LIVE BLOG: No legal basis for China to claim historic rights, says arbitral tribunal

  • The tribunal said  China has violated the Philippines' sovereign rights in the disputed waters
  • Manila, which lodged a case against Beijing in 2013, welcomed the ruling
  • China said it will not accept any positions or actions based on the outcome of the arbitration case

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