China building more lighthouses on disputed South China Sea reefs (dpa German Press Agency)

Beijing (dpa) – China has begun operating two new lighthouses and plans to build more on disputed islands in the South China Sea, state media announced Saturday. The Transport Ministry held a ceremony for the 50-metre lighthouses on Huayang Reef of the Spratly Islands, which China calls Nansha and claims sovereignty over, the official Xinhua news…