Tag: territorial dispute

  • Disputed Waters

    The bitter territorial dispute over Japanese-controlled islands in the East China Sea has further intensified with the presence of four Chinese surveillance ships Chinese Ships Re-Enter Disputed Waters Four Chinese surveillance […]

  • Goodbye Terrorism, Hello Territorial Dispute

    Officials in the Philippines have stated that marines have been assigned the duty of helping reinforce the country’s claims in disputed South China Sea territories. Filipino marines shift from terror […]

  • ‘Severe’ Meeting

    The Japanese and Chinese foreign ministers have held talks in New York on a bitter row over disputed islands. Japan-China ministers in ‘severe’ meeting over islands row The Japanese and […]

  • South China Sea Accord

    The Indonesian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Marty Natalegawa, has called Asean members define a common position on the South China Sea dispute. Marty Keeps Pushing for South China Sea Accord By Ulma Haryanto, […]

  • Protests Resume

    18 September is the anniversary of the day in 1931 when Japan staged the excuse for its later invasion of China. This year’s anniversary is particularly tense because of a mounting […]

  • Cooler Heads

    The US has called for ”cooler heads to prevail” as tension intensifies between China and Japan over disputed islands in the East China Sea. US calls for ‘cooler heads’ in […]

  • Purchase Plan Confirmed

    Tokyo has confirmed its intention to purchase disputed islands also claimed by Beijing from private owners, Sino-Japanese relations have been strained for some time and this latest development risks further heightening […]

  • Rumbling Regional Tensions

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is meeting Chinese leaders amid rumbling regional tensions over the South China Sea. Clinton meets China leaders amid South China Sea tension Mrs Clinton […]

  • Japan Buys Islands

    Media reports from Japan say the government has reached a deal to buy disputed islands in the East China Sea from their private owner. Japan government ‘reaches deal to buy’ […]

  • Island Grabbing

    Until recently, Asian countries’ competing claims in the seas around China did not cause outright conflict. But now that drilling technology can tap gas and oil beds there, Asia capitals […]