FILE PHOTO: A Vietnamese naval soldier stands quard at Thuyen Chai island in the Spratly archipelago

FILE PHOTO: A Vietnamese naval soldier stands quard at Thuyen Chai island in the Spratly archipelago

A Vietnamese naval soldier stands quard at Thuyen Chai island in the Spratly archipelago. Photo: Reuters/Quang Le

August 5, 2017 1:53 AM (UTC+8)