By Kelli-Anne TIM  [Editor-in-Chief] 

An oil spill has been discovered off the coast of the Hainan Island by satellite images in the South China Sea. It has begun to spread across the Chinese territorial waters. The danger is that it could even begin to spread towards Vietnamese territorial waters. As seen in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, an oil spill can have severe environmental consequences.

This is a developing story.