Measure of the Sierra Madre
September 9, 2014 10:50 PM   Subscribe

China's Island Factory
New islands are being made in the disputed South China Sea by the might of the Chinese state. But a group of marooned Filipinos on a rusting wreck is trying to stand in the way.
posted by Joe in Australia (5 comments total) 16 users marked this as a favorite
great article.

this is not the "other" side of the story that I might expect, I guess, but : via reddit

sounds less like reality. I am admittedly confused!
posted by gkr at 11:46 PM on September 9, 2014

There is also an interesting NYT article on this dispute, and Pagasa, here.
posted by carter at 5:45 AM on September 10, 2014 [1 favorite]

Hot dang, found it: Previously. Looks like time has not been the Sierra Madre's friend.
posted by Ogre Lawless at 12:31 PM on September 10, 2014

posted by Kevin Street at 2:30 PM on September 10, 2014

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