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  1. Topic: the Diaoyu-Senkaku islands dispute between China and Japan

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 01:49pm

    ... The Diaoyu Islands are a group of uninhabited islands located roughly due east of mainland China, northeast of Taiwan, west of Okinawa Island, and north of the southwestern end of the Ryukyu Islands. They are currently controlled by Japan, which calls them Senkaku Islands. Both China and Taiwan claim sovereignty over the islands.  ...

  2. News - China

    Timeline: the Diaoyu-Senkaku Islands dispute

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 06:42pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter January 14, 1895: The Japanese government formally obtains control of the Diaoyu (Senkaku) Islands. Japan asserts the islands were not owned by anyone prior to their occupation while China maintains it has sovereignty over the island chain for centuries.    September 2, 1945: Diaoyu (Senkaku) Islands, as part of Ryukyu Islands, come under the US goverment's ...

  3. News - China - DIAOYU ISLANDS

    Chinese ships re-enter disputed waters, says Japan

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 02:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Chinese government ships entered territorial waters off disputed Tokyo-controlled islands for the second straight day on Wednesday, Japanese coastguards said. ... which were off Kubashima, one of the islands in a chain known as the Senkakus in Japan and the Diaoyus in China, left the immediate area soon after 2pm, the Japanese coastguard said. The Chinese ...

  4. News - China

    US treaty with Japan covers Diaoyus, says top US diplomat Campbell

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 10:02am by Reuters in Washington

    ... by China into waters around the Senkaku Islands, it is vital that we continue to state clearly our obligations under this security treaty,” he said.   ... Reuters in Washington The Diaoyu Islands, at the centre of a bitter dispute between China and Japan, are “clearly” covered by a 1960 security treaty obliging the United States to come ...

  5. News - China

    Chinese ships leave disputed waters near Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 08:30am by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... islands Japan nationalised earlier this week. The move – dubbed “unprecedented” by Tokyo – came as it was reported Japanese nationals had been physically attacked in China, marking the latest stage in a deteriorating row between Asia’s two biggest economies. Tokyo summoned the Chinese ambassador to protest what it insisted was an incursion into territorial waters around islands ...

  6. News - Asia

    Japan officials to visit disputed islands

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 03:01pm by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

    ... raised 1.45 billion yen (US$19 million) in private donations over the last several months to buy the islands in the East China Sea, known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, from individual ... THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tokyo city officials intending to buy tiny islands at the center of a longtime territorial dispute with China will travel by boat on Saturday to survey the area ahead ...

  7. News - Asia

    Japan opposition leaders urge stronger defences

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 04:37pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... sparked the current round of friction with Beijing over the disputed islands – known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China – by proposing the city’s government buy them from their private ... of deepening tensions with China. The sense of crisis sharpened after Chinese surveillance ships entered Japanese waters early on Friday near disputed islands in the East China Sea, adding to tensions ...

  8. Tokyo set to develop distant islands: report

    Posted Jan 28th 2009, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Taiwan and South Korea- over a number of territories, with the row over ownership of the Senkaku islands, or the Diaoyus in Chinese, the most volatile. Taiwanese Premier Liu Chao- shiuan last ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Japan is reportedly planning to develop some of its most distant islands and strengthen its territorial claims in the Pacific- a controversial proposal ...

  9. Taiwanese developer lays claim to island off Guangdong

    Posted May 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou A Taiwanese businessman has leased a tiny, barren island off Guangdong, turning it into a water sport resort that opened for business over the week-long Labour Day holiday, drawing 15,000 tourists. Chen Ming-ze leased the 1.9 sq km Da Fangji Island from Dianbai county in Maoming in July and plans to invest a total of 300 million yuan, resort sales ...




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