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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila open to allowing PLA Navy to visit its bases, says defence chief

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by ALAN ROBLES AND AGENCIES

    ... environment to prevent any aggression." He added that "while we do not have the wherewithal, the capability to defend our territory by ourselves, we partner with others to collectively ...


    Malaysian PM echoes Beijing's call for joint development in South China Sea

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Prime Minister Najib Razak appeared to side with Beijing as he called for claimants in the South China Sea to jointly develop resources to avoid conflict and prevent "extra-regional ... to prevent tensions from escalating. He warned that involving unspecified "extra-regional states" may "add yet another layer of complexity to the dispute". "For Asian ...


    Dialogue with China urged on maritime disputes

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... dialogue with China to prevent miscalculations in waterways vital to world trade as territorial disputes raise tensions across Asia. Japan is seeking to create a National Security Council so it can ... at the "earliest possible timing" to prevent crises over incidents at sea. "A strong Japan will play a responsible role in the area of regional security and exercise strong leadership as expected ...

  4. News - Asia - ASEAN

    Kerry presses China, Southeast Asia to ease sea tensions

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 05:32pm by Reuters

    ... to ensure the final agreement does not prevent it from asserting its territorial claims. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stressed that any progress on agreeing the new framework would depend ...

  5. News - Asia

    Resource deals could end island rows: Australia FM

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 10:26am by Agence France Presse in Washington

    ... prevented the Philippine Navy from arresting Chinese fishermen. Carr told the Center for Strategic and International Studies that the tensions were damaging the region, and suggested the complex ...

  6. News - Asia

    Philippines names ambassador to China amid sea row

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 04:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... that was effectively vacant as the two neighbours’ quarrel over the Scarborough Shoal simmered. Previous ambassador Sonia Brady suffered a stroke in August, four months after Chinese patrol vessels prevented ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

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

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

    ... this inconvenience doesn't prevent PLA Navy ships visiting the shoal from time to time to demonstrate Chinese sovereignty over it. This ritual involves heaving a large piece of engraved stone over ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wonderful Hong Kong took our breath away I am a 40-year-old Scot who until recently never had the pleasure of visiting wonderful Hong Kong. Therefore, my family and I jumped at the chance when friends who live on Hong Kong Island invited us to spend Chris ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Legal route to resolve South China Sea dispute a political minefield

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by SIMON TAY

    ... the UN convention is a decision by the Aquino administration that international law allows and no other country can stop. But what others in the region can and must do is help prevent the legal ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: works in progress

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... held that Hong Kong's labour laws prevent all but the oldest teenagers from delivering newspapers, babysitting, waitressing or working in shops. But the city's parents may be making ...




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