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Merchant shipping unaffected by Chinese military presence in South China Sea

Friday, January 15, 2016 - 05:50
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The 2014 Sailing Directions for the South China Sea declares 52,000 sq miles as dangerous ground.

London

CHINA'S growing military presence in the South China Sea has drawn warnings from the United States that Beijing is seeking to exert control over one of the world's most important sea lanes, but so far the shipping industry seems less concerned.

Beijing has been increasingly