On May 25,an Airbus A operating on the route was hijacked by a man later identified as Reginald Chua,  just before the airplane was about to land. The flight carried passengers and 13 crew members.
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Latest satellite imagery shows that China has virtually completed building a sprawling network of military bases and facilities on contested features in the South China Sea.
Those facilities are already being put to strategic use: The Philippines has exercised control over the disputed land feature, which hosts a permanent Filipino community, for the past four decades.
China appears to be taking issue with that claim, in a bid to squeeze other claimants out of areas it controls. Duterte has bid to loosen those ties, in part by downgrading annual joint war game exercises which previously pointed largely at China. Washington recently deployed a carrier battle group, the USS Carl Vinson, to the Philippines for the first time since US Navy handout via Reuters The visit came a week after the Pentagon made the unprecedented move of deploying a guided-missile destroyer Hopper within 12 nautical miles of the Scarborough Shoal.
The shoal, which lies just about nautical miles from the Philippine mainland, is claimed by Manila but has been occupied by China since a naval standoff in The Philippine defense establishment fears that Beijing may soon start to reclaim land around the shoal to eventually establish military facilities on it.
Washington seems determined to step up its naval presence in the area with the cooperation of its regional allies, including the Philippines, as well as new partners such as Vietnam.
China, however, remains undaunted. And increasingly Beijing is using US countermeasures as pretext to further expand its growing military footprint in the area.Art, Culture and Music at the Airport Experience a series of exhibitions and live performances at HKIA.
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