According to a US military official, the USS Lassen's patrol is the first of a series of visits aimed at testing China's territorial claims. Photo: AP

Beijing's reef building in South China Sea will continue

Du Ping says the USS Lassen's visit to China-claimed islands was good theatre, but it won't stop Beijing from building on them

Topic |   South China Sea: Analysis

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According to a US military official, the USS Lassen's patrol is the first of a series of visits aimed at testing China's territorial claims. Photo: AP
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