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  1. News - China Insider - SECURITY

    China replaces South Korea as East Asia’s largest defence equipment importer

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:06pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... in the East China Sea and South China Sea, according to figures released on Thursday by the consultancy IHS in its annual Balance of Trade study. China’s imports increased 52.6 per cent to US$2.3 ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com China overtook South Korea as East and Southeast Asia’s largest importer of defence equipment last year as imports in the region rose more than ...

  2. News - Asia - SECURITY

    Japan-Asean summit set to call for free airspace over high seas: Kyodo

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 10:10pm by Reuters

    ... and four members of Asean- Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei and Malaysia- all have territorial disputes with China in the East or South China seas. The Tokyo summit will mark the 40th anniversary ... three of the disputed islands in the East China Sea, called the Senkakus in Japan and Diaoyus in China. Beijing claims almost the entire oil- and gas-rich South China Sea, overlapping ...

  3. News - World - SECURITY

    Leaders at Nato summit agree to form eastern European rapid reaction force

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 06:17pm by AFP

    ... will be facing the whole alliance," he declared as a two-day Nato summit in south Wales drew to a close. The agreement on the rapid response force was the cornerstone of discussions at the summit ... Europe that the Kremlin could seek to make gains within their borders as well. The force will include land, air and sea assets, and is likely to number about 5,000 troops. The announcement came ...

  4. News - China - SECURITY

    US Navy scraps plans to send ship to China fleet review after Japan snubbed

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 04:50am by Reuters, LAURA ZHOU

    ... is increasingly concerned about the instability arising from the territorial disputes in the South China Sea," said Hagel yesterday, as he urged all sides to avoid resorting to the "threat of force, or intimidation, or coercion". "The South China Sea, East China Sea- we have differences there. We talk about those differences," Hagel said at the end of three days ...

  5. News - Asia - SECURITY

    Shinzo Abe on tightrope as he pushes for change to Japan’s defence policy

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:59pm by Reuters

    ... in the region grew this month when China positioned an oil rig in an area of the South China Sea also claimed by Vietnam, and spiked again when China demanded that the Philippines release a Chinese ... the Philippines and China has nothing to do with Japan? Some would say after the South China Sea comes the East China Sea. Others would say helping the Philippines is going too far." Examples ...

  6. News - Asia - SECURITY

    Wide support among Asian policymakers for US ‘pivot’ to region, survey finds

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 10:20pm by AFP

    ... the US commitment to freedom of navigation amid tensions with Beijing in the South China Sea, but "they really don't want to see confrontation and friction between the United States ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Influential people in many nations favour robust role for America but expect China to dominate Asia policymakers back US 'pivot' to region, ...

  7. News - Asia - SECURITY

    Three Thai police officers gunned down during late-night ambush in restive south

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 11:29am by AP

    ... in an ambush in the country’s south. Police Colonel Pairot Meunklaharn says a group of attackers opened fire late last night on a pick-up truck carrying three police officers in Yala province’s Krong ... police commander and other two officers. The south has been racked by violence in recent months. On May 26, shortly after the junta took over, a series of coordinated bomb attacks hit stores, ...

  8. News - China - SECURITY

    22 attackers shot dead in Xinjiang violence as extremists wielding axes targeted civilians

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:01pm

    ... Huangdi township. Local sources told the South China Morning Post that a conference was held among senior Xinjiang officials last night where 10 deaths and 13 injuries to civilians were reported. ... in southern Xinjiang and the westernmost city in China. The incidents occurred as the 10th Kashgar Central and South Asia Commodity Fair was being held. The three-day fair attracted about 1,600 ...

  9. News - China - SECURITY

    Dozens of axe-wielding attackers shot dead by police during attacks in Xinjiang

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 11:14pm by Li Jing

    ... area was cut after the attack, local residents told the South China Morning Post. Local sources confirmed to the Post that there had been an incident in Shache. A local media source said a bus ...

  10. News - China - SECURITY

    Beijing wants to hire 100,000 volunteers as 'anti-terror informants'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 05:27am by WU NAN

    ... expert at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, said the mainland was following the practices of the United States and European countries in asking civilians to act ...




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