Structures and an airstrip are seen on man-made Subi Reef, where China has built one of three weather observation facilities. Photo: AP Structures and an airstrip are seen on man-made Subi Reef, where China has built one of three weather observation facilities. Photo: AP
Structures and an airstrip are seen on man-made Subi Reef, where China has built one of three weather observation facilities. Photo: AP
South China Sea

Beijing opens weather stations on artificial islands in South China Sea

  • Observation facilities are located on Fiery Cross, Subi and Mischief reefs in disputed Spratly archipelago
  • Foreign ministry says they will be used to ‘better provide public services to nations’ in the area

Topic |   South China Sea
Structures and an airstrip are seen on man-made Subi Reef, where China has built one of three weather observation facilities. Photo: AP Structures and an airstrip are seen on man-made Subi Reef, where China has built one of three weather observation facilities. Photo: AP
Structures and an airstrip are seen on man-made Subi Reef, where China has built one of three weather observation facilities. Photo: AP
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