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  1. Diaoyus activists set up global alliance, vow 2,000 will sail for disputed islands

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A global alliance of activists fighting for the return of the disputed Diaoyu Islands to China was formed yesterday. The activists vowed to organise a trip of up to 2,000 people ... voyage was in September. Hong Kong police towed the ship back. Huang Hsi-lin, Taiwanese representative for the World Chinese Alliance for Defending the Diaoyu Islands, said it sought to undo ...

  2. Japan warned about 'illegal' interference

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com China yesterday accused Japan of interfering with the normal aviation activities of Chinese military aircraft near the disputed Diaoyu Islands ... accidents and disasters.' The Diaoyu Islands have long been a source of tension. On Monday the foreign ministry lodged a formal complaint after 10 Japanese fishing boats were found operating ...

  3. China charts course to project marine power

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... over resource-rich areas including the Spratly (Nansha) and Paracel islands in the South China Sea and the Diaoyu Islands, or Senkakus, in the East China Sea. Analysts said Liu's bold ... over the past year to accelerate the building of a modern blue water navy following the diplomatic row over the Diaoyu Islands last year. China has nine helicopters and more than 260 ships, ...

  4. Japan says air defence flights doubled

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... violated Japanese airspace during the 12-month period but Chinese military planes had come close to Japanese airspace over the Diaoyu Islands for the first time on March 2. Japanese jets were scrambled after Chinese aircraft were spotted flying over the East China Sea towards the Ryukyu Islands and approaching an area about 50 kilometres from Japanese airspace, it said. Chinese planes ...

  5. Japan coastguard seizes Chinese trawler captains

    Posted Aug 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sino-Japanese ties were severely tested last year when the captain of a Chinese fishing trawler was arrested by the Japanese coastguard in the disputed Diaoyu islands, which Japan calls the Senkakus. ... the largest of Japan's islands, without authorisation. The arrests came after Beijing and Tokyo recently criticised each other's military build-up for threatening security in the region. ...

  6. Piping up

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Japan's detention of a Chinese fishing trawler, Major General Peng Guangqian says China should delay negotiations on joint oil exploration, send military ships to the Diaoyu Islands and use the islands' waters as a target in military drills December Luo writes in the Global Times that Chinese society must foster 'a militaristic spirit' January 15, 2011 Yang writes in China Daily ...

  7. The truth will help heal

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Diaoyu Islands dispute is a reminder that Sino-Japanese relations have long been strained. My grandparents, though they were very young at the time, always talk about how the Japanese treated the Chinese during the second world war. Even now, after watching a documentary about the Nanking Massacre, some people cheer at the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki without thinking ...

  8. Wen set to meet victims of quake and tsunami during summit in Japan

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of a Chinese fishing boat captain after a collision with patrol boats near the disputed Diaoyu Islands last year. ...

  9. Wen to attend summit in Japan amid caution on islands dispute

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Premier Wen Jiabao will attend the China-Japan-Korea summit in Japan in May, according to Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, who emphasises that the Diaoyu Islands issue remains 'highly sensitive' and must be carefully handled. 'We have repeatedly demanded that Japan take concrete steps to prevent future incidents like the one that happened last year, in order ...

  10. Sirens mark Japan's invasion

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Beijing, Changchun, Harbin, Dalian, Xian, Hohhot, Nanjing and Haikou. The leader of the China Federation for Defending the Diaoyu Islands, Zhang Likun, who originally planned to organise memorial ... Japan's arrest of Zhan Qixiong, a Chinese trawler captain, in September last year after his fishing boat and a Japanese warship collided near the disputed Diaoyu Islands, which the Japanese call ...




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