Taiwan has asked Google to blur images of new military structures on Taiping Island which are visible on its Earth and Maps services. Photograph: Google
The Guardian: Taiwan asks Google to blur images of military structures on island
Satellite pictures of new facilities at Taiping Island disclosed amid rising tensions over territorial dispute in South China Sea
Taiwan has asked Google to blur images of new military structures that have recently appeared on the hotly contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea.
Satellite pictures on Google Earth and Google Maps show four large three-pronged structures surrounding a circular building on the western coastline of Itu Aba, or Taiping Island, which is controlled by Taiwan but also claimed by China, Vietnam and the Philippines.
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Update #1: Report: Taiwan building anti-aircraft gun towers in South China Sea (UPI)
Update #2: Taiwan asks Google to blur images showing new South China Sea facilities (Reuters)
Update #3: South China Sea: What's Taiwan Building on Itu Aba? (The Diplomat)
WNU Editor: The Chinese and every other government in the region already knows what Taiwan is doing .... after-all they have their own satellites or access to their images. This is to quell the public from knowing what is happening.