Work on disputed islands monitored

WEB ATTACK:National Security Bureau Director-General Lee Shying-jow said that denial-of-service attacks on the DPP’s Web site had originated with groups in China

Taipei Times
Date: Mar 27, 2015
By: Jason Pan  /  Staff reporter

The government is closely monitoring a flurry of construction work by rival claimant nations in South China Sea islands and reefs, National Security Bureau (NSB) Director-General Lee Shying-jow (李翔宙) said, although he disagreed with calls to bolster Taiwan’s military built-up in the disputed region.

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Lee was asked about reports about Vietnam deploying heavy artillery guns and other enhanced military installations on the Spratly Islands (Nansha Islands, 南沙群島) by Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Lin Yu-fang (林郁方) at a session of the legislature’s Foreign Affairs and National Defense Committee yesterday.     [FULL  STORY]