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Mitsui pays China to free ship caught in 1930s row

Published Thu, Apr 24, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[BEIJING] Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines paid about US$29 million for the release of a ship seized by China over a dispute that dates back to the 1930s war between the countries, China's Supreme Court said yesterday.

The Chinese government has described the case as a simple business dispute unrelated to wartime compensation cl…

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