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To counter Japan and the United States, China builds a pier for warships at a site near disputed islands in the East China Sea

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he construction of the site on an island of the Nanji chain off the port of Wenzhou — near the disputed Senkaku or Diaoyu Islands — is in response to increasing tensions with Japan and the United States, according to unnamed sources.
11 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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