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  1. 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 ...

  2. The primping of paradise

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Gary Jones

    ... The Miss World pageant put the spotlight on Hainan, now the island's sleepy beach community of Da Dong Hai is being dolled up to grab the tourist dollar, writes Gary Jones NESTLED AT THE southern tip of the tropical Chinese island of Hainan lies slee ...

  3. Getting around

    Posted Jun 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Sinclair Getting around Designer David Greenberg specialises in building accommodation in the high branches of large trees.?Very relaxing,? he calls out from the veranda of one of the abodes in Nan Shan. The director of Treehouses of Hawaii Inc. say ...

  4. On shaky ground in disputed waters

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... has been agreed and that in the Gulf of Tonkin settled, but Beijing has rejected overtures to include the Paracels- some of which it took by force from the South Vietnamese navy in 1974- ... talks to demarcate the so-called Mouth of the Gulf of Tonkin also confirmed that Hanoi is still pushing Beijing over the resource-rich Paracels, known as the Xisha Islands in Chinese and Hoang ...

  5. PLA Navy ships enter Gulf for the first time

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent Chinese warships are this weekend anchored in Abu Dhabi- the first time the People's Liberation Army Navy has entered the oil-rich Persian Gulf ... with valuable support and co-operation on international and regional affairs,' he said. With the Gulf states of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman now the largest suppliers of crude oil to China, ...

  6. Gulf gateways let visitors discover the Arab world

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... Ed Peters International airports and the host of airlines that jet in and out 24 hours a day make the United Arab Emirates an ideal starting point for exploring the many other fascinating destinations in the Middle East. A few hours in the air can lead to ...

  7. 'Journey of harmony' chosen to help close ethnic gulf

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... Tom Miller On Hainan , the Olympic torch will follow a route carefully chosen to bolster Beijing's assertion that the relay should be a 'journey of harmony'. After the flame lands in Sanya , at the southern tip of the island, torch-bearers ...

  8. Hanoi hopeful over maritime row with Beijing

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Tonkin Gulf showed that remaining issues could be tackled with 'the spirit of fraternal comradeship, friendly negotiations and mutual interests'. Both sides had agreed to turn ...

  9. Gulf in understanding on show in desert tour

    Posted Feb 04th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... sandstorm tour of the Gulf last week knows it, but ADIA and its counterpart in Kuwait, the Kuwait Investment Office, together lifted the Hong Kong stock market out of the dumps in the mid-1980s. ...

  10. Addicted to Gulf oil

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... work in the Persian Gulf, and Middle East investors are increasingly active in Asia. However, Asia's addiction to Gulf oil is creating a potentially dangerous dependence. In the short ...




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