This satellite image from May 17 shows two barges anchored just off the western edge of the Thitu Island runway, which collapsed into the sea several years ago. The island is claimed by the Philippines. Photo: Amti.csis.org

Philippines rebuilding runway on South China Sea island, scene of stand-off with Beijing, think tank says

Satellite images show dredger moored off Thitu Island in disputed waterway, US-based Centre for Strategic and International Studies says

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This satellite image from May 17 shows two barges anchored just off the western edge of the Thitu Island runway, which collapsed into the sea several years ago. The island is claimed by the Philippines. Photo: Amti.csis.org
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