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China's Xinhua says court has issued "ill-founded award" on South China Sea

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 17:02
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China's state-run Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday that the "law-abusing tribunal" hearing a case about the disputed South China Sea had issued an"ill-founded award".

[BEIJING] China's state-run Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday that the "law-abusing tribunal" hearing a case about the disputed South China Sea had issued an"ill-founded award".

It gave no other details.

An arbitration court in The Hague will rule on Tuesday in a dispute about the South China Sea in which the Philippines is challenging China's right to exploit resources across vast swathes of the waters.

REUTERS