A Chinese coast guard boat sprays a water cannon at Filipino fishermen near Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has set July 12 to deliver its decision on a key case involving the South China Sea. Photo: AP

China defiant after international tribunal sets date to announce its ruling on nation’s claims in South China Sea

Foreign Ministry statement repeats Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has no jurisdiction to rule in the matter and Beijing will rejects its findings

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A Chinese coast guard boat sprays a water cannon at Filipino fishermen near Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has set July 12 to deliver its decision on a key case involving the South China Sea. Photo: AP
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Liu Zhen

Liu Zhen

Liu Zhen joined the Post in 2015 as a reporter on the China desk. She previously worked with Reuters in Beijing.