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  1. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    China's decision to drill near disputed Paracel Islands angers Vietnam

    Posted May 06th 2014, 12:12am by Reuters and AP

    ... of a government committee overseeing the country's border issues, said the latest Chinese move was especially provocative. "This act by China is much more dangerous than previous actions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1505322/chinas-decision-drill-near-disputed-paracel-islands-angers-vietnam
  2. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Tokyo's 'diplomatic issue' offer over Diaoyus likely to be sunk

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai, Julian Ryall

    ... Tokyo's reported offer to acknowledge its row with China over the Diaoyu Islands as a "diplomatic issue" will likely fall flat in Beijing, analysts said. Citing anonymous ... of the territorial debate is sovereignty issue," said Zhou. "If Japan insists there is no room to debate sovereignty, then there is no scope for a breakthrough in the Sino-Japanese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1279835/tokyos-diplomatic-issue-offer-over-diaoyus-likely-be-sunk
  3. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Chinese balloonist rescued by Japan after failed flight to disputed islands

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 11:10am by Vanessa Piao

    ... It found the half-deflated balloon and Xu about half an hour later. Xu had issued a radio distress signal before his balloon went down. He was picked up in international waters 22 kilometres south ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1395717/chinese-balloonist-rescued-japan-after-failed-flight-disputed-islands
  4. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Manila UN case means China may quit maritime pact

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 09:48pm by Raissa Robles

    ... in the 1980s. He said Manila should be prepared for the possibility that the UN tribunal would decide not to issue a ruling because it might damage Unclos. He said the tribunal was likely to have dealt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1378404/manila-un-case-means-china-may-quit-maritime-pact
  5. News - Hong Kong - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Diaoyu activists blocked from sailing by marine officials

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 04:39am by Stuart Lau

    ... would take the issue to court to "reclaim the right to fish". Defending the ban yesterday, the government said: "The director of marine had grounds to believe Kai Fung No2 would ... of Hong Kong waters at about 11am and again at 5pm, when the department requested them to stop. Officers reminded the vessel owner of a directive issued by the marine chief. At about 9.15pm, Kai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1356988/diaoyu-activists-blocked-sailing-marine-officials
  6. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Police stop anti-Japan protests in bigger Guangdong cities

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau, Joyce Ng

    ... Peng Peng, a senior researcher with the Guangzhou Academy of Social Sciences, said Beijing wanted to keep the unrest from spiralling out of control. "I have learned that authorities across Guangdong have been briefed that the central government does not want protest sentiment to go overboard. The priority is to maintain social stability before the 18th party congress," Peng said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1037979/police-stop-anti-japan-protests-bigger-guangdong-cities
  7. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Followers of Filipino sultan at point of no return: Benigno Aquino

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by Associated Press

    ... the incursion by Kiram's followers a "foolhardy act" that was bound to fail. Aquino's remarks elevated the Sabah territorial issue, which has been a thorn in Philippine-Malaysian ... have been put in harm's way," Aquino said. The Philippines notified Malaysia over the weekend that it sent a navy ship with social and medical workers off Lahad Datu while talks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1159274/followers-filipino-sultan-point-no-return-benigno-aquino
  8. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Account of pact to shelve Diaoyu dispute deals wild card to diplomats

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... to diplomats The issue of whether or not there was an agreement in 1972 to shelve the Sino-Japanese territorial dispute over the Diaoyu Islands has split Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, and is destined to complicate further the relationship between Beijing and Tokyo. The issue flared up on Monday when Hiromu Nonaka, a former Japanese cabinet secretary and ex-secretary-general of the LDP, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1253619/account-pact-shelve-diaoyu-dispute-deals-wild-card-diplomats
  9. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    State media doubts Japan's sincerity to ease tension over Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... to show sincerity. It said Abe's predecessor, Yoshihiko Noda, had written a letter to President Hu Jintao in August, before deciding to buy the islands. "The crux of the issue ... was still uncertain and it depended on how influential he was in Tokyo's foreign policymaking. Professor Da Zhigang , from the Heilongjiang Academy of Social Sciences, said Beijing was worried ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1134687/state-media-doubts-japans-sincerity-ease-tension-over-diaoyu-islands
  10. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Beijing threatens to clamp down on anti-Japan protests

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... issues. "It is playing with fire." Professor Da Zhigang , a Japanese studies specialist at Heilongjiang Academy of Social Sciences, said: "Things will get complicated when the disputes are mixed with internal social problems, such as corruption." Hong Kong activists who plan to sail to the Diaoyu Islands again after a successful landing last month criticised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1039384/beijing-threatens-clamp-down-anti-japan-protests

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