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  1. China puts its virgin islands up for lease

    Posted Jul 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... could lease an island. Activists supporting China's claim to the disputed Diaoyu islands said they would consider developing some of the islets - if the government would let them. ... For as little as 100,000 yuan (HK$94,000), you can lease - and even name - that remote island off the mainland's coast you have always had your eyes on. A new law on the protection ...

  2. Expulsions at Diaoyus could sink China claim

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Gary Cheung

    ... waters of the disputed Diaoyu islands could strengthen Tokyo's claim to the islets. Ten Hong Kong, mainland and Taiwanese activists abandoned a plan to land on the disputed islands last ... the Diaoyu islands, the Japanese government is trying to establish a case for actual and uninterrupted possession of Diaoyu islands over a long period of time,' Professor Davis said. ...

  3. Izzue goes anti-war after Nazi-theme controversy

    Posted Oct 05th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... consulates could be reached for comment. Democrat lawmaker and vice-chairman of the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu islands, Albert Ho Chun-yan, who had vowed to protest outside the stores ...

  4. Japan urged to provide details of abandoned weapons

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for Defending the Diaoyu islands and the Hong Kong Coalition for Preserving the History of the Second World War in Asia, marched to the consulate on the 72nd anniversary of the so-called September 18 ... government should educate their citizens and tell them the truth about the war,' he said. Lo Chau, a spokesman for the Diaoyu islands activists, said their action was to commemorate those who ...


    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the most spectacular images. July 7, 1971: Demonstrators struggle against police during a violent rally in Victoria Park over the United States decision to return the Diaoyu Islands to Japanese ... to bail out those arrested. The Diaoyu Islands, known in Japan as Senkaku, are five volcanic isles 170km northeast of Taiwan. Japan claims to have sovereignty of the islands because of a treaty ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ticket. DIAOYU ACTIVISTS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE AT ISLANDS TODAY A dozen Diaoyu activists are heading to the disputed islands to demonstrate Chinese sovereignty to Tokyo, says the secretary of the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands, Au Pak-kuen. Their two boats - one departing from Ximen and the other from Taipei - are expected to arrive this morning. DAB visits Shanghai ...

  7. Global activists join forces and weigh options to reclaim Diaoyus

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang Activists from the mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the US are joining forces in an effort to wrest control of the disputed Diaoyu islands from Japan- and with them ... In a declaration at the end of the forum on Sunday, the activists restated China's claim over the Diaoyu islands and vowed to unite all Chinese in defending the contested territory. Japan has banned ...

  8. 'Flying piggy' hits turbulence

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the Diaoyu islands. Carrying the latest scuba gear, he declared he was ready to dive deep to evade Japanese coastguard ships. Alas, he suffered seasickness from day one and remained immobilised ...

  9. Chemical row sours Hu-Koizumi meeting

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not bring up the disputed Diaoyu islands or the recent controversy in Zhuhai involving a party of Japanese hiring hundreds of mainland prostitutes. Mr Koizumi appealed to Mr Hu to support his ...

  10. Chemical weapons row needs speedy resolution

    Posted Oct 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Chinese psychic. As the persistent attempts by Chinese activists to reclaim the Diaoyu islands and the recent row caused by alleged Japanese sex tourism in Zhuhai showed, anti-Japanese emotions ...




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