TEXT: Summary of ruling on Philippines-China case

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Here is the gist of the Permanent Court of Arbitration's ruling on the historic case filed by the Philippines against China

LEGAL BATTLEGROUND. Filipinos stage a protest outside the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands on July 12, 2016, the day the tribunal released its ruling. Photo by Jed Alegado/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines won its historic case against China before the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague, Netherlands on Tuesday, July 12.

Below is the press release of the PCA summarizing its ruling on the case.

The arbitral tribunal’s decisions on the merits of the Philippines’ case, in particular, are found on pages 8 to 11 of the press release.

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The full copy of the PCA’s 501-page ruling can be found here– Rappler.com