Aerial view of construction at Mabini (Johnson) Reef by China, in the disputed Spratley Islands, in the south China Sea. China deployed two batteries of sophisticated surface-to-air missile launchers to a disputed island in the South China Sea yesterday. Photo: EPA
Aerial view of construction at Mabini (Johnson) Reef by China, in the disputed Spratley Islands, in the south China Sea. China deployed two batteries of sophisticated surface-to-air missile launchers to a disputed island in the South China Sea yesterday. Photo: EPA

update | Beijing calls reaction to missile deployment ‘hype’ in defending use of armaments in South China Sea disputed islands

Aerial view of construction at Mabini (Johnson) Reef by China, in the disputed Spratley Islands, in the south China Sea. China deployed two batteries of sophisticated surface-to-air missile launchers to a disputed island in the South China Sea yesterday. Photo: EPA
Aerial view of construction at Mabini (Johnson) Reef by China, in the disputed Spratley Islands, in the south China Sea. China deployed two batteries of sophisticated surface-to-air missile launchers to a disputed island in the South China Sea yesterday. Photo: EPA
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