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  1. Limits of tolerance

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... Jerome A. Cohen, Jon M. Van Dyke Last week's US-South Korean 'war games' in the Yellow Sea offshore China and Korea dramatically brought to a boil the long-simmering US-China dispute over what kinds of military activities can be conducted i ...

  2. UN deadline unlikely to resolve disputes over South China Sea

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok in Beijing and Ng Tze-wei in Singapore Although dotted with uninhabited islands and reefs, the South China Sea is far from quiet. With its rich reserves of natural resources and geopolitical importance, the area has attracted conflicting sov ...

  3. China protests to N Korea after 3 shot dead at border

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok China formally protested after North Korean border guards shot three Chinese citizens dead last week, the Foreign Ministry said yesterday. Another Chinese citizen was injured when the guards opened fire on the border between the city of Dandong, in Liaoning province, and North Korea, ministry spokesman Qin Gang said. Qin said the shooting took place early on Friday ...

  4. Tang vows to push through cross-border projects

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... a cross-border express railway. Speaking after meeting Guangdong and Macau officials yesterday, Tang said opposition in Hong Kong would pose no barriers to cross-border development. 'It will only ... level, he said, adding: 'Therefore our effort and perseverance in driving infrastructure to foster cross-border development is unshakable.' His comment came at the end of the Third ...

  5. Engineers finish marking of sea borders

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... China National Radio Beijing had to strike a 'legal balance' between establishing a sea border that was in line with international law and 'maximising the protection of national ...

  6. Indian generals in charge of border accept PLA offer to visit

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... S. N. M. Abdi in New Delhi For the first time, Indian generals commanding troops deployed at the border with China have accepted an invitation to visit from the People's Liberation ... in the Ladakh region, and the central command oversees deployment in Uttarakhand, which borders Nepal and China. The Indian commanders will meet their counterparts during the week-long trip, which has ...

  7. China and India resume talks over disputed border

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am

    ... S.N.M. Abdi in New Delhi China and India will resume high-level negotiations today after a year's break to resolve a nagging border dispute over which they fought a war in 1962. The 13th round of border talks will take place over two days in New Delhi, with delegations lead by State Councillor Dai Bingguo and Indian national security adviser M. K. Narayanan. The talks come ...

  8. Hu in talks with Indian PM on border dispute

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok President Hu Jintao held talks with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the long-running border dispute between the two countries as India intensified its military presence along the border. New Delhi deployed four Sukhoi-30 MKI combat aircraft on the border on Monday, just hours before the two leaders met in Russia on the sidelines of a Shanghai Co-operation ...

  9. New ministry section to handle border affairs

    Posted May 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok China has set up a new department under the Foreign Ministry to handle maritime and border affairs. The development comes at a sensitive time, with tensions over territorial ... and maritime border. It would also be responsible for mapping and for negotiating joint development projects with China's neighbours. 'The Foreign Ministry has decided to set up ...

  10. Border deal paves way to address key issues

    Posted Jan 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode For a guide to the intrigue and sensitivity that hovers over Vietnam's border with China, just consider Wednesday's announcement that Beijing and Hanoi had completed ... was finalised with just hours to go before that deadline expired. 'The completion of the land border demarcation between China and Vietnam will promote the development of the China-Vietnam ...




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