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  1. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Chinese media threatens Vietnam with a ‘lesson it deserves’ over oil rig row

    Posted May 06th 2014, 10:47am by Agence France-Presse

    ... labelled the move “illegal” and demanded the rig withdraw from the area close to the Paracel islands, which are claimed by Vietnam but controlled by China, which calls them Xisha and took control ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1505666/chinese-media-threatens-vietnam-lesson-it-deserves-over-oil-rig-row
  2. 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

    ... Associated Press and Reuters in Hanoi Deep-sea oil rig set to operate near the disputed Paracel Islands, which are controlled byChina, but which Hanoi claims as its own Chinese drilling ... of Hong Kong. The islands are controlled by China but Vietnam claims them as its own. The warning by MSAC initially said a 1.6-kilometre exclusion zone for all other vessels was being imposed ...

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

    Philippines to defy Beijing's South China Sea fishing rule, defence chief says

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 09:35am by Agence France-Presse in Palayan

    ... control of the outcrop after Manila backed down. However, the government sought UN arbitration to settle the dispute, a move rejected by China. “China has been projecting herself as a superpower, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1407482/philippines-defy-beijings-south-china-sea-fishing-rule-defence-chief-says
  4. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Senior Taiwan officials raise tensions with visit to Taiping Island

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... by President Ma Ying-jeou to the Spratly Islands- came a day before Taiwan was to start a five-day, live-fire drill on Taiping Island, which is under Taipei's control. In a statement issued last ... defence ministry said it had worked with the coastguard to beef up defences on Taiping. The ministry was reported to have sent 40mm anti-aircraft guns and 120mm mortars to Taiping to replace 106mm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1027416/senior-taiwan-officials-raise-tensions-visit-taiping-island
  5. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    US Senate's backing for Japan's control of Diaoyus attacked

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan, Agence France-Presse

    ... Minnie Chan and Agence France-Presse in Washington Senate vote on commitment to Tokyo over disputed islands 'will backfire', says Xinhua US backing for Japan's control ... Beijing and Tokyo at loggerheads," Liu said. "Japan is not the sole country controlling the waters off the Diaoyu Islands. Our coastguard vessels and fishing boats have entered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1095276/us-senates-backing-japans-control-diaoyus-attacked
  6. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Followers of Filipino sultan at point of no return: Benigno Aquino

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by Associated Press

    ... it is ours," Agbimuddin Kiram said by cell phone from Lahad Datu. "If the Malaysian police come with guns, we have to defend ourselves." Aquino said he had ordered an extensive study into the Sulu sultanate's claim to Sabah. He cited at least five clan leaders who claimed they were the true descendants of the original Filipino sultan who was supposed to have had control over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1159274/followers-filipino-sultan-point-no-return-benigno-aquino
  7. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    We vow not to give in even an inch, Taiwanese president Ma tells Japan

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... islands, which the Japanese call the Senkakus. Beijing, Taipei and Tokyo, all claim sovereignty over the islands, although the Japanese have controlled them since 1972. Meanwhile, Taiwanese ... in the marine-life-rich waters near the contested chain. They briefed the observers on each ship's onboard weapons - a 20-mm cannon and two 50-mm calibre guns - that could be used to protect fisherman. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1036214/we-vow-not-give-even-inch-taiwanese-president-ma-tells-japan
  8. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Scarborough Shoal ‘concrete’ looks just like rocks

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and 650 kilometres from Hainan province, has become the focus of a maritime stand-off between the two nations since last year. Manila has accused China of taking control of the shoal by stationing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1309410/scarborough-shoal-pictures-cast-doubt-concrete-structure-claims
  9. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Chinese ships enter territorial waters, says Japan coastguard

    Posted May 05th 2013, 01:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Three Chinese government ships sailed into the waters of disputed Tokyo-controlled islands on Sunday, Japan’s coastguard said. The maritime surveillance ships entered the 12-nautical-mile zone off the islands, which China calls the Diaoyu and the Japan calls the Senkaku, at around 11am (0200 GMT). Chinese government ships have frequently sailed around ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1230556/chinese-ships-enter-territorial-waters-says-japan-coastguard
  10. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    China ships in disputed Diaoyu waters as tension runs high

    Posted Feb 10th 2013, 03:44pm by AFP

    ... Japanese-controlled islands in the East China Sea, known as Senkaku in Tokyo and Diaoyu by Beijing, which also claims them. They were seen sailing in the contiguous waters near one of the outcrops as of 9am, ... national interest”. Onodera on Saturday told the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper that Tokyo had “evidence to show the fire-control radar chased after the ship [of Japan’s Self-Defence Forces] for some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1147411/china-ships-disputed-diaoyu-waters-tension-runs-high

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