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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Protest in Vietnam marks anniversary of clash with China at Spratly Islands

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... as the Nansha Islands, and often trade diplomatic barbs over oil exploration and fishing rights in the contested waters. In 1988, China launched an attack on Gac Ma Island- one of the larger Spratly ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping uses tougher tone on South China Sea disputes at Asean meeting

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... (called the Nansha Islands by China) in whole. Malaysia, Brunei and the Philippines, meanwhile, claim parts of the Spratlys. Xi uses a tougher tone on disputes ...

  3. Beijing steps up patrols ahead of Asean meeting

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the Spratly Islands is claimed by Beijing, Taipei, Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei and Malaysia. In Chinese they are called the Nansha Islands. Last month, Beijing said the Spratly and Paracel ...

  4. China charts course to project marine power

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... over resource-rich areas including the Spratly (Nansha) and Paracel islands in the South China Sea and the Diaoyu Islands, or Senkakus, in the East China Sea. Analysts said Liu's bold ...

  5. Verbal sparring eases tension over Spratlys

    Posted Nov 15th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... The economic benefits override sovereignty row on islands, writes Ray Cheung in the second of a series To the Vietnamese, the 100 or so small islands and reefs in the middle of the South China Sea are known as the Truong Sa. The Chinese call them Nansha and the English name is the Spratlys. Regardless of which language is used, the archipelago- with a total land area of only ...



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