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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by CHINA DAILY, GUARDIAN, Gulf News

    ... is just starting out, but the omens are by no means all bad. (London)   3. Gulf News The global economy relies on Chinese growth far too much for its own good. If this falters, then the tentative ...

  2. Has the sun set on paradise island?

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... SHI JIANGTAO All is not well in the mainland's tropical paradise of Hainan. Traditionally a prime holiday destination, the island has used its beautiful sandy beaches to anchor an economy built on tourism. But with other mainland provinces and Southe ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA reports maritime drill near Vietnam simulating threat to oil rig

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:22am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com PLA reports sea drill near Vietnam The People's Liberation Army recently staged a drill in waters close to Vietnam in the South China Sea, simulating a scenario in which an oil rig was surrounded by foreign fishing boats. The drill, which took place in waters near Beibu Gulf, which is known as the Gulf of Tonkin in Vietnam, involved dozens ...

  4. Rocks ahead

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... the tit-for-tat exchanges of recent weeks, there have still been signs of co-operation- and not all of which were apparent a year ago. There have been joint patrols in the Tonkin Gulf, a first round of talks on less sensitive issues such as environmental protection and search and rescue, as well as the opening of negotiations to demarcate the mouth of the Tonkin Gulf. The progress has been ...

  5. Tourism holds key to growth

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Chan While the travel industry in Sanya generally performed well last year, with an increase of about 15 per cent in overnight visitors and tourism revenue, the government and the private sector are seeking ways to boost business, as indications are ...

  6. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTES

    Chinese patrol ships arrest six Vietnam crew

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:49am by AP

    ... the Gulf of Tonkin, which lies off Hainan. This poisons the atmosphere … it will add more pressure on Vietnam CARLYLE THAYER, PROFESSOR He said his information came from fishermen in a second boat that was detained and reported the incident via radio. Vietnam's state-run Tuoi Tre newspaper said the men were detained in "common fishing grounds" in the Gulf of Tonkin. Hong said Chinese ...

  7. Guangdong's GDP up, but profits suffer

    Posted Jul 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Huang The profitability of Guangdong businesses dropped off significantly in the first half of the year but the region's gross domestic product continued to rise at a steady clip, according to preliminary data released on Wednesday. Between Jan ...

  8. Foreign airlines offered Hainan Island gateway

    Posted Feb 25th 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Annette Chiu Carriers will be given access to second-tier mainland cities so long as they first make a stopover in the southern province China's aviation regulator has announced that it will give foreign carriers access to second-tier cities on the m ...

  9. Agile buys Hainan plot rights in resorts push

    Posted Feb 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jeff Pao Agile Property Holdings, a Guangdong developer of large-scale residential projects, has bought the rights to build on 12 plots in Hainan province for about one billion yuan in its first move to expand into the resorts business. Agile said it inte ...

  10. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    You're starting 'Gulf war III', Islamic States says in video voiced by British hostage

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:33pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian This is 'Gulf war III', IS warns in hostage video A new propaganda video featuring the British hostage John Cantlie has been posted online by Islamic State (IS) ... was making the films under duress. In the latest video, nearly six minutes long, Cantlie warns that the US and its allies were embarking upon what he describes as "Gulf war III", adding: ...




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