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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Military co-operation a vital first step for China and India

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... they could surmount challenges faced by their people while working towards the global good. But their relationship has been rocky since a border war 50 years ago, and a territorial dispute ... 4,000-kilometre Himalayan border is at the heart of the matter. Soldiers bristle on either side and China's construction of military infrastructure on the frontier deepens India's concerns. ...

  2. News - China

    Border dispute an obstacle to building trust between China and India

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... Debasish Roy Chowdhury debasish.roy@scmp.com Premier Li Keqiang will head to India to boost economic ties, but a long-festering border dispute lingers in the background Distrust still runs ... at Chairman Mao Zedong's cue as they shook hands at a May Day parade on the Tiananmen rostrum in 1970. The wounds of the 1962 border war, in which India suffered a humiliating defeat, were still ...

  3. Business - China Business - POINT OF LAW

    Arbitration players across the border in row of their own

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by WARREN GANESH, Gary Yin

    ... Warren Ganesh and Gary Yin Warren Ganesh and Gary Yin of Smyth & Co, in association with RPC, look at the dispute between rival mainland arbitration bodies Arbitration players across the border in row of their own The dispute between, on the one hand, CIETAC (China's oldest and best known institutional arbitration body) and, on the other, SHIAC (the new Shanghai ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    China and Vietnam co-operating despite border disputes

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 03:49pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... an agreement on extraditions in January. The easy to cross 1,350km long border has allowed smuggling and trafficking to flourish and it seems to be increasing. Police in Luoding busted a drug-smuggling ... to Guangdong. As Chinese fugitives seek refuge in Vietnam, more Vietnamese migrant workers seek work in China’s better-paying factories. The border province Guangxi says it arrested some 2,000 illegal ...

  5. Macau axe set to fall on ex-minister's pet projects

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... residents. But the government has not come up with any proposal to present to the legislature regarding the scheme. One much-awaited project is expansion of the Border Gate, with the growing influx of mainland tourists overstraining the checkpoint, which now can handle 250,000 people a day. Ao said last year a new project would double the checkpoint's capacity. Last week, the court was told ...


    Preparing for the main event

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent Amid the manoeuvring and megaphone diplomacy between Beijing and Manila over the Scarborough Shoal, a potential legal time-bomb remains for China Amid the manoeuvring and megaphone diplomacy that has surrounded the sta ...

  7. Going it alone

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... to successfully settle their long-disputed borders on land and in the Gulf of Tonkin. The gulf deal involved a straightforward equal split of waters between Hainan Island and northern Vietnam. Mainland ...

  8. Tide turns in dangerous waters

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo China may not like it, but it has little recourse after the UN commission in charge of setting maritime boundaries sided with Japan, approving its application for control over a vast new area of the Pacific Ocean, according to analys ...

  9. The wild frontier

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jason Wordie The differences that once distinguished Hong Kong from the rest of China have become more blurred every year since the handover. Even the mention of a 'border' between the Special Administrative Region and Guangdong has become politically incorrect. Borders, after all, define international frontiers, not artificial divisions within the same nation. ...

  10. Rules tightened on vegetable imports after smuggling claims

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The mainland's watchdog for quality supervision and inspection has issued new measures on cross- border vegetable shipments after Hong Kong traders complained of vegetables ... aimed at tightening quality control for the cross-border trade, Xinhua reported. The rules specify safety criteria, clarify the responsibilities of producers and operators, and toughen ...




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