China doing 'large scale' reclamation in disputed islands: media

February 26, 2015 10:52 AM

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China doing 'large scale' reclamation in disputed islands: media

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is conducting "large scale" land reclamation and construction on a reef in the disputed Spratly Islands, state-backed media reported on Thursday, in an unusual acknowledgement of its controversial work in the region.

Citing satellite images, the semi-official China Military Online said China had officially begun reclamation work on Cuarteron Reef, which is also claimed by the Philippines.

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