Latest South China Sea Stories

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.

2006-05-03 07:55:00

Many of Hong Kong's 7 million people are resigned to the city's bad air. As for tourists, they take home photographs of a Victoria Harbor shrouded in smog -- a choking cocktail of sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, suspended particulates, volatile organic compounds and ozone.

2005-12-23 22:58:47

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has accused the United States of interfering in its internal affairs, criticizing it for comments calling for Hong Kong to speed up political reforms and allow direct elections. "Affairs concerning Hong Kong ...

2005-12-15 03:11:11

By John Ruwitch HONG KONG (Reuters) - Want to learn a thing or two about free trade? Read the works of renowned 18th century economist Adam Smith, or simply visit Hong Kong.

2005-10-15 22:50:59

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Suspected Muslim militants killed a Buddhist monk and two teenage boys and set fire to a temple in Thailand's restive south, police said on Sunday, in separatist violence that has claimed more than 900 lives.

2005-10-12 20:53:07

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has rejected a U.S. report criticizing its repression of human and religious rights as a distorted attack and meddling in the country's internal affairs.

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  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.