South China Sea: China sets up maritime 'judicial centre', top judge says

March 13, 2016 6:13 AM

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South China Sea: China sets up maritime 'judicial centre', top judge says

China plans to set up an "international maritime judicial centre" to help protect the country's sovereignty and rights at sea, a top judge has said.

Giving a work report at the annual meeting of China's largely rubber-stamp parliament, Chief Justice Zhou Qiang said courts across China were working to implement the national strategy of building China into a "maritime power".

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