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  1. China, Japan play politics on waterway

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Jeremy Hurewitz

    ... Jeremy Hurewitz As the world's second- and third-largest oil consumers, no two countries depend on the Malacca Strait more than China and Japan. But that doesn't mean they work together to keep the strait safe. The Malacca Strait is an area where the geo-political struggle between the two Asian giants is being played out. Japan has long been a leader in drawing attention ...

  2. 'As president', Ma vows not to sell out Taiwan

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... China News Agency on Friday, Mr Ma said cross-strait relations were 'ties between two regions', not a 'state-to-state relationship'. 'It was because we have never ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Using the past to speculate on China's future

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Russell

    ... second rise". The bulk of the book is a political, economic and ideological history of the nation. James Hsiung's premise is that in order to understand China's current rise, we ... civilisation and "fallen superpower" rising again as China is. The unique "China model" defies conventional thinking in the arena of political economy, but Hsiung explains ...

  4. US caution on travel in Xinjiang

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... killing 16 and wounding 16. A 'warden message' sent by e-mail to US citizens living in China said people should 'carefully consider' travelling to the region. 'The embassy ... in China to register online or through the nearest diplomatic mission. Some foreign travellers in Xinjiang have noted anti-American sentiment in light of US military action in Afghanistan and Iraq. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hanoi draws on wartime rival's stance to bolster South China Sea claim

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Greg Torode Greg Torode says there's a good reason Hanoi is now highlighting the role its bitter wartime enemy once played in opposing China Saigon days Hanoi's intensifying propaganda battle over the disputed South China Sea could yet produce an intriguing victor- the former regime of South Vietnam that it defeated in 1975 after years of war. The stance- both rhetorical ...

  6. Soft-power play

    Posted Feb 24th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Ying-jeou, made this clear when he recently disclosed that Taipei will establish a string of academies around the world to promote Chinese language and culture. In this, mainland China has a big head ... by any political party as its own asset. Frank Ching is a Hong Kong-based writer and commentator ...

  7. Quick approval for new Beijing envoy

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... in a country where appointments often become dragged-out political fights. In an interview with South China Morning Post, Congressman Roilo Golez, the CA's vice-chairman, said that Brady's ... Alan Robles in Manila In a major step towards defusing the tensions in the South China Sea, the Philippines has rushed the confirmation of its ambassador to China. The powerful bicameral ...

  8. Job security for Urumqi soldiers

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... skill evaluations. The report did not state whether all 158 recruits were party members, but according to civil service rules, an investigation into each candidate's political background ...

  9. Talks are Manila's shoal option

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The South China Sea has arguably the world's most politically sensitive waters, with six governments contesting ownership of all or part. An ever increasing number of fishing ... for any country to forcefully push its claim. Philippine authorities have therefore been foolhardy to opt for assertiveness rather than bilateral talks with China over Huangyan Island, which ...

  10. P.L.A. threat to Taiwan 'bigger than ever'

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com The mainland's military threat to Taiwan was bigger than ever, the island's military said yesterday, despite efforts by the island's leader to engage Beijing. In its 2011 defence white paper, ...




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