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China's artificial islands now a third of Manila City

Jul 30, 2015 - 11:30 AM

In the West Philippine Sea China is building artificial islands the size of nearly 1 800 soccer fields combined

Subi Reef, Spratly Islands, South China Sea. Photo courtesy of Victor Robert Lee/DigitalGlobe   Photo by Victor Robert Lee/Digital Globe

IN PHOTOS: Artificial China island can fit 3-km runway

Jul 27, 2015 - 3:27 PM

New satellite images of Zamora Reef show a ramp up of construction now that land filling operations have ceased in this part of the West Philippine Sea

Subi Reef, Spratly Islands, South China Sea. Photo by Victor Robert Lee/Digital Globe

China spots floating objects in Malaysia jet hunt

Mar 13, 2014 - 10:40 AM

2ND UPDATE China says on Wednesday March 12 that a Chinese satellite had seen the objects in a suspected crash sea area in the South China Sea on March 9

SATELLITE IMAGES. One of 3 images released by the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND) of the People's Republic of China on 13 March 2014 and taken on 09 March, show what it says are three large floating objects in an area where missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 vanished from radar on 08 March. Image from SASTIND.GOV.CN/EPA

DigitalGlobe crowdsources search for missing Malaysian jet

Mar 12, 2014 - 1:28 PM

DigitalGlobe will let users crowdsource satellite images to help find the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

STILL MISSING. Malaysia Airlines flight MH-370 remains missing after contact with air traffic authorities on March 8. Background photo from AFP

Images suggest looming North Korea missile test: DigitalGlobe

Nov 27, 2012 - 1:05 PM

North Korea could carry out a long range missile test in the next three weeks with new satellite images showing increased launch site activity