The Chinese navy has turned a sand beach on Woody island, one of the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, into a vegetable field, according to the Chinese navy’s official WeChat account. Photo: Weibo The Chinese navy has turned a sand beach on Woody island, one of the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, into a vegetable field, according to the Chinese navy’s official WeChat account. Photo: Weibo
The Chinese navy has turned a sand beach on Woody island, one of the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, into a vegetable field, according to the Chinese navy’s official WeChat account. Photo: Weibo
Sebastian Strangio
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Sebastian Strangio

Don’t hold your breath for a dramatic Southeast Asian pushback against China

  • Covid-19 has revealed the two faces of Chinese power: benefactor and bully. As US-China tensions grow and temperatures rise in the South China Sea, Southeast Asia will only become more tense, anxious and constrained

The Chinese navy has turned a sand beach on Woody island, one of the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, into a vegetable field, according to the Chinese navy’s official WeChat account. Photo: Weibo The Chinese navy has turned a sand beach on Woody island, one of the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, into a vegetable field, according to the Chinese navy’s official WeChat account. Photo: Weibo
The Chinese navy has turned a sand beach on Woody island, one of the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, into a vegetable field, according to the Chinese navy’s official WeChat account. Photo: Weibo
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