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  1. Taiwan tycoon quips he will buy Diaoyu islands

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... consider purchasing the Diaoyu Islands, known in Japan as the Senkaku Islands, to resolve the ongoing sovereignty dispute among Taiwan, the mainland and Japan. 'I am willing to buy the Diaoyu ... the islands' resources. Steve Shia, deputy spokesman of Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, stressed yesterday that Taiwan owned Diaoyu, and it would not be sold to anyone. Gou could ...

  2. News - China

    Japan 'stole' Diaoyu Islands, China tells UN

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 02:34pm by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... the Diaoyu Islands. Chinese and Japanese envoys staged a series of attacks during Thursday’s session after Yang heightened tensions over the East China Sea islands and reopened old diplomatic wounds ... legally incorporated into its territory. “The moves taken by Japan are totally illegal and invalid. They can in no way change the historical fact that Japan stole Diaoyu and its affiliated islands ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    US expresses concern as Diaoyu Islands sovereignty dispute escalates

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... dispute The United States has officially voiced its concern to Beijing after a Chinese maritime surveillance plane flew over the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea, over which both China ... to safeguard their sovereignty. "China's maritime surveillance plane flying over the Diaoyu islands is completely normal," Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said. US affairs expert Shi ...


    China's foreign minister tells UN Japan is stealing Diaoyu islands

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... attempt to purchase the Diaoyu Islands to the iceberg that sunk the famous liner a century ago. "It caused bilateral ties to suffer a serious setback," said Le, who advised Tokyo ... all activities that violate China's territorial sovereignty," Yang said. "They can in no way change the historical fact that Japan stole Diaoyu and its affiliated islands from ...

  5. News - China - DIAOYUS DISPUTE

    Japanese visit to Diaoyu Islands for survey prompts China condemnation

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo and Mimi Lau Japanese team conduct a study around Diaoyu Islands in preparation for the city of Tokyo's planned purchase, prompting Chinese condemnation Tokyo's island survey condemned A team of Japanese surveyors and politicians yesterday sailed to the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea, which the nationalistic governor of Tokyo ...


    Beijing sends out patrol boats as Japan 'buys' Diaoyu islands

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by TEDDY NG IN BEIJING

    ... the disputed islands. As the two marine surveillance ships awaited orders near the East China Sea islands, called the Senkakus in Japan, a fresh wave of anti-Japanese rallies broke out in mainland cities. Diplomatic and sporting events involving anything to do with Japan were cancelled. In Tokyo, the national government formally signed a deal to buy three of the five uninhabited Diaoyu ...


    Chinese ships enter waters around Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 09:07am by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... in the Senkakus, a chain China calls Diaoyu. A Chinese fisheries patrol boat was also seen sailing near the island. Earlier in the day, Japan’s top government spokesman said two Japanese people had swum ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Three state-owned Chinese ships entered territorial waters around Japanese-administered islands on Tuesday, Japan’s coastguard said, as tensions between ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Hu warns Japan over planned purchase of Diaoyu islands

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... a grim situation over the Diaoyu Islands." Hu said China was strongly opposed to any attempt by Japan to buy the disputed isles because it was "illegal and invalid". "The ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Jiangtao.shi@scmp.com Surprise 15-minute talk between president and PM Noda as Japan moves to buy disputed isles Hu warns on Diaoyu purchase President Hu Jintao ...


    Protests over Diaoyu islands turn violent outside Japanese embassy

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, Keith Zhai

    ... government announced last week it was buying the Diaoyu Islands, which Tokyo calls the Senkakus, from their private owner. Beijing has roundly rejected the move as an illegal encroachment on its ... waved the Chinese national flag and chanted "Diaoyu Islands belong to China" and "Down with Japan". Some threw stones, plastic bottles and eggs at the embassy. Some tried ...

  10. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    PLA puts military heat on Japan over Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... sovereignty over the Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan. Shenzhen Satellite Television said yesterday that the Chengdu, Jinan and Guangzhou military commands had also launched intensive ... its sabre-rattling yesterday in what was seen as a warning to Japan that it is ready to safeguard China's sovereignty in the escalating dispute over the disputed island chain in the East ...




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