Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this image from video taken by the US Air Force and provided in May last year. Photo: Reuters Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this image from video taken by the US Air Force and provided in May last year. Photo: Reuters
Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this image from video taken by the US Air Force and provided in May last year. Photo: Reuters
South China Sea

If China builds in Scarborough Shoal, it would come ‘after G20 summit’

Beijing might begin reclamation in the disputed atoll – 230km west of Manila – after leaders gather in Hangzhou next month but before the US presidential election, source says

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Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this image from video taken by the US Air Force and provided in May last year. Photo: Reuters Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this image from video taken by the US Air Force and provided in May last year. Photo: Reuters
Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this image from video taken by the US Air Force and provided in May last year. Photo: Reuters
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