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  1. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTES

    US says Chinese fishing rules for South China Sea 'provocative'

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 08:57am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Washington The US says new restrictions by Chinese authorities on other countries’ fishermen in the disputed South China Sea are “provocative and potentially dangerous.” The regulations, which took effect this month, require foreign fishermen to ask China’s permission to operate within most of the vast, strategic waterway. US State Department spokeswoman ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila envoy set to apologise for shooting of Taiwanese fisherman

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 09:41pm by AFP

    ... will be decided," she said. A presidential spokeswoman in Manila said she had no immediate confirmation of any such move. Taiwan's foreign ministry spokeswoman Anna Kao said the dispute was being ...

  3. News - China

    Filipinos back Manila's move to confront China over South China Sea

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 11:49pm by Raissa Robles

    ... provocative". Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying hit back yesterday, saying that setting up an air defence identification zone was the right of any nation to exercise. "Relevant officials ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    US navy accused of 'harassing' carrier Liaoning in South China Sea incident

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 11:30pm by Cary Huang, AP

    ... Pacific Fleet said the 10,000-ton cruiser had to take emergency measures to avoid a collision. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying referred questions to the defence ministry, but insisted ...


    US to raise passports row with China, calling it 'unhelpful'

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 08:25am by AFP

    ... were not helpful. “We do have concerns about this map, which is causing tension and anxiety between and among the states in the South China Sea,” State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland ... fallout, with a foreign ministry spokeswoman saying the maps were “not made to target any specific country”. ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Chinese poachers’ ship hauled off Philippine reef

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 09:26pm by AFP

    ... serious charges, a spokeswoman said. “The hull of the vessel is still okay so according to (the salvage team), it is safe to tow the vessel,” Lieutenant Greanata Jude said. The ship will be taken ...

  7. Police end businessmen's protest

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police removed four Hong Kong businessmen from the restricted area at the airport last night, where they had been since Saturday in a protest against their forced return from Shanghai. Members of a concern group of hundreds of Hong Kong businessmen who have suffered losses on the mainland, they had intended petitioning at the World Expo site. An airport spokeswoman said ...

  8. 2 tourists return upset after bus deaths

    Posted Oct 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and paramedics arrived. She remained in Beijing with her relatives, a spokeswoman for tour operator Hong Thai Travel Services said. 'She is now being accompanied by her relatives and our tour guide,' the spokeswoman said. The remaining tourists will return to Hong Kong tonight. The three victims were crushed under the empty 52-seat bus in the car park of a restaurant near ...

  9. News - China - PASSPORT ROW

    India stamps map on visas for Chinese

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... with a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman saying the maps were "not made to target any specific country". The disputed border between India and China has been the subject of 14 rounds of fruitless ...

  10. News - China

    China decries attempts to 'read too much into' passport map

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 05:37pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... with relevant countries and promote the healthy development of the exchange of people between China and the outside world.” US State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said the United States had ...




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