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  1. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    China slams Philippines over 'illegal occupation' of disputed remote reef

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... in a fresh team to replace soldiers stationed on the wrecked ship on the reef and replenished their supplies, including food, water and fuel. China's claims over islands, reefs and atolls in resource-rich waters off its south coast and to the east of mainland Southeast Asia have set it directly against Vietnam and the Philippines, while Brunei, Taiwan and Malaysia also lay claim to parts. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1266281/china-slams-philippines-over-illegal-occupation-disputed-remote-reef
  2. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    China, Vietnam pledge to ‘address and control’ maritime disputes

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 01:43pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... resources. Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims in the waters where US$5 trillion of ship-borne goods pass every year. Alarmed by China’s military rise and growing ... the two countries and other neighbours. Ties between the Communist countries sank to a three-decade low this year after China deployed a US$1 billion-oil rig in the disputed waters which straddle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1618397/china-vietnam-pledge-address-and-control-maritime-disputes
  3. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    US would ‘help’ Philippines in South China Sea, says navy chief

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 09:45am by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Jonathan Greenert also stressed that the US would honour its mutual defence treaty with the Philippines amid a seething territorial conflict with China over the resource-rich waters. “Of course we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1427622/us-would-help-philippines-south-china-sea-navy-chief
  4. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    China ready to build on Philippine shoal, says Philippine defence secretary

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 05:08pm by Raissa Robles, Bloomberg

    ... a claim to all the waters and resources within the enclosed area," he said. This line had also kept changing, Carpio said. "China's nine-dash line claim was originally represented ... conditions China set for him to attend a trade fair. The Philippines, a US treaty ally, lacks the military force to deter China from controlling disputed waters that may contain oil and gas reserves. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1302589/china-ready-build-philippine-shoal-says-philippine-defence-secretary
  5. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Expulsions likely as Hainan requires permission to fish in South China Sea

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 12:09am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... in the vast area that Beijing claims in the resource-rich South China Sea. Analysts said the new rules rolled out by Hainan- the latest move to reinforce control of the intensely contested body of water- represented an escalation of Beijing's jurisdictional claims, and could lead to more expulsions of foreign fishing vessels. Chinese fishery laws have long stated that foreign vessels ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1401803/expulsions-likely-hainan-requires-permission-fish-south-china-sea
  6. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Japanese lawmaker aboard fishing boat bound for Diaoyus

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... that the other side leave the waters, as part of a tussle between Tokyo and Beijing over ownership of the resource-rich islands. A Japanese foreign ministry official telephoned the Chinese embassy ... purpose of dispatching the fishing boats is to fish in the waters,” an official from the nationalist Channel Sakura satellite broadcaster said, adding the company’s president was aboard one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1273418/japanese-lawmaker-aboard-fishing-boat-sailed-diaoyus
  7. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Malaysian PM echoes Beijing's call for joint development in South China Sea

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Bangkok Malaysian PM says it's better to share prosperity rather than row over South China Sea resources Najib echoes Beijing's call for joint development Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak appeared to side with Beijing as he called for claimants in the South China Sea to jointly develop resources to avoid conflict and prevent "extra-regional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1253564/malaysian-pm-echoes-beijings-call-joint-development-south-china-sea
  8. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    China's maritime rights and expansion push could lead to tension with neighbours

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... maritime resources and boost the proportion of the marine economy in the nation's gross domestic product. "Oceans and seas have an increasingly important strategic status regarding global ... between China and its neighbours intensify," he said. "China needs to ensure that trade routes at sea will not be blocked." China can't afford to have its claims to waters off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1293703/maritime-rights-and-expansion-tops-agenda-new-leadership
  9. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Major development plan for Woody Island unveiled

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

    ... for fishery and maritime surveillance vessels. It also intends to build a new port, a desalination plant capable of handling 1,000 tonnes of sea water daily, a 500-kilowatt solar power station, as well as "environmentally friendly" rubbish and waste-water treatment facilities. Woody Island is the largest of the Paracel chain recaptured by the Chinese during a military clash ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1074996/major-development-plan-woody-island-unveiled
  10. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Beijing must streamline maritime agencies, experts say

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... ambition to be a sea power amid rising tensions with its neighbours, experts say. Other nations see signs of China's rising assertiveness in its' ships frequent sailings in waters that are also claimed by other countries. Xinhua reported yesterday that three Chinese maritime surveillance ships were patrolling waters near the disputed Diaoyu Islands, which Japan calls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1116974/beijing-must-streamline-maritime-agencies-experts-say

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