18 March 2017

News Story: China to build new structure in Scarborough Shoal

China plans to build an environmental monitoring station in the Scarborough Shoal located in the Western Philippine Sea which potentially raising new concerns over Beijing’s actions to assert its claims in the strategically crucial waterbody.

The Hainan Daily newspaper quoted the top official in Sansha City that administers China’s island claims, saying such stations were being built on six islands and reefs, including Scarborough Shoal off the northwestern Philippines.

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