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FULL TEXT: Retired SC Justice Antonio Carpio delivers keynote address at a forum on the West Philippine Sea

Speaking for the first time after retiring from the Supreme Court, Justice Antonio T. Carpio delivered the keynote address at a forum on a Code of Conduct (COC) on the West Philippine Sea.

We are reproducing Justice Carpio’s speech in full below.

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The West Philippine Sea dispute: Is it really over or just the beginning?

It is a mum victory for the Philippines. Yesterday, at 5PM PST, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague, Netherlands has awarded to the Philippines its claims on the contested islands in the West Philippine Sea against China. The Court favored to uphold the 200 nautical mile exclusive economic zone of the Philippines versus the nine dash line historical document being claimed by China.

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