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  1. Laying fresh claim to the Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Sep 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Ko Wah-bing, a Diaoyu Islands activist who says that Japan has breached Chinese sovereignty over the islands, yesterday unveiled two ships at Shau Kei Wan Typhoon Shelter ... for the Diaoyu Islands to protest against Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's recent visit to a controversial war shrine in Tokyo. ...

  2. Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Oct 24th 2006, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... activists are on the boat? Twenty-six. Organisers insist that although they will attempt to land one man, safety is their primary concern. When? When will the boat reach the Diaoyu Islands ... Kate Whitehead Where? A group of eight uninhabited islands located in the East Asia Sea, currently administered by Japan, but also claimed by China and Taiwan. What? What is all the fuss ...

  3. Expedition to Diaoyu Islands scaled back to just one boat

    Posted Oct 18th 2006, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung About 40 activists will head for the disputed Diaoyu Islands on Sunday but a lack of funds means only one boat- not the two as planned- will set sail. The Hong Kong-based Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands said it was HK$1.5 million short, citing a poor response to a donation campaign. It was also forced to cancel an offer by the Emperor ...

  4. Warnings as Diaoyu protesters leave Taiwan

    Posted Oct 26th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Activists from Hong Kong and counterparts from Taiwan set off for the disputed Diaoyu Islands from the Taiwanese port of Keelung yesterday, defying a warning from ... them. 'Defend Diaoyu Islands', 'Oust the Japanese', shouted the group boarding the leisure craft, led by Mr King. He said Taiwan had listed the islands under the jurisdiction ...

  5. Pop concert planned to fund Diaoyu expedition

    Posted Sep 21st 2006, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung Activists said yesterday they would launch another expedition to the Diaoyu Islands next month even though they were short of funds. But the organisers of the expedition, ... as they are turning to pop singers to help. The Hong Kong-based Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands said it would co-organise a pop concert at the Hong Kong Coliseum in conjunction ...

  6. Diaoyu activists unfazed by warning over protest

    Posted Oct 24th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Japan was 'always on guard' to crack down on Hong Kong activists attempting to land on the Diaoyu Islands to demonstrate Chinese sovereignty, a top Tokyo official ... 'The Chinese Foreign Ministry has made a very clear warning to Japan that we should be left alone because the Diaoyu Islands are Chinese territory. Never before have we seen Beijing making ...

  7. Japan warns off Diaoyu activist fleet

    Posted Oct 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Japanese officials have warned Diaoyu Islands activists that they will be immediately expelled if they try to land on the disputed islands illegally. About 40 activists ... for Defending the Diaoyu Islands chairman Or Wah said the group expected the Japanese coastguard would attempt to block the three boats- one from Hong Kong and two from Taiwan- heading for the island ...

  8. Diaoyu protesters' bid blocked

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... to the disputed Diaoyu Islands later this month. Two activists who tried to enter Hong Kong yesterday were stopped at the Lowu checkpoint despite having visas. They were Chen Fule and Lin Yuwei, members of the Chinese Civilian Association for Safeguarding the Diaoyu Islands. A third activist, Li Yiqiang, has been unable to get a visa and remains in Fujian. Mr Chen said at least a dozen more activists ...

  9. Taiwanese activists set off on Diaoyu protest voyage

    Posted Aug 17th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei A group of Taiwanese activists last night set sail for the disputed Diaoyu Islands to conduct a protest against the Japanese prime minister's latest visit ... nautical miles off the island in line with regulations, or the crew would be driven back or fined. Mr Huang described the regulations as 'absurd' and said Taiwanese people had the right ...

  10. Diaoyu activists threaten to sue over rammed boat

    Posted Oct 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robin Kwong Activists vowed to sue Japan in Beijing courts after they arrived back in Hong Kong from the Diaoyu Islands in their battered boat yesterday. Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands chairman Or Wah said the group would sue Japan for 'damaging a Chinese vessel within Chinese waters'. The activists say they were rammed by Japanese vessels that stopped ...




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