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  1. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 25, 2013

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Japan alleges incursion by three Chinese ships Japan said three Chinese surveillance ships entered its territorial waters off disputed East China Sea islands. The three ships entered the 12-nautical-mile territorial zone off Uotsuri, part of the island chain known as the Diaoyus in China and the Senkakus in Japan, shortly before 1pm, the Japan Coast Guard said. It said the ships left ...

  2. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, November 14, 2012

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF, WIRE

    ... to government estimates. The riots erupted after the Japanese government nationalised three of the disputed Diaoyu Islands. AFP ... assets in Taiwan for NT$17.5 billion (HK$4.67 billion) has hit a snag. Koo has been warned against taking more than a 20 per cent stake. The island's Financial Supervisory Commission ...

  3. News - Asia - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 15, 2013

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... discoveries, a scientist said. The brown-and-white Rinjani Scops owl was first spotted in 2003 on the island of Lombok, while researchers were looking for another nocturnal bird. It has now been formally identified by four scientists in the online Plos One journal. Prior to that, the bird had been mistaken for the related Moluccan Scops owl, found in the Maluku Islands in central ...

  4. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 14, 2012

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN, AFP

    ... to holders of new mainland Chinese passports that feature maps showing two of the island's most famous beauty spots, a top official said. Wang Yu-chi, chairman of the Mainland Affairs Council, ...

  5. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, January 26, 2013

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... A Polish man was lucky to be alive after sailing from Papua New Guinea to a northern Australian island on a raft made of twigs and sticks, through crocodile and shark-infested waters, during a cyclone. The man was found washed up on Saibai Island in the Torres Strait, a treacherous stretch of water that lies between the two countries. What made his survival even more miraculous ...

  6. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, March 10, 2013

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF, WIRE

    ... to have the same system". It has long been questioned whether the deputies could represent the 23 million population on the self-ruled island, as all were born on the mainland except Chen ...

  7. News - Asia - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 28, 2013

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... into a large rock on Indonesia's main island of Java, killing 16 people. Police said 26 other people were injured in the accident, which occurred in West Java province's Puncak town. The bus ...

  8. News - Asia - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 17, 2013

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Sri Lanka rescues Myanmar boatpeople COLOMBO - Sri Lanka's navy yesterday rescued 38 Myanmar nationals who were drifting off the island's east coast, the second batch of boatpeople to be saved in as many weeks. Sri Lankan naval craft, responding to a distress call, plucked the 38 people from a rickety boat drifting about 400 kilometres off the east coast. Four ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 12, 2013

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by CITY BRIEFS

    ... an unsuccessful search after receiving a report that a male foreigner, aged 40 to 50, was "floating" in the ocean near Trio Island in Sai Kung. Rescuers located a white boat that appeared ...

  10. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 8, 2013

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF, WIRE

    ... manufacturer, Beijing Doudou Fireworks Company, said yesterday. Relations between China and Japan have been tense lately as the two argued over who owns tiny islands in the East China Sea. The manager ...




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