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

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... captain after a collision with patrol boats near the disputed Diaoyu Islands last year. ...

  2. Boy band a hit with Grandpa Wen

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... at the Expo again in October amid tension after a Chinese trawler collided with a Japanese coastguard vessel in the waters near the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known to the Japanese as the Senkakus. Yet ...

  3. Wen to visit quake areas to show support

    Posted May 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... China is expected to offer more disaster-recovery assistance to Japan over the weekend when Premier Wen Jiabao tours the nation's earthquake-devastated northeast in a show of support. Assistant Foreign Minister Hu Zhengyue said yesterday that Sino-Japan ties were improving after souring last year over an incident involving the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known to Japan ...

  4. City Digest

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Search for man after boat capsizes off Sunny Bay A search was continuing last night off Sunny Bay, Lantau, for a man tossed into the sea when his sampan capsized at 3pm. A woman fishing with him was rescued uninjured by a passing boat, but the man, who ha ...

  5. City Digest

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Another glitch hits Lantau cable car A technical fault left passengers on the Lantau cable car hanging in mid-air for six minutes at about 2pm yesterday. Service was stopped for two hours, resuming at 4.15pm. The glitch follows a December 8 incident in wh ...

  6. Water cut sends island into panic

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Polly Hui Residents and holidaymakers on Cheung Chau were shocked yesterday when the fresh water supply to the island was cut by a burst main and no information was given on when it was likely to be restored. News of the cut led to an exodus of tourists, while residents of the island flocked to shops for bottled water. Islanders blamed authorities for causing chaos ...

  7. Weapons depot explodes on Taiwan-held island

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... were evacuated from their camp on the frontline island, just off the coast of Fujian province. 'All military personnel were evacuated immediately after the explosion,' Defence ... up a special investigation team to look into the cause of the explosion,' he said. The blast occurred just before 9pm and was heard all over the small island, local television reports ...

  8. Yemeni soldiers killed as island volcano erupts

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Agencies in Hodeida and Toronto A volcano erupted on an island off Yemen's Red Sea coast, killing at least three Yemeni soldiers and spewing lava hundreds of metres into the air. ... rescued four survivors and found the bodies of two dead in the waters. Another four soldiers stationed on Jabal al-Tair island, some 115 km off Yemen's mainland, were still missing ...

  9. Storm plays havoc with scores of flights to island

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Typhoon Nock-ten played havoc with hundreds of people's travel plans yesterday when it disrupted air traffic between Taiwan and Hong Kong. Nock-ten led to the cancellation of 66 flights - 64 to and from Taipei and two to and from Kaohsiung. Some trav ...

  10. Island's new satellite sends back first pictures

    Posted Jun 10th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Rocsat-2, Taiwan's latest satellite with potential military applications, has recently sent back its first batch of pictures showing the island's topography ... island using four adjacent image strips. Mr Luo, however, declined to say whether Rocsat-2 would provide Taiwan and the US with data on military facilities and deployments on the mainland. ...




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