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Island outposts get upgrade as Duterte draws ‘red lines’ in South China Sea

The Philippines has begun long-delayed repairs to its crumbling runway at Thitu, or Pag-asa, the largest of its nine outposts in the Spratly Islands, according to a May 25 report from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). The tiny island is home to about 100 civilians and the Philippine military maintains a small […]