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 in a file photo. Photo: Reuters/Quang Le

July 14, 2017 12:37 PM (UTC+8)