China in nuke move

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - NEWS -

BEI­JING: China aims to launch off­shore nu­clear power plat­forms to pro­mote devel­op­ment in the South China Sea, state me­dia re­ported days af­ter an in­ter­na­tional court ruled Bei­jing had no his­toric claims to most of the wa­ters. Sovereignty over the South China Sea is con­tested by China, the Philip­pines, Viet­nam, Malaysia, Brunei and Tai­wan and any move to build nu­clear re­ac­tors is likely to stoke fur­ther ten­sion in the re­gion.

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