China Southern Airlines crew members holding a Chinese national flag pose for pictures on July 13 in front of a plane that landed at a new airport built by Beijing on Mischief Reef in the South China Sea’s disputed Spratly chain. | REUTERS
Asia Pacific – ANALYSIS – Jul 27, 2016 – Article history
VIENTIANE – Daring to take on China in a territorial dispute in the South China Sea, the Philippines went to an international tribunal for justice, and won big. But it turned out to be a pyrrhic victory.