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  1. Fishermen are rescued as pirates strike twice

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... said yesterday. Wang Weihao, director of Tanmen police station in Qionghai city, said all the fishermen were safe, but their fishing vessel had sunk. 'They were rescued by Malaysian marine ... was reported to have sunk.' The Tanmen police station received a call from Xu Defu, a cousin of fishing boat captain Xu Demin, at dawn on Thursday saying the vessel, the Qiongqionghai 08099, had ...

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    China keeps fishermen connected by satellite deep in disputed waters

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tanmen Chinais giving fishermen hi-tech navigation gear and encouraging forays deep into disputed zones, suggesting food is key to its maritime ambitions Fishing in troubled ... closer to home. Hainan authorities encouraged fishermen to sail to disputed areas, the captain and several other fishermen said in the sleepy port of Tanmen. Government fuel subsidies made ...


    Xi's fishermen visit seen as warning to South China Sea neighbours

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... neighbours. Xi's visit to Tanmen, a fishing village in the city of Qionghai in Hainan, on Monday came a few days after the People's Liberation Army Navy's South Sea Fleet finished ... sovereignty by running their fishing business." A year ago today, a dozen Tanmen fishing boats were harassed by the Philippine navy near Huangyan Island, while in April 2007, 18 Tanmen fishermen ...

  4. Dropout cases cause for concern

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Recent cases when parents have pulled their children out of school include that of Dearing Leung, whose father removed her from a Tai Po primary school in February 2000, when she was nine. Her father, Leung Chi-kwong, claimed Hong Kong teaching methods were inhumane. After a 30-month standoff with authorities, he finally sent her to a mainland school in Tanmen ...

  5. News - China Insider - MARITIME DISPUTES

    Chinese fishermen held in Philippines defiant ahead of turtle-poaching trial

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 02:39pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... he said. He left his home port Tanmen, Qionghai, in Hainan on April 25 for the disputed archipelago. Photo gallery: Philippine police seize record haul of endangered sea turtles from Chinese ...



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