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South China Sea Court Ruling Puts Fish Rivalry Into Spotlight

July 19,2016 08:14

An international ruling that nullified Beijing's claims to most of the South China Sea has significant consequences for a highly prized asset in the contested waters: its fish. In the short term, experts say the ruling is likely to lead to more ...



An international ruling that nullified Beijing’s claims to most of the South China Sea has significant consequences for a highly prized asset in the contested waters: its fish. In the short term, experts say the ruling is likely to lead to more intensive fishing because countries at territorial odds with China now have new confidence to exploit their own maritime resources. Beijing, which rejects the ruling, may also move to step up...

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