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  1. Diaoyu dispute marks a win for Washington

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... week, Premier Wen Jiabao threatened further action if the captain was not immediately released. 'The Diaoyu Islands are sacred Chinese territory and if Japan clings obstinately to its ... trawler was fishing in 'China's sacred territory'. Needless to say, the Japanese coastguard vessels are still patrolling around the Diaoyu Islands and Japanese officials have made ...

  2. Protesters' ship stopped on its way to Diaoyu Islands for second time in two days

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung A local ship full of activists heading for the Diaoyu Islands in an effort to declare Chinese sovereignty over them has been stopped by the Marine Department and police for the second time in two days. The incidents on Saturday and yesterday were the first time Hong Kong authorities have blocked protest trips by the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands. ...

  3. Diaoyu mission 'carefully timed'

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing carefully planned a mission on Monday by two ships into contested territorial waters near the disputed Diaoyu Islands to declare sovereignty, according to a mainland ... by Japanese media. The Diaoyu Islands, which lie roughly midway between Okinawa and Taiwan, have been under Japanese control since China's defeat in the 1895 Sino-Japanese war, but the mainland ...

  4. Taipei recalls envoy over Diaoyu incident

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan has decided to recall its de facto ambassador to Japan to protest against the sinking of a Taiwanese boat by the Japanese coastguard near the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea. 'The foreign ministry has decided to recall our representative stationed in Japan pending further instruction,' said Foreign Minister Francisco Ou ...

  5. Search for sturdy boat may delay protesters' Diaoyu trip

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng A planned trip by Hong Kong activists to the disputed Diaoyu Islands is likely to be delayed because organisers have been unable to find a boat that could survive being rammed by Japanese coastguard vessels. Or Wah, chairman of the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands, said the journey- originally scheduled for late this month- would most likely take place ...

  6. Diaoyu activists want aircraft carrier built

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang An activist group plans to urge Beijing to take a tougher stance over the hotly contested Diaoyu Islands, and to build an aircraft carrier to protect the nation's waters. Yesterday's pledge by the China Federation for Defending the Diaoyu Islands came after Japan's coastguard published a chart showing the location on one of the islands of a lighthouse the Japanese ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ma sends support message to Diaoyu Islands activists Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou has openly endorsed a local group that vowed to reclaim disputed maritime territory from Japan, ... for the Protection of the Tiaoyutai last week to celebrate its establishment, his office spokesman, Wang Yu-chih, said yesterday. The Diaoyu Islands are claimed by Japan, Taiwan and the mainland. Staff ...

  8. Slogans, shaved heads mark protests in HK

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... the immediate release of a mainland trawler captain detained near the dispute Diaoyu Islands two weeks ago and a full apology from the Japanese government for wartime atrocities. They urged the central government to take a firm stand against Japan over the sovereignty of the Diaoyus. David Ko Wah-bing, one of the organisers and a Diaoyu Islands activist, criticised the consulate for its warning ...

  9. A question of sovereignty and pride

    Posted Jun 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei On May 2 members of the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands set off on a fishing vessel from Hong Kong to the Diaoyu islands in an effort to declare Chinese ... to sail the boat to the islands because it is registered as a fishing vessel and cannot be used for other activities. Sovereignty of the Diaoyu Islands- a string of uninhabited islets in the East ...

  10. Second mission to head for disputed islands

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung More than a dozen mainland and Hong Kong activists plan to leave Xiamen for the Diaoyu Islands tomorrow. It is the second group in less than a week to go to the disputed islands in a bid to demonstrate mainland sovereignty. Chan Yu-nam, a member of the Hong Kong-based Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands, said yesterday he and fellow committee member ...




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