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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. New World China to expand in mainland

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu New World China, the mainland property arm of New World Development, plans to more than double the size of completed projects in the mainland in two years to benefit from rising home prices. The company aims to complete projects with a total gr ...

  3. Contracted investment hits US$37b

    Posted May 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The cumulative contracted investment by 18,700 Taiwan-invested companies in Guangdong totalled US$37.33 billion at the end of March, while actual investment was US$26 billion according to the provincial Department of Foreign Trade and Econo ...

  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. High stakes

    Posted Nov 24th 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... to the southern part of the South China Sea. Later, communist-era maps eliminated the two lines in the Gulf of Tonkin, but the other nine lines have appeared repeatedly in a tongue-like configuration ... that approximately divided jurisdiction over the adjacent Gulf of Tonkin. Other contending states, finding security and bargaining power in numbers, prefer a collective negotiation. Although many have ...

  6. Finding its sea legs

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... It has successfully negotiated a maritime boundary with Vietnam in the Gulf of Tonkin, which essentially divides the body of water between them equally. China's claim that the large Gulf ...

  7. Regional rivals wary of China's role in Somalia

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the move, China agreed to keep a ship permanently deployed in a sector of the so-called International Recommended Transit Corridor created to protect the strategic shipping lanes of the Gulf ...

  8. Ransom ban no solution to the piracy problem

    Posted Mar 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... between Asia and Europe travelling through the Gulf of Aden safe. Such co-operation is unprecedented. While the number of pirate attacks in the north Indian Ocean has more than doubled, there has ...

  9. China must accept role on global stage

    Posted Feb 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the joining of the international anti-piracy forces in the Gulf of Aden in 2009 has amplified a willingness to help and co-operate. Special envoys have been appointed to negotiate with North Korea ...

  10. Businessman on Thai drugs charge

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A Hong Kong businessman and seven employees from his health products company have been banned from leaving Thailand after their arrest in an anti-drugs operation almost two weeks ago. The six men and two women were holidaying when they were ar ...




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