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China sounds clear warning over South China Sea

In the evolving story of the South China Sea - now an issue with broadening international dimensions - the events of the past few days are potentially highly significant.

Tuesday, 4 December, 2012, 3:34am 2 comments

China decries attempts to 'read too much into' passport map

China said on Wednesday that people should not read too much into the placement of a new map in its passports that depicts claims to disputed maritime territory.

28 Nov 2012 - 8:16pm 2 comments

US to raise passports row with China, calling it 'unhelpful'

The United States plans to raise controversial new Chinese passports with Beijing, saying the documents featuring a map laying claim to disputed islands, were not helpful.

“We do have concerns about this map, which is causing tension and anxiety between and among the states in the South China Sea,” State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am