A map collector based in Canada has revealed copies of historical documents, which prove a long history of Chinese fishermen living and working on islands in the South China Sea. Chen Zhiqiang said one of the copies he had obtained is the UK navy’s China Sea Directory issued in 1879. He said the documents explicitly state that Chinese fishermen had been living on these islands year after year.
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