A Philippine Air Force plane on Thitu Island. Photo: Reuters

Philippine tourists could soon be visiting Thitu, the country’s largest and most vital island in the South China Sea

  • China and Vietnam have been developing facilities on islands they either occupy or have built from scratch on top of submerged reefs
  • Thitu is in the Spratlys, just 14 nautical miles from China’s Subi Reef which is home to about 400 individual buildings
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A Philippine Air Force plane on Thitu Island. Photo: Reuters
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