AFP 2012-08-05 05:37:30
TO GO WITH China-military-maritime-dispute,FOCUS by Kelly Olsen
This picture taken on July 20, 2012 shows a Chinese man leaving a government office in Sansha, China's newest city, anchored on a remote tropical island with coral reefs, palm trees and white sand beaches giving it the allure of a tourist idyll, under the administration of southern Hainan province. The so-called "city" is on Yongxing, one of many small islands, reefs and shoals that make up the disputed Paracel Islands spreading over the northern part of the sea. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO
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