Spratly Islands

Motorboats anchor at an isle of the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, which is claimed by China in almost its entirety. Photos: Reuters

Taiwan to spend US$100m on work at disputed Spratlys

Taiwan plans to spend more than US$100 million to build a dock big enough for warships in the disputed Spratly islands, a legislator said Thursday, as other claimants strengthen their regional military presence.

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