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Little let-up in South China Sea facility construction

15th December 2017 - 12:15 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


While tensions in the South China Sea were at a reduced level throughout 2017, China has not been sitting idle on its military outposts. 

In a report, the Washington-based Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) stated: ‘Beijing remains committed to advancing the next phase of its build-up – construction of the infrastructure necessary for fully functioning air and naval bases on the larger outposts.’

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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