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  1. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    War games fracas strains ties between South Korea and Japan

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo South Korea refuses to let Japanese ship dock at Busan during four-nation naval drills War games strain Seoul-Tokyo ties South Korea is refusing to allow ... story, citing a Japanese diplomat in Seoul as saying: "It is extremely rude as a host country of a multination military drill." South Korea's defence ministry denied the reports, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1047227/war-games-fracas-strains-ties-between-south-korea-and-japan
  2. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Google drawn into S Korea-Japan island dispute

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 05:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea on Thursday lashed out at Google for changing the name of an isolated set of islands at the centre of a territorial dispute with Japan on its ... wrecked on the islets in 1849. Google’s Korean-language service retains the name of Dokdo, while its Japanese-language service uses the name of Takeshima. The South’s foreign ministry said Google ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1069597/google-drawn-s-korea-japan-island-dispute
  3. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Philippines files UN case challenging China's claims in South China Sea

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:31am by AFP

    ... coastguard. Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario yesterday announced the filing of the plea before the UN arbitration tribunal despite Chinese warnings of a fallout in bilateral relations ... relations with France was seen by analysts as a desire for more assertive foreign policy. Del Rosario said Manila had asked the UN tribunal to declare China's claims over the strategic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1461286/philippines-files-un-case-challenging-chinas-claims-south-china-sea
  4. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    South Korea renames peaks of disputed Dokdo islands

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul S Korea renames peaks in islets row South Korea is renaming peaks on islands disputed with Japan in an attempt to reassert its sovereignty over the territory after a decades-long dispute flared up again this summer. The row over the Seoul-controlled islands- called Dokdo in South Korea and Takeshima in Japan- boiled over in August when South Korean ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1072041/south-korea-renames-peaks-disputed-dokdo-islands
  5. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Japanese magazine mulls invasion of Dokdo/Takeshima islands

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... envisaged how Japan's armed forces could go about invading and occupying disputed islands that are presently controlled by South Korea. The provocative article is printed in the latest edition ... of hours". Despite South Korea's refusal to cede sovereignty of the two rocky islets of Dokdo to Japan- which refers to them as Takeshima- the invasion scenario is highly unlikely. The four-page ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1022159/japanese-magazine-mulls-invasion-dokdotakeshima-islands
  6. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    The Hague court orders China to answer ‘nine-dash line’ claim in dispute with Philippines

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 02:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Manila Beijing given until December 15 to defend its claims in the South China Sea that overlap with Philippines and its neighbours China has been asked by an international tribunal to defend its territorial claims in the South China Sea by submitting written arguments within six months – despite Beijing’s refusal to meet the legal challenge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1525253/hague-court-orders-china-answer-nine-dash-line-claims-dispute-philippines
  7. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Tokyo protests at South Korean MPs' visit to disputed islands

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... it was "extremely regrettable" that his call had gone unheeded. "We strongly protest at it and we are urging South Korea to prevent future incidents," Fujimura said in Tokyo. The islands, which lie between the two countries, are controlled by South Korea but claimed by both nations. The long-standing row over ownership boiled over in August when South Korean President Lee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1068245/tokyo-protests-south-korean-mps-visit-disputed-islands
  8. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Ancient Chinese maps debunk Beijing's sea claims, says Philippine judge

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:56pm by Raissa Robles

    ... claim to 90 per cent of the 3.5 million sq km resource-rich South China Sea, part of which is also claimed by Manila. The Philippines has filed a case with the United Nations challenging ... those made in China, those made by foreigners, and ancient maps of the Philippines showing the disputed Huangyan island as part of the archipelago and not China. Carpio is familiar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1529543/ancient-maps-debunk-beijings-sea-claims-says-philippine-judge
  9. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    China's decision to drill near disputed Paracel Islands angers Vietnam

    Posted May 06th 2014, 12:12am by Reuters and AP

    ... angers Vietnam Vietnam protested a Chinese decision to begin drilling for oil in disputed waters of the South China Sea, calling the move illegal yesterday and demanding Beijing pull back from ... that the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) 981 rig would be drilling in the South China Sea from May 4 to August 15, in an area close to the Paracel Islands, 800 kilometres south west ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1505322/chinas-decision-drill-near-disputed-paracel-islands-angers-vietnam
  10. Infographics - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    INFOGRAPHIC: Troubled waters

    Posted May 26th 2014, 11:02am by Adolfo Arranz

    ... Adolfo Arranz An oil rig deployed by Beijing in the South China Sea earlier this month caused outrage in Vietnam and led to protests in which at least four Chinese nationals were killed and more than 200 factories destroyed. Here we look at the sources of the maritime conflict between the two countries View the full screen version of this infographic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1519613/infographic-troubled-waters

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