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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Planned joint maritime security exercise shows Asean can lead

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:35pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... Mark Valencia Mark Valencia hails the maritime initiative, given the rancour among nations on South China Sea Planned joint exercise shows Asean can set aside differences and lead ... that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations can still be a player in the security arena. The timing is auspicious. Asean is currently struggling to present a united front vis-à-vis China regarding ...

  2. United front in war on rhino trade

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in this.' Hong Kong customs officials seized 33 rhino horns, weighing 86.5kg and worth HK$17.4 million, last November, hidden in plastic scrap on a cargo ship from Cape Town. The seizure ... Environmental Affairs Department officials and law enforcement officials had planned to collect DNA samples from the seized horns but could not do so because the required documents were not ready. ...

  3. One country, two systems still gives IT sector the edge

    Posted Aug 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez We are all familiar with 'one country, two systems' and how the Basic Law guarantees this principle in the affairs of Hong Kong and the mainland. But if certain ... for in any central government development plan for science and technology,' Mr Mok said. This is a radical proposal that could produce several consequences, both good and bad. At present, Hong ...

  4. News - China

    Beijing considering new South China Sea air defence zone, says Japanese report

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... islands at the centre of a sovereignty row with Tokyo. It also comes as countries in the region grow increasingly concerned about what they see as China’s aggressive territorial claims. Working ... almost in its entirety, even areas a long way from its shoreline. The countries surrounding the sea have competing and overlapping claims to the area and are in dispute with Beijing, including ...


    Major development plan for Woody Island unveiled

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... kilometres from Hainan. The moves have raised concern among other countries with claims to islands in the resource-rich region, including Brunei, Malaysia and the Philippines. The United States has ... settlement on Woody Island, a move likely to irk countries with competing claims in the surrounding South China Sea. Speaking at a news briefing on Friday to mark 100 days since Beijing established ...

  6. RBS plans focus on 'dim sum' market

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... was also considered part of the United Kingdom's efforts to establish an offshore yuan market in London fast, Schmoelz said. Britain and China announced late last year that they had agreed ... The Edinburgh-based RBS, which was rescued by British taxpayers in the 2008 financial crisis and is now 83 per cent government owned, plans to focus on the fast-growing market in yuan-denominated- ...

  7. News - China

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

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

    ... cent of respondents choosing the country. Australia was next, chosen by 53 per cent of those surveyed. Japan was chosen by 47 per cent of respondents, Taiwan by 11 per cent and Malaysia by 8 per cent. The survey was held after the US had responded in a big way following Typhoon Haiyan. The country sent aircraft, ships and troops to help out with rescue work. Mangahas said ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asean's once united purpose appears adrift on South China Sea

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the highlight. Just five of the countries- China, Brunei, Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines- are directly involved in the South China Sea dispute, while the US, Japan, South Korea, Singapore ... it was formed 45 years ago. Asean increasingly looks like merely an association, not an alliance with a united purpose and goal. Only by finding a better way to manage rows that affect member nations ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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

    ... to a naval drill involving the country's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, and its support ships. The paper said the Cowpens came within 45 kilometres of the Chinese squadron, inside what ... a fast-rising maritime power, and the United States, the dominant naval power in the Pacific region since the second world war," said Ni Lexiong, an expert in military and maritime affairs ...




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