territorial disputes

Don’t bid for strategic containment of China, daily warns US


September 6th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) China does not want the US to perish nor does it want to dominate Asia, said a state-run Chinese daily, warning that if America launched a ... Read more...

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`Chinese military diplomacy to reduce India’s concerns’


September 4th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) The Chinese military's diplomacy will help reduce miscalculations amid territorial disputes and concerns of neighbours, analysts said as Defence Minister Liang Guanglie visits India.China Daily ... Read more...

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China seeks explanation from US on its Asia policy


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) China Monday sought an explanation from the United States about the "true intentions of the Obama administration's Pivot to Asia policy, especially its new defense strategy".State-run ... Read more...

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Russia refutes peace deal with Japan at APEC summit


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS) Russia has declined to settle the peace treaty issue with Japan during the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the Far Eastern city of Vladivostok.Russia ... Read more...

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`China doesn’t want carrier competition with India’


August 30th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) China does not want to "engage in a carrier competition with the US or its Asian neighbours like India", a state-run Chinese daily said Thursday.An article ... Read more...

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Some countries are provoking China: daily


August 1st, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Neighbouring countries with territorial disputes were trying to infringe upon China's sovereignty, a commentary in a Chinese newspaper said Wednesday.These countries "are taking advantage of the ... 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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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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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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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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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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Indian warships to sail through South China Sea


May 4th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India's warships will be on a two-month-long deployment in South East Asia, visiting ports in the region and passing through the South China Sea -- ... Read more...

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Chinese vice president aims to end trust deficit with US


February 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to the US will provide an opportunity to end the "trust deficit" that exists between the two countries, ... Read more...

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MFN is fine but Pakistan won’t budge on Kashmir: Gilani


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) Pakistan may have granted Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India but stands by its stance on Kashmir, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani told ministers ... Read more...

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Japanese prime minister to return ancient Korean books


October 18th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda will return five volumes of ancient Korean documents to South Korea during his official visit that began Tuesday, Seoul's presidential ... Read more...

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India-Vietnam ties factor of peace in Asia-Pacific: PM


October 12th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called India's strategic partnership with Vietnam "a factor of peace, stability and development" in the Asia-Pacific region and that ... Read more...

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Vietnamese president in India to expand strategic ties


October 11th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) In a major strategic signal, Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang Tuesday began a four-day visit to India that aims to provide a greater push ... Read more...

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Pak, China and Iran not invited to Indian air show starting February 9


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2(ANI): India has not invited Pakistan, China or Iran to South Asia's biggest air show- Aero India 2011- which will witness participation of more than 60 countries in Bangalore ... Read more...

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China needs to be more sensitive to our sovereignty issues: India


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Bilateral relations with China could be stronger if Beijing was more sensitive to India's "core issues" on sovereignty and territorial disputes, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said here ... Read more...

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US seeks to expand military presence in Asia, says Def Secy Robert Gates


November 8th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has said that America wants to bolster its military presence across Asia, adding that closer ties with Australia would help the US expand ... Read more...

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Obama, Clinton visits India aimed at counter balancing rising China: Experts


October 30th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make trips to India and the South Asia region in the coming weeks, with an ... Read more...

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Sparrows eavesdrop to distinguish good neighbours from bad


October 21st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Scientists have found that sparrows can identify troublemakers by eavesdropping on them.A study has shown that the birds can tell, "who started it" in a neighbouring squabble over ... Read more...

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Internationalising South China Sea issue complicating Sino-US relationship: Chinese analysts


September 27th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sept 28 (ANI): The move of US President Barack Obama and Southeast Asian leaders for a peaceful resolution to territorial disputes in the South China Sea, and America's strong intentions ... Read more...

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China urges ASEAN not to “internationalise” South China Sea issue


July 26th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 26 (ANI): China has warned some countries not to "internationalise" the territorial dispute that it faces with its neighbours over the South China Sea, following comments by US Secretary of ... Read more...

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US urges a code of conduct in the South China Sea


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 23 (DPA) The US government Friday called on the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China to reach agreement on a full code of conduct in the South China ... Read more...

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Langpih firing: governments asked to reply in four weeks


May 25th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 25 (IANS) The Shillong bench of the Gauhati High Court Tuesday sought a response from the central, Meghalaya and Assam governments on a petition seeking action against the policemen ... Read more...

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Fishermen take out marches in Porbandar, Karachi


April 29th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Porbandar, April 28 (IANS) In a show of solidarity, fishermen in India and Pakistan Wednesday took out marches in Porbandar and Karachi to demand the release of their kin incarcerated in the ... Read more...

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South China Sea disputes to intensify, say experts


November 27th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Nov 27 (DPA) Territorial disputes in the South China Sea are likely to drag on for decades, and mounting demand for resources could intensify them, experts said at a conference on ... Read more...

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China urges US to end military surveillance near its shores


August 28th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 28(ANI): After a series of territorial disputes between China and US earlier this year, China has urged US to reduce, and eventually end the military surveillance, which it does by ... Read more...

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Survey says Chinese, Japanese viewing each other more positively than last year


August 26th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing/Tokyo, Aug 26 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that the Chinese and the Japanese are seeing each other a bit more positively than last year.The survey, jointly sponsored by the ... Read more...

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Give us more ships, Bangladesh Navy tells MPs


June 23rd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) The Bangladesh Navy has sought modern ships and equipment and an overall maritime policy to better guard the country's exclusive economic zone (EEZ). A report submitted to the country's ... Read more...

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