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Philippines Says China Reclaiming Land in Disputed South China Sea

The Philippines says China appears to be preparing to build an airstrip or military outpost on a reef in a part of the South China Sea claimed by both Manila and Beijing.   The Philippine Foreign Ministry says satellite photos show China has moved large amounts of dirt and other materials to the Johnson Reef, in an attempt to expand the land area.   Various Philippine officials speculated China may be trying to build an airstrip or military base on the submerged reef, though...

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