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  1. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Taiwan's leader ramps up island's claim to disputed Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com President Ma Ying-jeou and aides announce symbolic visits to island near Dioayus, as the leader answers criticism that he is too soft Taiwan ups the stakes on disputed islands Taiwan is taking a more aggressive approach to reinforcing its territorial claims to contested islands in the South China and East China seas, in a move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1029723/taiwans-leader-ramps-islands-claim-disputed-diaoyu-islands
  2. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Taiwanese fishing vessels enter disputed waters near Diaoyu islands

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Taiwanese fishing boats enter the fray Dozens of Taiwanese fishing boats entered waters near the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea yesterday before ... was shown on Japan's NHK public television network, occurred after about eight Taiwanese patrol ships escorted dozens of fishing boats near Diaoyu Island, the largest of the disputed islands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1047298/taiwanese-fishing-vessels-enter-disputed-waters-near-diaoyu-islands
  3. News - China

    Japanese embassy issues alert over Diaoyu Islands protests

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai, Fiona Tam, LOUISE HO, CHAN KIN-WA

    ... that Japan leave the disputed Diaoyu Islands continued in Beijing and other major mainland cities yesterday, with Japanese consulates issuing safety advisories to its citizens in China. Safety concerns have arisen at rallies planned for the weekend. The eight uninhabited islands, in the East China Sea, are claimed by the mainland, Taiwan and Japan - which calls them the Senkaku Islands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1037225/japanese-embassy-issues-alert-over-diaoyu-islands-protests
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Blame geopolitical jostling for island rows

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Hooman Peimani

    ... Hooman Peimani Hooman Peimani points to rise of China and Korea, relative to Japan Geopolitical jostling pushes island disputes to the surface The Asia-Pacific region is no stranger to territorial disputes. In fact, the ownership of certain islands in the South China Sea, the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan have been disputed for decades. So the war of words between China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1040823/blame-geopolitical-jostling-island-rows
  5. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Beijing under pressure to get tough on Tokyo over Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com South Korea and Russia have made strong gestures in their island disputes with Japan, prompting calls for China to take similar action Pressure on China in islands row South Korean President Lee Myung-bak's strong action against Japan in a territorial dispute has triggered calls on the mainland for Beijing to get tougher in defending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1022722/beijing-under-pressure-get-tough-tokyo-over-diaoyu-islands
  6. News - Hong Kong

    Fearless HK activists ready to face Japanese navy over Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, Lawrence Chung

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing, Lawrence Chung in Taipei and Ng Kang-chung Fearless HK activists ready to face Japanese navy over Diaoyu Islands Hong Kong activists who are heading to the disputed Diaoyu Islands to support China's claim of sovereignty say they are prepared to confront Japanese navy vessels. They said they would not be deterred despite media reports that Japan- which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1013885/fearless-hk-activists-ready-face-japanese-navy-over-diaoyu-islands
  7. News - China - DISPUTED TERRITORY

    Taiwan warns of Spratly Islands training drill

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Islands Taiwan has risked angering its neighbours by warning that it will stage a five-day live-fire drill in the disputed Spratly Islands. Foreign ministry spokesman Steve Hsia said the training exercise would take place on Taiping Island, in the South China Sea, between September 1 and 5. He said the notification was in line with international practice and was given so that neighbouring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1019517/taiwan-warns-spratly-islands-training-drill
  8. Island mentality ignores history

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Philippine attempts to arrest Chinese vessels fishing in the area of what is known in English as the Scarborough Shoal, to China as Huangyan Island, and to the Philippines as Panatag Shoal. ... reads: 'It is China who first discovered Huangyan Island' and 'drew into China's map in China's Yuan dynasty (1271-1368AD)'. This is like Europeans claiming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998912/island-mentality-ignores-history
  9. HK Island home prices hit record

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito and Paggie Leung Prices of second-hand flats on Hong Kong Island have hit a record high, bolstered by improved sentiment and limited supply. But some analysts predict the steady climb may not continue. The Centa-City Leading Index, a weekly measure of home prices from Centaline Property Agency, shows home prices on Hong Kong Island edged up 1.37 per cent week on week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997566/hk-island-home-prices-hit-record
  10. Island lifestyle oozes appeal

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The upcoming residential seafront development, Andaman at Quayside, on Malaysia's Penang island has raised the benchmark of high-quality living in Asia. 'Quayside is known ... communities, including the Palms in Dubai, Australia's Sovereign Island and Sentosa Cove in Singapore. Malaysian prestige property developer Eastern & Oriental Berhad, developer of Andaman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995489/island-lifestyle-oozes-appeal

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