Chinese missile frigate Yuncheng launches an anti-ship missile during a military exercise in the waters near the Paracel Islands on July 8. Photo: Xinhua via AP Chinese missile frigate Yuncheng launches an anti-ship missile during a military exercise in the waters near the Paracel Islands on July 8. Photo: Xinhua via AP
Chinese missile frigate Yuncheng launches an anti-ship missile during a military exercise in the waters near the Paracel Islands on July 8. Photo: Xinhua via AP
South China Sea

US orders fresh sanctions on Chinese firms over South China Sea ‘militarisation’

  • State-owned China Communications Construction Company among the entities targeted
  • Visa restrictions to apply to people and businesses linked to activities in the disputed waters, US secretary of state says

Topic |   South China Sea
Chinese missile frigate Yuncheng launches an anti-ship missile during a military exercise in the waters near the Paracel Islands on July 8. Photo: Xinhua via AP Chinese missile frigate Yuncheng launches an anti-ship missile during a military exercise in the waters near the Paracel Islands on July 8. Photo: Xinhua via AP
Chinese missile frigate Yuncheng launches an anti-ship missile during a military exercise in the waters near the Paracel Islands on July 8. Photo: Xinhua via AP

Corrected [12:48am, 27 Aug, 2020]

  • [12:48am, 27 Aug, 2020]

    An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that China Construction America (CCA) is a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC). CCA is a unit of China State Construction Engineering Corporation.

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