China Deploys Missiles to Disputed Islands: Taiwan

  • China has deployed an advanced surface-to-air missile system to one of the disputed islands it controls in the South China Sea, Taiwan said.
  • Taiwan defence ministry spokesman Major General David Lo told Reuters the missile batteries had been set up on Woody Island.
  • The island is part of the Paracels chain, under Chinese control for more than 40 year but also claimed by Taiwan and Vietnam.