Chinese soldiers on Woody Island, part of the Paracel chain, which is also claimed by Vietnam. Photo: ReutersChinese soldiers on Woody Island, part of the Paracel chain, which is also claimed by Vietnam. Photo: Reuters
Chinese soldiers on Woody Island, part of the Paracel chain, which is also claimed by Vietnam. Photo: Reuters

Beijing hits back at US Senate proposal for South China Sea sanctions saying it ‘violates norms of international law’

  • China says it is ‘within its sovereign rights’ to build on disputed territory after bipartisan group moves to sanction those involved in the construction

Topic |   US-China relations
Chinese soldiers on Woody Island, part of the Paracel chain, which is also claimed by Vietnam. Photo: ReutersChinese soldiers on Woody Island, part of the Paracel chain, which is also claimed by Vietnam. Photo: Reuters
Chinese soldiers on Woody Island, part of the Paracel chain, which is also claimed by Vietnam. Photo: Reuters
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