Tag: Dispute

  • The Coming Dash for Gas

    In recent years, the South China Sea has made numerous headlines. But another body of water — the Mediterranean — is rapidly becoming as volatile. Trouble in the Eastern Mediterranean […]

  • US inflames island dispute

    The Obama administration has entered the dispute between Japan and China over sovereignty of the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea, further inflaming tensions. US inflames island dispute between […]

  • N. Korea Presses S. Korea for Stance

    As the next South Korean Government readies itself to take over, North Korea presses it to define its stance toward the disputed maritime border. N. Korea presses next S. Korean […]

  • Taiwan, Japan coast guards spar in waters near Diaoyutais

    Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) Coast guard vessels from Taiwan and Japan sparred in waters near the disputed Diaoyutai Islands Monday over their countries’ conflicting claims to the uninhabited island chain […]

  • Understanding the Conflict

    The anniversary of China and Japan having normalised diplomatic relations comes at a low point in Sino-Japanese relations due to a¬†dispute over an island chain¬†in the East China Sea known […]

  • Island Dispute

    Several Japanese nationalists landed on a rocky island in the East China Sea which is at the heart of a territorial row with Beijing. Island landing sparks China protests Several […]

  • US ‘trouble-making’

    The US State Department’s declared “close” monitoring of increased tensions in the South China Sea has caused problems with the authorities in Beijing. South China Sea: Beijing attacks US ‘trouble-making’ […]

  • Flashpoints

    Things are heating up in the Greater Pacific, in this article Foreign Policy examines five key spots to watch closely. 5 Flashpoints in the South China Sea As tensions mount […]

  • China’s Military Moment

    Beguiled by undersea oil and gas deposits and the weakness of fellow claimants to the Paracel Islands, China launched a naval offensive to seize the disputed archipelago. China’s Military Moment […]

  • Clinton Backs Vietnam

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is backing Vietnam’s efforts to resolve a dispute over mineral and fishing rights in the South China Sea. Clinton Backs Vietnamese Efforts to Resolve […]