A satellite image of what is claimed to be an under-construction airstrip at Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in the disputed South China Sea.  The photo was taken on April 2, 2015 by satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe. Photo: AFP A satellite image of what is claimed to be an under-construction airstrip at Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in the disputed South China Sea.  The photo was taken on April 2, 2015 by satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe. Photo: AFP
A satellite image of what is claimed to be an under-construction airstrip at Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in the disputed South China Sea. The photo was taken on April 2, 2015 by satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe. Photo: AFP

China’s land reclamation in South China Sea grows, claims Pentagon report

Pentagon report claims China has reclamed more than 1,170 hectares in the South China Sea, compared to an earlier estimate of 800 hectares

A satellite image of what is claimed to be an under-construction airstrip at Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in the disputed South China Sea.  The photo was taken on April 2, 2015 by satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe. Photo: AFP A satellite image of what is claimed to be an under-construction airstrip at Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in the disputed South China Sea.  The photo was taken on April 2, 2015 by satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe. Photo: AFP
A satellite image of what is claimed to be an under-construction airstrip at Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in the disputed South China Sea. The photo was taken on April 2, 2015 by satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe. Photo: AFP
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