China will launch 10 new satellites to bolster its surveillance of the South China Sea. Photo: AP

China unveils satellite network plan for round-the-clock lock on South China Sea

Launches to strengthen Beijing’s hold on contested waters as it quietly presses on with build-up on artificial islands, observers say

Topic |   South China Sea

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China will launch 10 new satellites to bolster its surveillance of the South China Sea. Photo: AP
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