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Beijing rejects Manila's view on Japan military boost

Beijing has rebuffed statements by the Philippines welcoming a more active Japanese military and changes to Japan's pacifist constitution so it can counterbalance China in the region.

Tuesday, 11 December, 2012, 1:49am

India's claim in South China Sea further polarises rows

The ownership disputes over South China Sea islands with potential reserves of oil and gas took a new turn last week as India joined the stakeholders. Indian Navy Chief Admiral D.K. Joshi announced his force's preparedness to deploy vessels to the area to protect his nation's oil interests.

11 Dec 2012 - 3:00am 1 comment

India mulls sending naval ships to Vietnam

India's naval chief has raised the prospect of sending ships into the disputed South China Sea to defend its oil exploration interests off Vietnam - a move certain to rile China.

5 Dec 2012 - 5:58am