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  1. PLA Navy ships enter Gulf for the first time

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent Chinese warships are this weekend anchored in Abu Dhabi- the first time the People's Liberation Army Navy has entered the oil-rich Persian Gulf ... with valuable support and co-operation on international and regional affairs,' he said. With the Gulf states of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman now the largest suppliers of crude oil to China, ...

  2. Addicted to Gulf oil

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... work in the Persian Gulf, and Middle East investors are increasingly active in Asia. However, Asia's addiction to Gulf oil is creating a potentially dangerous dependence. In the short ...

  3. Oil pressure

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... volatile areas of the Middle East and Africa, chiefly the Persian Gulf. This is an unsettling experience for China, which until 1993 was self-sufficient in oil, its main source of transport fuel ... Arab states in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC). These, on the western side of the Gulf, worry about Iranian domination of the region and the tumultuous consequences if Tehran gets nuclear ...

  4. Iran's most potent weapon is its ability to block oil supplies

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Robert Tait

    ... For the past week, in a series of high-profile war games, Iran has been staging a demonstration of military muscle in the Persian Gulf unambiguously directed at the US and its western allies ... Robert Tait in Tehran In The Persian Puzzle, an absorbing and detailed history of Iran's troubled relationship with America, Kenneth Pollack, the former Clinton administration foreign ...

  5. Kevin Rudd- clever but careful on Iraq

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Australia has a strong interest in broader Persian Gulf security. Mr Rudd and his advisers have been quick to recognise this. The Australian leader has said he will move swiftly to keep his election ... exported from the Persian Gulf is carried in tankers that must pass through the Hormuz Strait between Iran, on one side, and US allies Oman and the United Arab Emirates on the other. Vice-Admiral ...

  6. Asia's oil bill conceals global wealth transfer

    Posted Apr 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... in the global economy. Asia's dependence on the oil-rich Persian Gulf is contributing to the massive transfer of wealth, influence and power from the west to Asia and leading Gulf energy exporters. How does this symbiotic relationship between Asian traders and Middle East oil producers work? Asia spends many tens of billions of dollars each year on oil from the Gulf. Take China: ...

  7. Beijing talking tough on Iran strait shutdown

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the US last month approved sanctions against nations that conduct energy trade with Iran, the oil-rich nation said it might shut the strategic waterway - between the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf - through which 35 per cent of the world's oil shipments passed last year. Wen reiterated that Beijing 'firmly opposes Iran's manufacture or ownership of nuclear ...

  8. Asia puts its energy needs first

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... and gas-rich Persian Gulf, was the 'energy lifeline' of the west. This was deliberate and misleading obfuscation by Beijing. The truth is exactly the opposite. The Gulf oil and natural-gas ... purposes. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono signed several co-operation agreements with Iran, including one on energy. Indonesia- Asia's only member of Opec, the Gulf ...

  9. Persian Empire's influence remains alive

    Posted Feb 06th 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... from the 16th to the 18th century over present-day Iran, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan and parts of central Asia, shaped the Persian Empire and subsequently Iranian identity. Historians point out ... next year featuring such Safavid-era pieces as the Garden of Scents by Sa'adi. Persians have also excelled in the field of invention, with scientists in ancient times coming up ...

  10. New pact to boost HK-Bahrain route

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... machines and computers dropped 6.5 per cent, precious and semiprecious stones fell 41.7 per cent and radios declined 25.9 per cent. Bordering the Arabian Sea, the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf ... Reports by Michael Taylor Airlines allowed unlimited flights between the two cities TRAVEL BETWEEN Hong Kong and the Gulf is expected to increase following the signing of a memorandum ...




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