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  1. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Australia apologises for repeated breach of Indonesian waters

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 09:04am by AFP

    ... the border violations for “operational reasons”. Under the new conservative government, asylum seekers arriving by boat are sent to Pacific islands camps for processing with no chance of settlement ...

  2. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Chinese ships resume patrol off disputed Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 02:42pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Three Chinese patrol ships entered waters around the disputed Diaoyu Islands yesterday. The Japan Coast Guard said the surveillance ships entered the 12-nautical-mile zone around the East China Sea islands, which are known as the Senkakus in Japan, shortly after 9.30am and stayed for about five hours. China has continued regular patrols around the Diaoyus to assert its ...

  3. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Coastguard vessels make first foray to Diaoyus

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Coastguard ships make first foray to Diaoyus Chinese coastguard ships were spotted yesterday for the first time near the disputed Diaoyu Islands after ... waters around the tiny uninhabited East China Sea islands, called the Senkakus by Japan. Meanwhile, Japan scrambled fighter jets yesterday after a Chinese military aircraft flew for the first ...

  4. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi warns Japan to return to talks on islands

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... tensions in the East China Sea had been triggered by Japan's "seizure" of the Diaoyu islands, called the Senkakus by Japan. He urged Tokyo to respect history and told Washington not to interfere in regional affairs. In a sign that the dispute is still simmering, three Chinese surveillance ships sailed near the disputed islands yesterday, marking the sixth straight day that Chinese ...

  5. News - World - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Colombia gets islands' sovereignty; Nicaragua wins fight for oil reserves

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in The Hague

    ... Associated Press in The Hague Nicaragua the winner over oil wealth Nicaragua claimed victory in a battle over sovereignty of tiny islands in the western Caribbean, despite the International Court of Justice's ruling that the islands belong to Colombia. The court's decision to grant Nicaragua control of a large swathe of the sea and seabed surrounding the San Andres ...

  6. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Philippines sends marines to Palawan to defend Spratly Islands

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Garrison leader says it is merely a defensive move and not intended as an act of aggression Philippines sends marines to defend Spratly Islands The Philippines has deployed 800 marines and opened new headquarters to guard its interests in the disputed Spratly islands, which China also claims, a senior military official said yesterday. Straddling ...

  7. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Abe demands apology from Beijing as maritime dispute deepens

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Beijing rejects claims that Chinese frigates targeted a Japanese destroyer and helicopter with radar, and accuses Tokyo of 'stirring up crisis' Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe yesterday demanded an apology from China after Beijing accused Tok ...

  8. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTE

    China frigates 'aim radar' at Japanese amid sea dispute

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, Minnie Chan, AFP

    ... since September when the Japanese government announced the purchase of three uninhabited islands in the East China Sea - called the Diaoyus in China and Senkakus in Japan. Tensions appeared ... near the islands on Monday. Cheng rejected the claims. Additional reporting by Agence France-Presse, Minnie Chan Frigates 'aim radar at Japanese' ...

  9. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Abe calls radar-locking incident on high seas 'regrettable and dangerous'

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, Julian Ryall

    ... resolve their territorial dispute in the East China Sea over the Diaoyu Islands, called the Senkakus in Japan, regardless of Beijing's motives. Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera said ... the islands; it's to do with overall relations, including the disagreement over the continental shelf, territory within the East China Sea and so on." Tokyo labels incidents ...

  10. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Killing of fisherman leads to inquiry call by Taiwan

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Beijing reportedly sent one of its largest fishing fleets to the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. Taiwan's foreign ministry said the death occurred in overlapping economic zones of both the island and the Philippines when an armed vessel, identified as a Philippine ship, suddenly shot at a Taiwan-registered fishing boat operating in the area. The shooting caused ...




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