09 March 2013

China Tries To Bolster Claim To Disputed Pacific Islands By Upgrading Mobile Coverage There

The Spratly Islands are some 750 reefs, atolls and islands in the South China Sea that are claimed variously by Brunei, the People's Republic of China, the Republic of China (Taiwan), Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam. That's largely because of the rich fishing grounds that surround them, and the possibility of significant oil and gas reserves nearby. 

On Techdirt.

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