Composite picture of the beach on Woody Island. Picture on the left was taken on 3 February and the picture on the right was taken on 14 February
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South China Sea island row: Three key questions

China has denied claims by Taiwan that it has deployed surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea.

But why is sovereignty of the islands disputed, and how serious could the row get?

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes explains.

  • 17 Feb 2016
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