Protesters display a broken fishing boat with a message during a rally outside of the Chinese Consulate hours before the Hague-based UN international arbitration tribunal is to announce its ruling on South China Sea. Photo: AP

Massive blow: South China Sea ruling takes direct aim at Beijing’s sweeping claims

President Xi Jinping insists China won’t accept Hague tribunal findings and calls for peaceful resolution to disputes through direct talks with affected parties

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Protesters display a broken fishing boat with a message during a rally outside of the Chinese Consulate hours before the Hague-based UN international arbitration tribunal is to announce its ruling on South China Sea. Photo: AP
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