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MB FILE—Scarborough Shoal.

China denies reports of building on disputed shoal

by Reuters Beijing — China’s Foreign Ministry yesterday denied reports that China will begin preparatory work this year for an environmental monitoring station on disputed…

MB FILE—A file photo of Scarborough Shoal taken during aerial inspection conducted by the Philippine Navy with Manila Bulletin correspondent assigned to take photo. The Scarborough Shoal is situated at the West Philippine Sea, 198 kilometer west of Subic Bay with an estimated area of 150 square kilometers. It has rich maritime resources, which why Chinese ships are currently engaging in illegal activities within the Philippine Exclusive Economic Zone. (Photo by: ERWIN G. BELEO) Manila Bulletin

China says no monitoring station on disputed island

by Associated Press China is not building an environmental monitoring station on a disputed South China Sea shoal, the foreign ministry said Wednesday, apparently denying…