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  1. Business - Economy - MR. SHANGKONG

    Have free trade zones become a victim of power struggle in China?

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:23am by George Chen

    ... the small Zhoushan island in Zhejiang province, near Shanghai, floated an idea to the cabinet for a free-trade zone with a focus on eventually making Zhoushan a free port. Initially, Li had sought ...

  2. News - China

    Abe says Japan won’t 'tolerate' China's island challenge

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 04:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed on Saturday that he would not “tolerate” any challenge to control over contested islands- after China’s growing ... in reference to recent tensions over the Diaoyu Islands, which are known as the Senkakus in Japan. Japan's recently elected prime minister made the comments at the Center for Strategic ...

  3. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Manila stores to pull Chinese-made globes showing claims to islands

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Manila tells bookshops that globes depicting the nine-dash line convey 'misinformation' over territorial claims to disputed islands Beijing'sline has ... over waters and islands that are also claimed by other Asian nations, including the Philippines. Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) spokesman Raul Hernandez said yesterday: "The DFA has ...

  4. News - China

    Japan arrests China fishing boat captain amid island row

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 05:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... territorial row between the two countries. The coral fishing boat with a crew of 13 was stopped by a coastguard patrol in waters some 46 kilometres northeast of Miyako island in the Okinawan chain, ... occurred amid a simmering dispute over the Tokyo-administered Senkaku islands, which China also claims and calls the Diaoyus. It came on the same day that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe toured ...

  5. News - China

    Japan PM vows to defend islands from China

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 02:23pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japan’s prime minister has vowed to defend disputed remote islands from escalating threat from China. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on Japan’s Self-Defence Forces on southern Japan on Saturday, saying the disputed islands in the East China Sea are under increasing threat. Abe said he will defend them “at all costs.” The uninhabited islands ...

  6. News - China

    Clinton stands by Japan on China island row

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 08:36am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a veiled warning to China not to challenge Japan’s control of disputed islands as Tokyo’s new government ... announced that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would visit in February. Amid signs that China is testing control over virtually uninhabited islands in the East China Sea, Clinton said the area was under ...


    Abe election victory in Japan sounds alarm in Beijing amid islands dispute

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang, Shi Jiangtao

    ... Cary Huang and Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Conservative leader's hawkish rhetoric and statement on disputed islands puts Japan on a collision course with China Abe election win alarms ... immediate restatement of Tokyo's claim to a chain of disputed islands in the East China Sea. Abe told a press conference yesterday that the Senkaku islands- known in China as the Diaoyus- were ...

  8. News - China

    Diaoyu Islands dispute about resources not land

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... The treasured islands The disputes are all over the map. But the long-standing row between Beijing and Tokyo over the Diaoyu Islands is not simply a question of geography and national pride, ... at the recent 18th party congress. The tiny, uninhabited archipelago, know as the Senkaku Islands in Japan, lies between Taiwan and the southern Japanese island of Okinawa and is under Japanese control, ...

  9. Business - Companies - CARS

    Toyota weighs options to deal with anti-Japan sentiment in China

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 02:48pm by Reuters

    ... Firm may shift focus of sales effort to south of nation, where bitterness is historically weaker Toyota and its dealers are quietly manoeuvring to allay risks from periodic eruptions of anti-Japan sentiment in China, even as recent sales data suggest a sl ...

  10. News - China

    Obama to meet Wen Jiabao and Yoshihiko Noda as islands dispute rumbles on

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 08:53am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... to islands in the East China Sea claimed by both countries. However, Wen and Noda could both be out of office soon. China on Thursday unveiled a new leadership in which Li Keqiang is on course ...




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