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  1. PLA likely to send more ships for UN food aid escorts

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... experts said. The new commitment, first reported by the South China Morning Post last week, was confirmed in a state media report yesterday. China Daily said an international anti-piracy meeting ... was quoted as saying that the naval force was ready to 'contribute more' to UN-led antipiracy and humanitarian missions. 'The military's overseas missions, such as the anti-piracy ...

  2. Ransom ban no solution to the piracy problem

    Posted Mar 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... supply of young men willing to try their hand at piracy. There is no easy solution. Somalia has not had a meaningful government for more than two decades. Ending the grip of warlords and bringing ...

  3. Sticker campaign to fight movie piracy

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Hong Kong cinemas are fighting movie pirating by putting stickers on the backs of all 34,700 of their seats warning that recording is a crime - and offering a HK$2,000 reward for reporting offenders. It is an initiative by the International Federation Aga ...

  4. PLA troops on HK ships in pirate waters

    Posted Feb 01st 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So, Minnie Chan

    ... outlined a bleak picture of the piracy situation in the Indian Ocean and described the PLA's convoys as one of the few bright spots. 'They [pirates] have shown themselves to be able to adjust tactics and operate at ever greater distances,' Tupper said. 'It is now possible that piracy is the most lucrative Somali industry going... it is the only way to improve ...

  5. Events

    Posted May 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Maritime piracy, kidnapping, product contamination: Positioning Hong Kong as the 'special risk' service and insurance hub for Asia'. Hong Kong Club. Monday, May 9: American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Growing your business with the latest Web tools and techniques: An example from the world of stem cell ...

  6. Expanding navy role good for China and world

    Posted Mar 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But Beijing's actions in helping combat piracy in the waters off the lawless African nation of Somalia is a textbook example of the country taking its place as a responsible, useful and willing global ... into the breach would free up more resources to counter the rising number and spread of piracy attacks. It seems likely to be accepted and when it is, Beijing is likely to pull all stops out to do the job ...

  7. Rudd's regional vision raises question mark

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Spratly Islands, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, the rush for resources, piracy and weapons smuggling are among others that are also worrisome. Unlike among western nations, there are no regional ... such as piracy and the aftermath of the Indian Ocean tsunami. Whether such a forum would work when it comes to disputes is quite another matter, though. Fears about China's economic and political ...

  8. China must accept role on global stage

    Posted Feb 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the joining of the international anti-piracy forces in the Gulf of Aden in 2009 has amplified a willingness to help and co-operate. Special envoys have been appointed to negotiate with North Korea ...

  9. PLA navy finds a fitting role in anti-pirate fleet

    Posted Dec 24th 2008, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... of the UN- authorised anti-piracy mission. That is no surprise given that, this year alone, 20 per cent of all the Chinese-flagged, or Hong Kong-registered, ships that have passed through the region have come under attack. Seven have been hijacked. With mainland and Hong Kong vessels and crews facing very real risks, and trade being damaged by piracy, it is puzzling that it has taken so ...

  10. Beijing draws onnew weapons in sea dispute

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Much attention has been focused on China's military strength in its tussle with the Philippines over disputed territory in the resource-rich South China Sea. Clearly the PLA Navy's growing reach, demonstrated by anti-piracy patrols and increased excursions into regional waters, is a major reason the decades-old conflict is attracting ...




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