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    Chinese patrol ship to be based at disputed islands in South China Sea

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 04:57pm by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com It will sail in areas of South China Sea where the Philippines and Vietnam make claims Patrol ship to be based at disputed islands China is to base a 5,000-tonne marine patrol ship at disputed islands in the South China Sea, a government newspaper said yesterday, a move that is likely to fuel territorial disputes with its Asian neighbours. ...

  2. News - China - SECURITY

    China to consolidate maritime security agencies under one body

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Move will better safeguard China's rights in territorial disputes with neighbours, NPC told China has announced plans to bring its patchwork of maritime law enforcement agencies together under a single body amid a series of tense territorial disputes with neighbouring countries. The National Oceanic Administration (NOA), which already oversees marine surveillance, ...

  3. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTE

    China accuses Vietnam of ramming its ships 1,416 times around disputed oil rig

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:46am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Foreign ministry says Vietnam's ships have been attempting to break through China’s cordon around disputed islands China has accused Vietnam of ramming its ships more than 1,000 times in a disputed part of the South China Sea, where it has been taking various steps to assert its claim and stirring tensions with Asian neighbours. China also said ...

  4. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Six Vietnamese fishermen arrested by Chinese navy near disputed islands

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 03:59pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Crew of a boat taken back to China, according to Vietnamese report Six Vietnamese fishermen were arrested by Chinese naval ships in disputed waters yesterday, Vietnam’s state ... in a dispute over a Chinese oil rig placed in May off Vietnam’s coast in contested waters. The sea strife has led to frequent skirmishes between Vietnamese and Chinese boats and a diplomatic rupture ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing rejects US, Philippines suggestion it freezes South China Sea projects

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:40am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Beijing dismisses pleas from US and Philippines to halt development in disputed waters amid strained ties with its Southeast Asian neighbours Freeze on South China Sea projects rejected China shrugged off the United States and the Philippine's suggestion it suspend developing areas in the disputed South China Sea ahead of a regional summit ...

  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North and South Korean warships exchange fire in disputed area of Yellow Sea

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 06:38pm by AP

    ... the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff and Defence Ministry said a South Korean ship was engaged in a routine patrol near the countries' disputed maritime boundary in the Yellow Sea when a North ... Associated Press in Seoul Residents on a nearby island were evacuated to underground shelters Ships exchange artillery fire in disputed waters North and South Korean warships exchanged ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Obama calls on China to exercise maritime restraint

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com President Obama warns China against use of force or intimidation in maritime disputes with neighbouring countries U.S. calls for maritime restraint US President Barack Obama has warned China against using force or intimidation in maritime disputes- a remark seen by one analyst as a message intended to reassure Washington's Asian allies. Obama's ...

  8. News - China

    China hostility to surveillance may lessen as it becomes maritime power

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 03:59am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... aerial and maritime patrols since territorial disputes over two sets of uninhabited islands flared up in the past few years. Analysts are also watching how the air force would implement its air ... Kristine Kwok kristine.kwok@scmp.com China's hostility to foreign surveillance close to its shores may lessen as the country sees the benefits of following international maritime laws ...

  9. News - China Insider - MARITIME DISPUTES

    China asserts sovereignty over disputed South China Sea with new vertical map

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:03pm by Chris Luo

    ... latest move emphasising its claims of sovereignty over the disputed waters. Previous official maps of China were horizontal and focused on the country’s vast land area. And the country’s sea ... could potentially react to sea disputes with the same degree of intensity as if it was dealing with Tibet or Xinjiang separatists.” ...




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