China flies the flag in Sansha, on Woody Island, also known as Yongxing Island. Photo: AP Photo China flies the flag in Sansha, on Woody Island, also known as Yongxing Island. Photo: AP Photo
China flies the flag in Sansha, on Woody Island, also known as Yongxing Island. Photo: AP Photo
South China Sea

The under-the-radar South China Sea projects Beijing uses to cement its claims

  • China is relying not just on the military but also on civilian and scientific activities to strengthen its position in the region
  • Those efforts are in less sensitive areas than other countries claiming rights to the region, a Chinese analyst says

Topic |   South China Sea
China flies the flag in Sansha, on Woody Island, also known as Yongxing Island. Photo: AP Photo China flies the flag in Sansha, on Woody Island, also known as Yongxing Island. Photo: AP Photo
China flies the flag in Sansha, on Woody Island, also known as Yongxing Island. Photo: AP Photo
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