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  1. News - China - DISPUTED TERRITORY

    Japan says China ships spotted close to disputed islands

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 05:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japanese coastguard sights ships from China in area around disputed islands as Tokyo conducts naval drills Four Chinese coastguard ships sailed into disputed waters off islands in the East China Sea on Saturday, Japanese officials said, as Tokyo continued a massive drill aimed at bolstering defence of the remote islands it claims as its territory ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Build-up on remote Japanese atoll raises strategic questions

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... that it is designed to serve, is likely intended to help Japan argue for the extension of its exclusive economic zone a further 200 nautical miles into the Pacific. China is not disputing that the territory ... an international relations analyst with the Eurasia Group. "China is not disputing that the territory is Japanese so they don't really care what we do with it; they are making the point ...

  3. News - China

    Japan seizes Taiwan fishing boat

    Posted May 14th 2013, 04:13pm by AFP

    ... for disputed waters, the Fisheries Agency said. The Taiwanese fishing boat was spotted in waters near Taketomi island, part of Japan’s southern Okinawa chain, the agency said. One of the agency’s patrol ships seized the boat and arrested the captain, it said. The incident occurred outside the waters that are at the centre of a three-way territorial tussle involving Taipei, Tokyo ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan protests Chinese passports over territory claim

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 06:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... territory. Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou urged China not to “unilaterally damage the status quo of the hard-fought stability across the Taiwan Strait”, his office said in a statement. China’s new ... with controversies,” the council said. China still regards Taiwan as part of its territory awaiting reunification, by force if necessary, even though the island has ruled itself since the end of a civil war ...

  5. News - China - TAIWAN

    Ma backs Taiwan protesters over disputed islands

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 03:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou on Tuesday voiced support for dozens of Taiwanese boats that entered territorial waters around bitterly disputed East China ... the name Senkaku, which is called Diaoyu in Chinese. The intrusion complicates Japan’s already volatile territorial dispute with China. Taiwan has said that officers aboard some of the patrol ships ...

  6. News - China

    Incendiary Beijing restaurant sign triggers online fury

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... and the Philippines are locked in a longstanding territorial row with China over islands in the South China Sea. China and Japan have a separate acrimonious dispute over islands in the East China Sea. ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi A sign at a Beijing restaurant barring citizens of nations involved in maritime disputes with China – along with dogs – has triggered a wave of online outrage ...

  7. News - China

    Chinese fisherman shot dead by S Korean coastguard

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 09:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... A Chinese fisherman died on Tuesday after being hit by a rubber bullet during a raid by South Korean coastguard commandos on illegal fishing in the Yellow Sea, officials said. ...

  8. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnamese government urged to 'get out of China's orbit' over territorial dispute

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:47am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Government urged to 'get out of China's orbit' Anger over Vietnam's handling of a territorial dispute with China has prompted a group of senior Communist ... into contested territorial waters, setting off a wave of Vietnamese nationalism and deadly anti-Chinese riots in May. The dispute has deepened the wedge between the two communist countries at a time when ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    China must settle territorial disputes through international arbitration

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:47am by LETTERS

    ... China must settle territorial disputes through arbitration I refer to the report (" Li urges peaceful ocean development ", June 22). The article quoted Premier Li Keqiang ... and development interests." It is extremely puzzling that while China is convinced the disputed areas in the South China Sea are Chinese territories, it has not yet made public the basis of its ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asian nations need to talk and compromise on territorial disputes

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 08:15pm by SONNY LO

    ... to compromise over their territorial disputes and to tackle domestic squabbles through negotiations has raised a serious question about whether Asians can and will be able to manage their conflicts ... in Tokyo's territorial dispute with Beijing. This has aggravated Sino-Japanese relations, hastened the right-wing drift in Japanese security policy and plunged East Asia into a new cold war. Even ...




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