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Taiwan asks Google to blur satellite images from Google Earth after media note what appear to be new military facilities on its sole holding in the South China Sea

4 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
Taiwan Defense Ministry spokesperson said the request was made "under the pre-condition of protecting military secrets and security." The images on Google Earth show four structures on the disputed Itu Aba along with an airstrip and port.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.