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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippines to take maritime dispute with China to UN

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... almost all political and diplomatic avenues for a peaceful negotiated settlement of its maritime disputes with China," del Rosario said. "To this day a solution is still elusive. We hope that the arbitral proceedings shall bring this dispute to a durable solution." A spokesman for China's embassy in Manila insisted that Beijing had "indisputable sovereignty ...

  2. Risk growing in maritime dispute, crisis group warns

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... international study. The latest survey by the non-partisan International Crisis Group examines the role of Southeast Asian claimants in the dispute with China and urges much greater regional efforts towards easing escalating risks while managing joint development of resources in disputed areas. 'In the absence of such a mechanism, tensions in the South China Sea could all too easily ...


    Beijing must streamline maritime agencies, experts say

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Chinese maritime surveillance ships were patrolling waters near the disputed Diaoyu Islands, which Japan calls the Senkakus, in the East China Sea. China is also involved in territorial rows ... Beijing needs to streamline the rival and disparate agencies managing maritime affairs as the nation exerts its ambition to be a sea power amid rising tensions with its neighbours, experts ...

  4. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Beijing looks like a 'bully' by rejecting arbitration on South China Sea issue

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Legal scholar says Beijing 'looks like a bully' for snubbing Manila's move on maritime dispute Saying No to UN arbitration 'makes China look bad' Beijing's rejection of international arbitration to resolve disputes over its claim to most of the South China Sea makes it look like a "bully" in the world community, ...

  5. News - China

    China unveils maritime co-operation fund with Asean

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 07:17pm by Associated Press in Manila, Philippines

    ... Officials say China has offered a US$474 million maritime co-operation fund with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, some of whose members have territorial disputes with Beijing. Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Vinh said China announced the fund on Friday at the inaugural maritime forum of Asean and eight of its partners, including Japan, China, South ...

  6. Maritime code seen as tough task

    Posted Jul 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of 'internationalising' the South China Sea issue and has demanded that specific territorial disputes be dealt with in one-to-one negotiations between the claimant states. Rather than allow negotiations over ... effort to define specific areas of dispute- something demanded by the Philippines as it questioned China's controversial 'nine-dotted line'. That line stretches some 1,600km from ...

  7. New maritime clash threatens Sino-Japan ties

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to a rift like last year's after a collision between Japanese patrol boats and a Chinese trawler near the disputed Diaoyu Islands, which Japan calls the Senkaku Islands. The Japanese coastguard ... activities near the disputed islands. Noda has also said Asian countries should work together to push China's military to obey rules, with reference to disputes in the South China Sea. ...

  8. Japanese propose plan to avoid maritime conflicts

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba yesterday proposed to China the setting up of a 'crisis-management mechanism' to avoid conflicts over disputed waters that often plague bilateral relations. Gemba sought China's endorsement of the mechanism in talks with Premier Wen Jiabao during his one-day stay in Beijing, which ...

  9. News - China

    US urges calm in China, Japan dispute

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 08:40am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Associated Press in Washington The US is urging China and US ally Japan to “step back from the brink” in their territorial dispute and co-operate in the interests of the global economy. China has stepped up patrols near disputed East China Sea islands controlled by Japan, prompting a maritime confrontation this week but no use of force. Assistant Secretary of State Kurt ...

  10. New border-dispute agency belies firm line

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson China recently established a special agency in its Foreign Ministry to handle land and sea border disputes with neighbouring countries. This is an overdue measure since the disputes, previously dealt with by several departments, are a festering source of tension and potential conflict with other Asian states, especially Southeast Asian nations, India and Japan. Foreign ...




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