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  1. Keeping the Pacific peace

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... went surveying, American forces finished a training exercise from their base on Guam. It was their largest operation in the western Pacific since the Vietnam war. Exercise Valiant Shield ... China today and Germany in the decades before the first world war. Despite thundering statements, Beijing probably doesn't yet intend to land troops on the islands or, for that matter, ...


    Taiwan debates barring holders of new China passports

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 03:04pm by AFP

    ... of a civil war in 1949. Beijing also infuriated its southern neighbours with the new passports showing various islands in the South China Sea as being in its territory despite overlapping sovereignty claims. Vietnam and the Philippines have refused to stamp the passports. India has started stamping its own map onto visas for Chinese visitors, because the Beijing passports also show disputed ...


    Taiwan's Ma Ying-jeou seeks to make cross-strait ties easier

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... responsible for a warming of ties between Taipei and Beijing, which had been bitter political rivals since the end of a civil war in 1949. His support of the "1992 consensus" has facilitated ... or in part by Taiwan, the mainland, Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Ma called for peaceful negotiations on the territorial disputes and co-operation by all claimants in exploring ...

  4. Talking points

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... into a civil war. They elected a 200-member legislative assembly comprising party and independent representatives, which will lead Libya until fresh elections can be held on the basis of a new ... and Vietnam now belong. Today also marks the 24th anniversary of the death of 3,000 democracy supporters at the hands of soldiers in Myanmar. There will be a candle-light vigil at the Tsim Sha Tsui ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Aug 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... older territories which were controlled for a longer period- such as northern Vietnam, the Korean Peninsula and Mongolia- have broken away. Taiwan has not been ruled by the People's Republic of China for a single day. One brief period of history can hardly justify a decision not to recognise Taiwan's autonomy. Andrew Tay, Causeway Bay The war on terror is real ...

  6. Heroes and villains

    Posted Aug 08th 2005, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... another's villain. Take the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs which ended the Pacific war in August 1945, or the voyages of Zheng He which began in 1405. The victors of 1945 have recently been ... is the question of the legitimacy of mass slaughter of civilians as the way to win wars. That issue should be relevant at this time, given our obsession with terrorism. The brutal fact is that Japan ...

  7. Southeast Asia's worst nightmare

    Posted Jul 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... and maritime boundary claims against other rivals, including Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines. This is one reason why all Southeast Asian states back Beijing's 'one China' policy. ... to, the Southeast Asian straits? Probably not, short of all-out war, which could be catastrophic for both Beijing and the US, and for Asia as a whole, especially if nuclear weapons were ...

  8. Sea of troubles

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ago, even without addressing the underlying claims. It has also been backed-up with ongoing talks on a formal document with legal teeth. State oil firms from China, Vietnam and the Philippines ... (CNOOC) carried out the tests and passed the results on to PetroVietnam officials in Hanoi to scrutinise- a jaw-dropping development given historic suspicions between Beijing and Hanoi. ...

  9. Idol worship

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to Vietnam and the Philippines,' he says. With trade in Ming-dynasty China strictly regulated by the imperial court in Beijing, which prohibited contact with foreign barbarians, almost anyone ... It might sound more like Arnold Schwarzenegger than Confucius, but Koxinga was determined to exact revenge on the Manchus. He fought a personal naval war against them financed by his merchant trade ...



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