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  1. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

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

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

    ... maps and calling Beijing's nine-dash line that extends into Southeast Asia a "gigantic historical fraud". Senior Supreme Court Judge Antonio Carpio challenged Beijing's ... it was important to establish that Beijing had no historical claim to the territory, even if "historical facts" can no longer be invoked under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, ...

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

    China rejects US accusations of provoking the Philippines in maritime dispute

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 12:15pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... side is against the international law and the historical truth as well as against morality and basic rules of international relations,” it said. Manila had “provoked China” by going ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1462316/us-accuses-beijing-provoking-philippines-south-china-sea-dispute
  3. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Manila expects early UN ruling on sea dispute with Beijing

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 07:10pm by Reuters

    ... by China’s “nine-dash line” – the historic claim that reaches deep into the maritime heart of Southeast Asia. Del Rosario also accused China of violating international laws and a non-binding pact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1338938/manila-expects-early-un-ruling-sea-dispute-beijing
  4. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Abe's adviser blasts China in barbed Hong Kong speech

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Chow Chung-Yan

    ... of collective defence" - which could be interpreted as a step for Japan to rearm. General Pan rebuffed Yachi's remarks. "I feel shocked and a bit sad about his historic view and his value ... militarisation. "I just want to remind Japanese friends: is it in Japan's interest to treat China as an enemy? Is this the way for Japan to win respect by insisting on such strange historic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1132602/shinzo-abes-adviser-blasts-china-barbed-hong-kong-speech
  5. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Japan urged to make moves to mend China ties

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... ties," Yang said. Yang called for the development of ties based on the principles of four historical political documents agreed between the two nations. One of the established principles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1135481/japan-urged-make-moves-mend-china-ties
  6. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Seoul to rename peaks to assert claim to disputed islands

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 04:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea said on Sunday it would rename 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 two main peaks at the rocky outcrops roughly midway between the two nations will be renamed to highlight historical evidence of the South’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1071780/seoul-rename-peaks-assert-claim-disputed-islands
  7. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Chinese nationals' claims to Okinawa 'an abuse of history'

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Julian Ryall, AFP

    ... of China’s political use of history, and that is something they are very good at even if the historical facts do not stand up to careful examination,” said Go Ito, a professor of international ... lords. For hundreds of years it paid tribute to China’s Ming and Qing dynasties, until it was absorbed by Japan in 1879. Some Chinese, however, see historical and cultural ties as a basis ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1058931/chinese-nationals-claims-okinawa-abuse-history
  8. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Taiwanese fishing vessels enter disputed waters near Diaoyu islands

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... called Uotsuri Island in Japan. Beijing and Taipei both argue they have inherited China's historic sovereignty over the islands, which Japan calls the Senkakus. The footage showed Japanese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1047298/taiwanese-fishing-vessels-enter-disputed-waters-near-diaoyu-islands
  9. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    China's foreign minister tells UN Japan is stealing Diaoyu islands

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... all activities that violate China's territorial sovereignty," Yang said. "They can in no way change the historical fact that Japan stole Diaoyu and its affiliated islands from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1049829/chinas-foreign-minister-tells-un-japan-stealing-diaoyu-islands
  10. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    China and Japan get ready for talks over Diaoyus dispute

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... available. Gao Haikuan , vice-chairman of the Sino-Japanese Historical Society, said: "Beijing should react to Tokyo's invitation for talks on the Diaoyus dispute because, diplomatically, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1059916/china-and-japan-get-ready-talks-over-diaoyus-dispute

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