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    Taiwan's leader ramps up island's claim to disputed Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Ma Ying-jeou is planning a symbolic aerial inspection of the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea. Presidential Office spokesman Fan Chiang Tai-chi confirmed yesterday that Ma would fly ... has taken in the thorny Diaoyus dispute since he became president in May 2008. Opposition politicians have mocked Ma, saying he should land on one of the Diaoyu Islands. A once strong critic ...


    Taiwanese fishing vessels enter disputed waters near Diaoyu islands

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Taiwanese fishing boats enter the fray Dozens of Taiwanese fishing boats entered waters near the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea yesterday before ... was shown on Japan's NHK public television network, occurred after about eight Taiwanese patrol ships escorted dozens of fishing boats near Diaoyu Island, the largest of the disputed islands ...

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    Japanese embassy issues alert over Diaoyu Islands protests

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai, Fiona Tam, LOUISE HO, CHAN KIN-WA

    ... that Japan leave the disputed Diaoyu Islands continued in Beijing and other major mainland cities yesterday, with Japanese consulates issuing safety advisories to its citizens in China. Safety ... . About 200 protesters held flags and banners in front of the embassy in Beijing reading, "Japanese thieves, give the Diaoyu Islands back to us," and calling for a boycott of Japanese ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Fearless HK activists ready to face Japanese navy over Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, Lawrence Chung

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing, Lawrence Chung in Taipei and Ng Kang-chung Fearless HK activists ready to face Japanese navy over Diaoyu Islands Hong Kong activists who are heading to the disputed Diaoyu Islands to support China's claim of sovereignty say they are prepared to confront Japanese navy vessels. They said they would not be deterred despite media reports that Japan- which ...


    Beijing under pressure to get tough on Tokyo over Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... China's sovereignty claims, analysts say. At the same time, Beijing has become more at ease with handling the dispute with Japan over the Diaoyu Islands because of souring relations between Seoul ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com South Korea and Russia have made strong gestures in their island disputes with Japan, prompting calls for China to take similar action Pressure ...

  6. The Diaoyu archipelago is no place for patriot games

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lau Nai-keung Like many other fellow post-war babies, the Diaoyu Islands is an issue close to my heart. When the Defend Diaoyu Islands campaign first started in the early 1970s, ... the demonstrations. Just before the handover, one of my students, Chan Yuk-cheung, drowned while swimming ashore one of the Diaoyu Islands. These memories were sad, but sadder was the knowledge ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Actions of HK Diaoyu activists have 'harmed China', state paper says

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... activists 'harmed China' The head of People's Daily' s Japan-based partner news website says the actions of the Hong Kong activists who landed on the disputed Diaoyu Islands have ... "These so-called Diaoyu protectors from Hong Kong, Taiwan and the mainland have time and again been arrested and detained on the islands … [This] sends a signal that is very unfavourable ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Diaoyu protesters cannot be allowed to hijack foreign policy

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... sailed from Hong Kong to the Diaoyu Islands was detained by Japan on August 15, the Chinese foreign ministry spokesman issued a protest, calling the detentions "a gross violation ... public opinion and contend with Japan for control of the Diaoyu islands." If Beijing listens to such advice, it will be acting against China's national interest. China and Japan, ...

  9. Capital fetes seven Diaoyu 'heroes'

    Posted Mar 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang and Alice Yan The landing is called a patriotic triumph but a second mission has been delayed The seven mainland activists who landed on the disputed Diaoyu Islands last week were treated to a warm reception in Beijing last night, where they were congratulated by supporters. One of the seven activists, Fang Weiqiang, said that after landing on the main Diaoyu Island ...

  10. News - China - DISPUTED TERRITORY

    Diaoyu activists from Hong Kong played Beijing's game, analysts say

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... nationalism Island activists played Beijing's game: analysts As Japan agreed to deport the Hong Kong Diaoyu activists, many analysts said they believed their actions had been tacitly approved ... Islands, said he was frustrated. Mainland authorities had told his association and the World Chinese Alliance in Defence of the Diaoyu Islands to call off planned protests at the Japanese embassy ...




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