China's expansionist policy in Spratley Is. in South China sea, reclamation from coral reefs at the opposition of Vietnam and Philippines was making news.
Now they are building an air strip of 3000 m length there. Foggy scenario getting clearer day by day ..
China believes expansion ignoring protests and befriending friendly states as is US policy, is the only way to exert its influence beyond borders and flex muscles.
Pic courtesy WSJ.