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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Lawmakers welcoming Diaoyu activists in Hong Kong heckled

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... am not a candidate … and the Democratic Party has been involved in defending the Diaoyu Islands for more than a decade." Also contesting super seats are the Democratic Party's ... of the Diaoyu activists defended themselves against accusations that they were just seeking exposure to help their campaigns. Told by hecklers to "stop stealing publicity", they said they were ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who said it?

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... I believe Chinese all over the world are angry at Japan invading our lands Hong Kong activist Tsang Kin-shing vows to sail again to the Diaoyu Islands after Japan's government purchased them   Running a football club is the same as running a big company. You have the talent pool, you develop the people Wharf T&T president Vincent Ma Wai-shin reveals he is learning ...

  3. Political Animal

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... political entity'. Most patriotic. Diaoyu Islands activists get HK$3m for boat On the topic of sovereignty, cash-strapped activists in Hong Kong involved in defending China's sovereignty over the Diaoyu Islands are seeing a new dawn. Beijing loyalist Lew Mon-hung, a long-time supporter, has pledged to donate HK$3 million to their cause should Japan station its troops ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 25, 2012

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Paine's letter ("Islands are part of Okinawa", August 21). He says the Diaoyu Islands were part of Okinawa when they were returned to Japan "in 1972". In early 1971, ... the threat of terrorist attacks. It has decided to carry out military exercises with Japan "in the western Pacific" at a time when Tokyo is locked in a dispute with China over the Diaoyu ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 29, 2012

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the return [from the Diaoyu Islands] of the Kai Fung No 2 expedition highlights an important issue for Hong Kong. What is the SAR's position on this heated issue from a regional ... in island disputes", August 16). China and Japan claim sovereignty over the Diaoyu Islands. I see no end to this conflict through diplomacy as the issue will just drag on. In recent years, ...

  6. Why block on Diaoyus trip is worrying

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung China calls them the Diaoyu Islands, Japan the Senkaku Islands. With a total area of 21 sq km, the uninhabited islets in the East China Sea have been a point of friction when ... in Hong Kong and Taiwan in asserting Chinese sovereignty over the islands. Since 1996, they have been conducting expeditions to the islands to press China's claim to them. Ugly clashes ...

  7. Parties scrambling for Island support

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung The Civic Party's Tanya Chan reached the height of her political career so far in the last election when she topped the polls in the Hong Kong Island constituency ... 'Chan Seven', referring to her hopes of clinching Hong Kong Island's seventh and final seat in a race based on proportional representation. The seat was a new addition ...

  8. Game of tags

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... pro-China although many may be anti-communist. So how come we don't label the Democratic Party, whose members support the mainland's claim to the Diaoyu Islands, as pro-China too? Our love ...

  9. Political Animal

    Posted Jun 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... approaches. Sailing into a storm Patriotic activists planning to demonstrate national sovereignty in the Diaoyu Islands have been warned: they can expect no leisurely fishing trip. Japanese ... with an iron fist to 'enforce Japanese laws' when it sails to the islands on the planned trip in October. Hong Kong activists have finally raised funds to buy a new, steel vessel to prevent ...

  10. from precious blood to april 5: a protest primer

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... gathered in Victoria Park to peacefully protest Japanese claims to the Diaoyu Islands. They refused to disperse and police unwisely read the riot act, drew batons and attacked the young people sitting on the grass. Since then, demonstrations about the fate of the disputed islands have become regular events. Demonstrations are now staged for many reasons. Most are political like ...




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