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China to Start Regular Patrols From Disputed South China Sea Island

China has announced plans to start regular civilian patrols of the disputed South China Sea, a move that could further escalate tensions in the region. A state-run media report Tuesday said a 5,000 ton patrol vessel will be based at what Beijing calls Sansha City in the Paracel Islands, which already hosts a Chinese military garrison. The China Ocean News says the ship will begin making regular patrols through the waters of the South China Sea, site of territorial disputes between...

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