PCA Concludes Merit Hearing In Maritime Case Between Philippines And China

(December 1, 2015, 1:45 PM EST) -- THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) on Nov. 30 said it has completed its hearing on the merits of an arbitration commenced by the Republic of the Philippines against the People's Republic of China pursuant to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), stating that it expects to issue an award in the case next year (The Republic of the Philippines v. The People's Republic of China, No. 2013-19, PCA).

The PCA said in a press release that...
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