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  1. Hong Kong must speak out against Nansha refinery

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Plans for an oil refinery and other massive polluting industries at Nansha, 80km northwest of Hong Kong, were reported in the China Daily as far back as 2002, so we cannot pretend we do ... on the China page of Clear the Air's website, shows that moving heavy industry from Guangzhou to Nansha will not make the least difference to air quality. We all know whom to talk to. Tycoon Henry ...

  2. Airing grievances

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A plan to build an oil refinery in Nansha, 80km northwest of Hong Kong, has sparked new fears for air quality. What can the city do about environmentally damaging development across the border? Write to us ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How a non-existent island became China's southernmost territory

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by BILL HAYTON

    ... islands or the Spratlys (Nansha). But officially the southernmost point is even further south- as far south as the James Shoal, about 100 kilometres from the coast of Borneo. What's more ...

  4. Warning of big slowdown for Hong Kong's port

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cent year-on-year growth in February and March, according to the Hong Kong Port Development Council. Maersk Line, the world's biggest shipping company, selected Nansha port in Guangzhou as its third gateway for south China in April last year. Since then, ships on most of Maersk Line's major trade routes have started to use Nansha. Tim Smith, Maersk's chief executive ...

  5. News - China - BOAO FORUM

    Woody Island cruises to start in Hainan this month amid sea disputes

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Sea. Included in that area are the disputed Paracel and Spratly island chains and the undersea atoll Macclesfield Bank, known to China as, respectively, the Xisha, Nansha and Zhongsha islands. ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Manila's lonely path over South China Sea

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... the Philippines plays, it cannot change the fact that the Nansha [Spratly] islands and their adjacent waters belong to China." As they brace themselves for economic and political fallout from a fight ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Vietnam plays down report of flare-up in maritime dispute with China

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... islands (called the Nansha Islands by China) both potentially resource-rich rocky outcrops that straddle key shipping lanes. Last week, Vietnamese border guards said they were refusing to stamp ...

  8. 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

    ... and correct names of countries and capitals. The same shop sells Philippine territorial maps, which include the disputed Spratly Islands- known as the Nansha group in China and the Kalayaan islands ...

  9. Crosscurrents

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... ships. Half Moon Shoal sits at the edge of the Spratly archipelago, known as the Nansha Islands in Chinese, and is 60 nautical miles west of Palawan. That means that while it sits well within ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China is right to favour bilateral talks to resolve South China Sea rows

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by LUO JIA

    ... of the Nansha Islands (Spratlys), and disputes related to maritime jurisdiction in some parts of the sea area. How such disputes should be settled is always a decision for parties to the disputes. ...




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