Renewed ASEAN position on South China Sea?

A. Ibrahim Almuttaqi

Head of the ASEAN Studies Program at The Habibie Center


Jakarta   /  Mon, August 6, 2018  /  09:27 am

Navy personnel of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy take part in a military display in the South China Sea April 12, 2018. Picture taken April 12, 2018. REUTERS(Reuters/Stringer)

July marked two years since the international arbitration court ruled in favor of the Philippines versus China concerning their maritime jurisdiction dispute in the South China Sea. With Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, Vietnam and Taiwan also making their own claims to the disputed area, much was expected from the landmark ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration on July 12, 2016.