the hague five years ago but five years on filipino fishermen have seen little change in the way they are treated when they head out to the seas beijing has rejected the tribunal's ruling and filipino fishermen say they cannot fish freely due to the presence of the chinese coast guards china claims most of the waters in the south china sea which carries a third of the world's maritime traffic the philippines brunei malaysia taiwan and vietnam also have claims in several parts of the sea.

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