søndag 13. mars 2016

China to create maritime judicial center as South China Sea tensions simmer

China will create an international maritime judicial center to protect its national sovereignty and maritime rights, the country's Supreme People's Court said Sunday, according to state news agency Xinhua. The move comes as tensions rise in the South China Sea, where China is locked in long-standing maritime disputes with several countries. The report gave few details on how the center would operate but said courts across the country would work to make China into a "maritime power." Read more