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China Opens Lighthouse on Disputed South China Sea Reef

China has begun operating a lighthouse on one of the artificial islands it built up in the South China Sea, a move that will likely further inflame tensions between China and its regional neighbors. State news agency Xinhua says the 55-meter-high lighthouse on Subi Reef was turned on Tuesday during a ceremony led by Chinese transportation officials.  Subi Reef, part of the Spratly Island archipelago, is one of many once-submerged reefs that Beijing has transformed into islands that...

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