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  1. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Beijing concerned by India's plan for border road

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 03:18am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi India's plan for border road concerns Beijing India plans to build a road along its remote, disputed border with China, prompting concern from Beijing. China defeated India in a brief but bloody war in 1962 and the b ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1617318/beijing-concerned-indias-plan-border-road
  2. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Philippines files UN case challenging China's claims in South China Sea

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:31am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Manila presses case before arbitration tribunal challenging China over resource-rich waters in South China Sea, but Beijing will not take part Philippines files its sea claim with U.N. The Philippines has filed a case in the UN challenging Beijing's claim to most of the South China Sea, a day after a dramatic stand-off with China's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1461286/philippines-files-un-case-challenging-chinas-claims-south-china-sea
  3. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Philippines to defy Beijing's South China Sea fishing rule, defence chief says

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 09:35am by Agence France-Presse in Palayan

    ... requiring foreign fishing vessels to secure permission to enter much of the South China Sea, Defence Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said on Thursday. The rule was passed in November by China’s southern ... a military camp in the northern Philippines, said the Hainan law did not apply to Philippine territorial waters, some of which overlap with those of China which claims most of the South China Sea. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1407482/philippines-defy-beijings-south-china-sea-fishing-rule-defence-chief-says
  4. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Thai leader Yingluck offers woman’s touch to solve South China Sea dispute

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:49pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... Associated Press in New York The broiling territorial disputes in the South China Sea are a diplomatic minefield but Thailand’s prime minister hopes to bring something new to the negotiating table: a woman’s touch. Yingluck Shinawatra told the Asia Society on Wednesday that as a nonclaimant state on good terms with all the parties involved, Thailand wants to help. While ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1048498/thai-leader-yingluck-offers-womans-touch-solve-south-china-sea-dispute
  5. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Ancient Chinese maps debunk Beijing's sea claims, says Philippine judge

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:56pm by Raissa Robles

    ... maps and calling Beijing's nine-dash line that extends into Southeast Asia a "gigantic historical fraud". Senior Supreme Court Judge Antonio Carpio challenged Beijing's claim to 90 per cent of the 3.5 million sq km resource-rich South China Sea, part of which is also claimed by Manila. The Philippines has filed a case with the United Nations challenging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1529543/ancient-maps-debunk-beijings-sea-claims-says-philippine-judge
  6. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    The Hague court orders China to answer ‘nine-dash line’ claim in dispute with Philippines

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 02:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Manila Beijing given until December 15 to defend its claims in the South China Sea that overlap with Philippines and its neighbours China has been asked by an international tribunal to defend its territorial claims in the South China Sea by submitting written arguments within six months – despite Beijing’s refusal to meet the legal challenge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1525253/hague-court-orders-china-answer-nine-dash-line-claims-dispute-philippines
  7. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    South Korean lawmakers visit islands disputed with Japan

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul A group of South Korean lawmakers on Tuesday visited an isolated set of islands at the heart of a territorial dispute with Japan – a move likely to stoke ... visit, an aide to committee member Han Ki-Ho said. The trip – labelled a government inspection session – was aimed at checking security measures around the islands guarded by the South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1067898/south-korean-lawmakers-visit-islands-disputed-japan
  8. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    South Korea renames peaks of disputed Dokdo islands

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul S Korea renames peaks in islets row South Korea is renaming peaks on islands disputed with Japan in an attempt to reassert its sovereignty over the territory after a decades-long dispute flared up again this summer. The row over the Seoul-controlled islands- called Dokdo in South Korea and Takeshima in Japan- boiled over in August when South Korean ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1072041/south-korea-renames-peaks-disputed-dokdo-islands
  9. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Tokyo protests at South Korean MPs' visit to disputed islands

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... of South Korean lawmakers yesterday visited an isolated set of islands at the centre of a territorial dispute with Japan- prompting an immediate protest from Tokyo. Seventeen members ... described as a government inspection session- was aimed at checking security measures around the islands, which were guarded by the South Korean coastguard, the aide said. The lawmakers shouted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1068245/tokyo-protests-south-korean-mps-visit-disputed-islands
  10. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    War games fracas strains ties between South Korea and Japan

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo South Korea refuses to let Japanese ship dock at Busan during four-nation naval drills War games strain Seoul-Tokyo ties South Korea is refusing to allow ... vessel was to dock in the city of Busan, but South Korean authorities refused to grant it permission, Japan's broadcaster NHK said. The conservative Sankei newspaper reported a similar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1047227/war-games-fracas-strains-ties-between-south-korea-and-japan

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