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  1. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Ancient Chinese maps debunk Beijing's sea claims, says Philippine judge

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:56pm by Raissa Robles

    ... the Paracels. Carpio used a recent lecture to present 72 ancient maps- 15 of them of Chinese origin. All supposedly showed China's southern border ending at Hainan. The maps have long been freely available to view through the US Library of Congress, but it is the first time a Philippine official has closely examined the maps. "All these ancient maps show that since the first Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1529543/ancient-maps-debunk-beijings-sea-claims-says-philippine-judge
  2. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Chinese media threatens Vietnam with a ‘lesson it deserves’ over oil rig row

    Posted May 06th 2014, 10:47am by Agence France-Presse

    ... of the whole group after a battle with the US-backed South Vietnamese regime in 1974, as US troops withdrew from Vietnam. Philippines police capture Chinese fishing boat in South China Sea Beijing ... it deserves to get.” China and Vietnam fought a brief but bloody border war in 1979 which ended with Chinese forces withdrawing and both Hanoi and Beijing claiming victory. The two countries also have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1505666/chinese-media-threatens-vietnam-lesson-it-deserves-over-oil-rig-row
  3. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    The Hague court orders China to answer ‘nine-dash line’ claim in dispute with Philippines

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 02:58pm by AP

    ... against the Philippine complaint, which questions the validity of China’s so-called vast “nine-dash line", which refers to a rough Chinese demarcation of its territorial claims that cover ... will play out,” he said. Manila has argued that China’s claims cover areas as far as 1,611 kilometres from the nearest Chinese coast and interfere with the Philippines’ exercising of its rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1525253/hague-court-orders-china-answer-nine-dash-line-claims-dispute-philippines
  4. Infographics - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    INFOGRAPHIC: Troubled waters

    Posted May 26th 2014, 11:02am by Adolfo Arranz

    ... Adolfo Arranz An oil rig deployed by Beijing in the South China Sea earlier this month caused outrage in Vietnam and led to protests in which at least four Chinese nationals were killed and more than 200 factories destroyed. Here we look at the sources of the maritime conflict between the two countries View the full screen version of this infographic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1519613/infographic-troubled-waters
  5. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    China's decision to drill near disputed Paracel Islands angers Vietnam

    Posted May 06th 2014, 12:12am by Reuters and AP

    ... Associated Press and Reuters in Hanoi Deep-sea oil rig set to operate near the disputed Paracel Islands, which are controlled byChina, but which Hanoi claims as its own Chinese drilling angers Vietnam Vietnam protested a Chinese decision to begin drilling for oil in disputed waters of the South China Sea, calling the move illegal yesterday and demanding Beijing pull back from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1505322/chinas-decision-drill-near-disputed-paracel-islands-angers-vietnam
  6. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    China rejects US accusations of provoking the Philippines in maritime dispute

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 12:15pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... after a Chinese coastguard tried to block a Philippine vessel on Saturday that was rotating troops on a islet among the Spratlys archipelago in the tense South China Sea. In response Chinese state media on Tuesday accused the Philippines of violating morality and international law by seeking United Nations arbitration in the dispute. The attempted Chinese blockade, which led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1462316/us-accuses-beijing-provoking-philippines-south-china-sea-dispute
  7. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Chinese balloonist rescued by Japan after failed flight to disputed islands

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 11:10am by Vanessa Piao

    ... Vanessa Piao vanessa.piao@scmp.com Japanese coastguard plucks protester from sea before handing him over to Chinese patrol ship Balloonist crashes during bid to land on disputed islets ... of the Diaoyus. The Japanese coastguard later handed the man over to a Chinese ship patrolling to the west of the islands. Xu left a message on his microblog yesterday saying he had returned safely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1395717/chinese-balloonist-rescued-japan-after-failed-flight-disputed-islands
  8. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Philippines files UN case challenging China's claims in South China Sea

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:31am by AFP

    ... coastguard. Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario yesterday announced the filing of the plea before the UN arbitration tribunal despite Chinese warnings of a fallout in bilateral relations. ... kilometres from the nearest Chinese coast and interfere with the Philippines' exercising of its rights to its continental shelf. The Philippine filing came a day after a Filipino supply vessel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1461286/philippines-files-un-case-challenging-chinas-claims-south-china-sea
  9. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Chinese nationals' claims to Okinawa 'an abuse of history'

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Julian Ryall, AFP

    ... lords. For hundreds of years it paid tribute to China’s Ming and Qing dynasties, until it was absorbed by Japan in 1879. Some Chinese, however, see historical and cultural ties as a basis ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Commentators ridicule Chinese nationalists who say far more than Diaoyus is open to claim, including most of Japanese prefecture Claims to okinawa 'abuse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1058931/chinese-nationals-claims-okinawa-abuse-history
  10. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Philippines to defy Beijing's South China Sea fishing rule, defence chief says

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 09:35am by Agence France-Presse in Palayan

    ... ratified in 1982. In 2012, the Filipino navy confronted Chinese ships on Scarborough Shoal, a small outcrop just off the coast of the country’s main island of Luzon. The Chinese eventually gained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1407482/philippines-defy-beijings-south-china-sea-fishing-rule-defence-chief-says

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