The reported Chinese infiltration across the disputed Himalayan border has strained ties between the nuclear-armed neighbours whose relations have long been chequered by mutual suspicion, a legacy of a 1962 border war.Sunday, 5 May, 2013, 5:35am
Amid growing calls in some quarters for a tougher stance over the alleged incursion of Chinese troops in a remote Himalayan region, Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said he would head to Beijing on May 9.26 Apr 2013 - 4:58am 1 comment
The presidents of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed on Saturday, to demilitarise their shared borders and revive a stalled oil exportation deal that has lagged for months over disputes on the setup of security arrangements in the border regions.6 Jan 2013 - 11:13am
Two years after construction began, Israel has finished the bulk of the work on a fence along its border with Egypt.
Closing off the rambling, 225-kilometre desert border would prevent the "unfettered flow of illegal infiltrators, the smuggling of drugs and weapons", said the Ministry of Defence, which oversaw the US$400 million engineering challenge.4 Jan 2013 - 5:13am
A North Korean soldier who defected to the South managed to scale three barbed wire fences along one of the world's most heavily patrolled borders without being detected.13 Oct 2012 - 3:50am
Imagine China and India as friends. With more than one-third of the world's population and the second- and fourth-biggest economies, they could surmount challenges faced by their people while working towards the global good.16 Sep 2012 - 1:25am
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Tuesday pledged to control the number of incoming mainland individual visitors after Shenzhen earlier announced it would allow regular visits by 4.1 million non-permanent residents from next month.
Leung said his government was concerned the city’s infrastructure might be put under strain by the influx of travellers from across the border.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Amid the manoeuvring and megaphone diplomacy between Beijing and Manila over the disputed Scarborough Shoal, a potential legal time-bomb remains for China - even if the dispute eases.21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
There is a clear logic behind Beijing's demand for bilateral talks with the Philippines over the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea.8 May 2012 - 12:00am
China may not like it, but it has little recourse after the UN commission in charge of setting maritime boundaries sided with Japan, approving its application for control over a vast new area of the Pacific Ocean, according to analysts in Tokyo.3 May 2012 - 12:00am