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US to sell Apache helicopters to Indonesia


September 21st, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced the sale of eight Apache helicopters to Indonesia."Today, I'm announcing that the Obama administration has informed Congress of ... Read more...

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Chinese daily takes umbrage to Manila renaming sea


September 14th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) A Chinese daily Friday targeted Manila for renaming a part of South China Sea the West Philippine Sea and said Beijing "will not tolerate the ... Read more...

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South China Sea issue only for parties concerned: China


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) The South China Sea issue should be resolved by the parties directly concerned, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Monday.Speaking at a regular press briefing, ... Read more...

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US deploying forces in Indian Ocean to take on China: Yechury


September 1st, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 1 (IANS) The US government has decided to deploy over half of its naval fleet in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea to take on China, ... Read more...

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India for freedom of navigation in South China Sea


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Ahead of Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie's visit, New Delhi Thursday reiterated that Arunachal Pradesh was an integral part of India and backed freedom of ... Read more...

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India has not withdrawn from Vietnamese oil block: Minister


August 18th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India has not withdrawn from oil and gas exploration in a block in the South China Sea where China claims territorial rights over blocks originally ... Read more...

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No active deployment of warships in Pacific: India


August 7th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India Tuesday said it was not considering any active deployment of its warships in the Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea in particular in ... Read more...

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‘US sending wrong signals over South China Sea’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) A recent statement by the US State Department on the South China Sea sent wrong signals, and did not help with the peace and stability in ... Read more...

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India re-evaluating Vietnam oil block in South China Sea


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Unfazed by China's objections, India is re-evaluating a Vietnamese offer for oil exploration in the South China Sea and will go ahead if ONGC Videsh ... Read more...

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China to react if India seeks oil in South China Sea


August 1st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) India and Vietnam should be given a "strong response" if they insist on exploring oil and gas in waters claimed by China, a Chinese newspaper has ... Read more...

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China not for war in South China Sea


August 1st, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) The Chinese military has denied that Beijing is preparing for war to defend territory in the South China Sea.Defence ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng was speaking Tuesday ... Read more...

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China opposes military intervention in South China Sea


July 31st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) China has indisputable sovereign rights over the South China Sea islands and their adjacent waters, and the country opposes any military intervention in this area, a ... Read more...

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Cultural relics found in South China Sea


July 29th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) Twelve underwater cultural relics sites were discovered in South China Sea.The sites near Xisha Islands contain ancient pottery and porcelain wares, copper coins and boat parts, ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia back freedom of navigation in South China Sea (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing Chinese assertiveness in southeast Asia, India and Indonesia discussed tensions in the South China Sea and backed freedom of navigation ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia back freedom of navigation in South China Sea


July 27th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing Chinese assertiveness in southeast Asia, India and Indonesia discussed tensions in the South China Sea and backed freedom of navigation ... Read more...

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Rush for Sansha domain names in China


July 26th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) There has been a rush to secure domain names with Sansha, China's new administrative hub for the South China Sea, a media report said Thursday.China deployed ... Read more...

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China establishes new city


July 24th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) China Tuesday established a new city on an island that is in the disputed South China Sea.The city of Sansha on Yongxing island is in the ... Read more...

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Chinese military base in South China Sea


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) China will deploy a military garrison at its newly established administrative base in Sansha city in South China Sea, a media report said Monday.China's Central Military ... Read more...

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Antony emphasises freedom of navigation in South China Sea


July 21st, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) India Saturday called upon nations having territorial disputes in South China Sea, including China, to settle issues through dialogue, even as it emphasised on freedom of ... Read more...

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Vietnam president praises India’s economic, technical help


July 18th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 18 (IANS) India's economic and technical support for Vietnam came in for praise from its President Truong Tan Sang Wednesday when an Indian delegation called on him ... Read more...

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India concerned over rising tensions in South China Sea


July 17th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 17 (IANS) India was concerned with rising tensions in the South China Sea and attaches great importance to ensuring safety and security of sea lanes and freedom of ... Read more...

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South China Sea: India calls for respect to global laws (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India Thursday called for all parties to the territorial disputes in the South China Sea to respect global laws governing freedom of navigation and access ... Read more...

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South China Sea: India calls for respect to global laws


July 12th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India Thursday called for all parties to the territorial disputes in the South China Sea to respect global laws governing freedom of navigation and access ... Read more...

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With China on mind, India, Japan, South Korea hold trilateral


June 29th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) With China's growing assertiveness in the South China Sea, India, Japan and South Korea - Asia's three leading democracies - Friday held their first trilateral ... Read more...

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China will not accept provocative action in South China Sea: Official


June 26th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 26 (IANS) Even as India has pulled out of an offshore oil block in the South China Sea following protests by China, Beijing has reiterated its stand that ... Read more...

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Pakistan continues to be international migraine: Albright


June 26th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan continues to be an "international migraine" with a host of problems like extremism, non-proliferation, poverty and a weak government, former US Secretary of State ... Read more...

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China protests Vietnam claim to islands


June 21st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) China Thursday lodged a protest with Vietnam concerning the recent passing of a Vietnamese maritime law that extends the country's jurisdiction to islands claimed by China.Chinese ... Read more...

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Indian warships wrap up China visit


June 19th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Four Indian warships that were in Shanghai on a four-day goodwill visit, have wrapped up their port call and left China on the return journey ... Read more...

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Indian warships visit China after six years


June 14th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) After a gap of six years, four Indian warships are on a visit to China, docking at Shanghai on a four-day port call, even as ... Read more...

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Indian Navy ships in China next week, to expand strategic trust


June 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) In a sign of renewed momentum in bilateral ties, four Indian Navy ships will be docking in Shanghai next week on a goodwill visit, a ... Read more...

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India for navigational freedom in South China Sea (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India Saturday called for freedom of navigation though the South China Sea where Beijing has territorial disputes with other countries.Defence Minister A.K. Antony made the ... Read more...

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India for navigational freedom in South China Sea


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India Saturday called for freedom of navigation though the South China Sea where Beijing has territorial disputes with several nations. Defence Minister A.K. Antony made ... Read more...

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Antony to address Singapore regional security dialogue


May 31st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will travel Singapore the address the annual Shangri La dialogue on maritime security and navigation freedom issues.Antony will leave for Singapore ... Read more...

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China denies readying for war with Philippines


May 12th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) China Saturday denied that it was preparing to go to war with the Philippines.China's defence ministry denied reports that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) units had ... Read more...

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India concerned at China-Philippines stand-off


May 10th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) With Chinese government-controlled media warning of a war against the Philippines over disputes in the South China Sea, India Thursday expressed its "concern" over the ... Read more...

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