China invades Islands, expands Territory by a third

July 30, 2012. Sansha City didn’t even exist a week ago. Now, it’s the central

A glimpse of life on China’s newly acquired islands. Image courtesy of YNET.

hub of a shocking military and territorial expansion campaign being carried out by China. Located off the coast of Vietnam, the Paracel Island chain had been in dispute between the two countries. But with China’s surprise invasion last week, the resource-rich territorial waters now rest firmly under the control of the communist Chinese military, increasing China’s overall territory by an additional one-third.  More…