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Briefs, December 14, 2012

A suspect was arrested by police after detonating an explosive device during a robbery attempt at a government dormitory building in Liuzhou, Guangxi province, yesterday, killing the city's chief planner and injuring his wife.

Friday, 14 December, 2012, 4:06am

Beijing downplays row over passport map

China's passport has a controversial map. Photo: EPA

Beijing said yesterday that people should not read too much into the placement of a map in new passports that depicts claims to disputed maritime territory, after the US said it would raise concerns with Beijing over the issue.

29 Nov 2012 - 4:41am

India stamps map on visas for Chinese

Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid. Photo: AFP

India is stamping its map on visas given to Chinese visitors, an Indian official said yesterday, after Beijing began issuing passports showing disputed territories - including two in India - as its own.

"We have started issuing visas with India's map as we know it," said a Foreign Ministry official who did not wish to be named.

25 Nov 2012 - 3:58am 3 comments