Latest South China Sea Stories

2008-07-09 06:00:21

Text of report by Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post website on 9 July [Report by Ng Tze-Wei: "HK Activists Speak Out on China"] Hong Kong protesters among the thousands of activists in Sapporo to oppose the G8 summit say they want to tell the other side of China's development story.

2008-07-07 09:00:42

Airlines gear up for new weekend service across Taiwan Strait BEIJING, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Airlines on both sides of the Taiwan Strait are busy preparing for Friday's landmark launch of weekend charter flights.

2008-07-03 09:01:07

CNOOC trials new oil field in South China Sea BEIJING, July 2 (Xinhua) -- China National Offshore Oil Company Limited (CNOOC Ltd.) announced on Wednesday that it had begun trial production at a new oil field cluster in the South China Sea.

2008-06-25 09:03:18

The China National Offshore Oil Corporation has announced that its new Xijiang XJ 23-1 oil field in the South China Sea has successfully started production. The XJ23-1 oil field is located in Block XJ04 in the Pearl River Mouth Basin, about 19km east of the XJ24-3 oil field.

2008-06-25 09:03:18

CNOOC announces startup of new oil field in South China Sea BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- China National Offshore Oil Company Limited (CNOOC Ltd.) announced Tuesday that a new oil field in the South China Sea had started production with a current daily output reaching 31,000 barrels.

2008-06-20 18:00:13

Hong Kong's outward processing fall 2 pct in Q1 HONG KONG, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong's total exports to the Chinese mainland for outward processing dropped 2 percent to 101.5 billion HK dollars (about 13 billion U.S.

2008-06-15 21:00:08

By Evangeline Majawat THE Pedra Branca and Middle Rocks decision by the International Court of Justice has thrown the spotlight on previously unknown, and even uncared for, islands, shoals, rocks and other maritime features.

2006-08-22 22:20:32

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and its southern neighbor Vietnam have agreed to finish demarking their border by 2008, a state newspaper said on Wednesday, a contentious area that has been the cause of military conflict.

2006-06-30 03:01:57

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain discussed raising the threat of U.S. nuclear retaliation to dissuade China from attacking its Hong Kong colony at the height of the Cold War, previously secret papers revealed on Friday.

2006-05-20 13:16:52

By Ho Binh Minh HANOI (Reuters) - A typhoon that swept through the South China Sea has killed more than 100 people, officials said, as rescuers from Vietnam and China extended their search on Saturday for more than 400 fishermen missing since Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).