søndag 11. september 2016

South China Sea: China building more islands?

Is China building more islands in the disputed waters of the South China Sea? The Philippines military this week released images of Chinese ships it said were capable of dredging sand around the Scarborough Shoal -- a small but strategic reef and fertile fishing ground 130 miles (200 kilometers) west from the Philippine island of Luzon.Beijing has denied it is reclaiming land, saying that while Chinese coast guard vessels patrol the waters around the shoal, which it calls Huangyandao, they were there for "law enforcement." Read more