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  1. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    China dredges channels near disputed islands as Beijing 'asserts stance on South China Sea'

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:04am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Beijing clearing channels around Drummond Island in disputed chain to ease access for fishermen and supply boats, Xinhua says China dredging ... to sovereignty in the region. Xinhua reported yesterday that up to 1.7km of channels had been dredged around Drummond Island, known as Jinqing in Chinese. The island, which is about 0.21 sq km, is one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557769/china-dredging-channels-disputed-paracels-xinhua-reports
  2. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Oil rig stops exploration work near disputed Paracel Islands a month early

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:14am by Teddy Ng, KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing and Kristine Kwok Exploration ends and vessels leave base near disputed islands that raised tensions with Vietnam, but operations are 'likely to resume' ... that developed after the rig was deployed on May 2. But observers said it would probably return to the area near the disputed Paracel Islands- which China calls the Xisha Islands and Vietnam calls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555221/china-says-oil-rig-finishes-mission-waters-vietnam
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo seeks US military guarantee to protect unspecified ‘remote islands’

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:34pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Japanese government seeks specific guarantees over protection for remote islands- thought to be the disputed Senkaku or Diaoyus chain Tokyo presses U.S. over islands ... calls its "remote islands", as the two nations revise their defence pact. Japan and the US have started the process of rewriting their guidelines for Japan-US defence cooperation. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554274/diaoyus-their-minds-tokyo-seeks-us-military-guarantee-protect-remote
  4. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Logistics firms eye artificial island at HK-Zhuhai-Macau bridge

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 04:29am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Logistics firms eye artificial island A planned artificial island at the border crossing of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge should set aside land for logistics facilities, industry insiders have proposed. The idea was floated ahead of a government study to explore potential land uses of the 130-hectare island. On top of hosting checkpoint ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554240/logistics-firms-eye-artificial-island-hk-zhuhai-macau-bridge
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Neoguri threatens cities on Japan's central islands

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Typhoon threatens Japan's major cities A strong typhoon swerved towards Japan's heavily populated central islands yesterday after it slammed through Okinawa, dumping heavy rain, knocking out power and injuring at least 30 people. Typhoon Neoguri left toppled trees, flooded cars and bent railings on the island chain, which experienced its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550623/typhoon-neoguri-threatens-cities-japans-central-islands
  6. News - World - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Some of the world’s oldest erotic graffiti found on remote Greek island

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:38pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Athens Racy inscriptions on remote Astypalaia feature some of the world's earliest phallic symbols Ancient erotic graffiti found on Greek island Wild, windswept, rocky ... didn't think so when he began fieldwork on the Aegean island four years ago- until he chanced upon a couple of racy inscriptions and large phalluses carved into Astypalaia's rocky peninsula ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549111/some-worlds-oldest-erotic-graffiti-found-remote-greek-island
  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    N Korean leader Kim Jong-un directs island assault drill, state media reports

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 02:49pm by AFP

    ... Jinping's recent visit to Seoul Kim holds island-assault drill in warning to South North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned the South would "regret bitterly" any incursion of their disputed sea border as he directed a large-scale mock assault on an island, state media reported yesterday. The joint landing drill involving the army, navy and air force followed a series of missile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1547343/n-korean-leader-kim-jong-un-directs-island-assault-drill-state-media
  8. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Six Vietnamese fishermen arrested by Chinese navy near disputed islands

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 03:59pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Crew of a boat taken back to China, according to Vietnamese report Six Vietnamese fishermen were arrested by Chinese naval ships in disputed waters yesterday, Vietnam’s state media reported, renewing tensions over a two-month territorial stand-off in the South China Sea. Chinese vessels captured a Vietnamese boat near the Paracel Islands on July 3, taking the ship ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1546543/six-vietnamese-fishermen-arrested-chinese-navy-near-disputed-islands
  9. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Japan provides Vietnam with 6 vessels to 'strengthen maritime law enforcement'

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:00pm by Associated Press in Hanoi

    ... following Beijing’s deployment of an oil rig in early May near the Paracel Islands also claimed by Vietnam. China sent a large flotilla of ships to protect the oil rig and Vietnam also dispatched ... dispute with China in the East China Sea over a group of uninhabited atolls known as the Diaoyu Islands in China and the Senkakus in Japan.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1564204/japan-provides-vietnam-6-vessels-strengthen-maritime-law-enforcement
  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Beijing's top Taiwan man Zhang Zhijun visits island for first time

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:51pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... foot on the island, which has had a fraught relationship with Beijing. The arrival of Zhang Zhijun, director of the State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office, was considered an important step ... said George Tsai, a political science professor at the Chinese Culture University in Taipei. Zhang's four-day trip will skip the island's capital of Taipei, taking him instead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1539812/beijings-top-taiwan-man-zhang-zhijun-visits-island-first-time

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