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A fleet of 32 Chinese fishing boats has arrived in waters off Nansha Islands in the South China Sea, after a 7-day voyage. The boats are expected to start op.

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Chinese unlawful interference on islands in the South Sea
What does Chinese say, they are lying the world.

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BEIJING, Sept. 10 (UPI) — China justified its reclamation of disputed islands in the South China Sea Wednesday by claiming it has sovereignty over the entire area.

China and several of its neighbors are disputing ownership of islands and reefs in the South and East China Seas.

At a press briefing Wednesday, Foreign Affairs Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying responded to a question about a report by the BBC. The report noted the reefs in the South China Sea’s Spratly Islands, claimed by both the Philippines and China and named the Nansha Islands in China, were being enlarged by Chinese construction crews who are dredging rocks and sand from the sea floor to increase the land mass of the reefs.

“We have answered this question many times before, and I suppose you must be fully aware of China’s position. China asserts indisputable sovereignty over the Nansha Islands and the adjacent waters, and China’s activities on relevant islands and reefs of the Nansha Islands fall entirely within China’s sovereignty and are totally justifiable,” Hua said.

The Philippines, in May, released photos of the reef in question that suggested an airstrip was under construction. The country’s Department of Foreign Affairs said it regards the construction work as destabilizing and contrary to both international law and a 2002 treaty between nations bordering the sea.

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Publication Date : 10-09-2014

The impact of the Diaoyu Islands dispute on China-Japan ties is diminishing, but pessimism over future relations remains, the latest public opinion poll in both countries showed.

A majority of the public continued to see the significance of the relationship but “the proportion of such people is shrinking to a record low on both sides” – 65 per cent of those polled in China and 70.6 per cent in Japan.

The 10th Public Opinion on China-Japan Relations 2014 survey, co-sponsored by China Daily and the Japanese nonprofit think tank Genron NPO, was released in Tokyo on Tuesday.

The latest poll follows two years of global attention on security policies and territorial disputes between Asia’s two largest economies, as well as Tokyo’s official positions regarding its wartime atrocities.

The annual poll, conducted in July and August this year, gathers responses from a wide spectrum of society.

In China, the survey included 1,539 Chinese residents in the major cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Shenyang and Xi’an, 201 international relations scholars from around the country and 813 university students and faculty members at five top Beijing universities. In Japan, respondents included 1,000 members of the public and 628 intellectuals, mostly with experience of China.

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The disputed islands known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China in the East China Sea. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo: Responding to the prolonged friction between Japan and China over the Senkaku Islands in Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, the National Police Agency has decided to boost security capabilities of the Okinawa prefectural police, sources said.

The Senkaku are known as the Diaoyu in Chinese. The NPA will increase the number of officers in the prefectural police headquarters by as early as fiscal 2015. The officers will be assigned to prevent illegal landing on the Senkakus and other related problems.

In August 2012, a Hong Kong-based private organisation that claims China’s sovereignty over the Senkakus landed illegally on the islands. Since Japan’s nationalisation of some of the islands in September the same year, Chinese government vessels have intruded into Japan’s territorial waters around the islands at least 300 times.

Under the circumstances, the NPA has been beefing up security around the islands by continually dispatching officers from prefectures outside Okinawa, including those from the Metropolitan Police Department. Monitoring territorial waters around the Senkakus on Japan Coast Guard patrol boats, the dispatched officers keep a lookout for people trying to illegally land on the Senkakus, aiming to land ahead of the intruders and take them in custody.

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But those dispatched to Okinawa from other prefectural police headquarters usually leave Okinawa within about 10 days, as the patrol shifts require performing an around-the-clock watch aboard a vessel. As this creates a steady stream of police officers who are inexperienced at such work, cultivating police officers who are familiar with the site and have the appropriate problem-solving skills has emerged as a challenge.

Given these challenges, the NPA decided that increasing the number of police officers in Okinawa, who can regularly engage in such patrol duties, is more effective in enhancing the capability to cope with problems related to the Senkakus.

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More than 70% of bitcoin transactions done over the last 30 days came from trades denominated in the Chinese yuan. Chinese bitcoin exchange BTC China said in a tweet that about 71% of bitcoin trades last month came from the Chinese market. The website, which cautions its data is "unfinished" and "may change its form completely", says the Chinese yuan claimed a 71.35% share of total bitcoin …

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Freedom Foods is looking for Asian partners to launch its allergy-free cereal business to bolster exports in the region.

Managing director Rory Macleod said the company hoped its cereals arm can replicate its Pactum Dairy operation which produces long-life milk for one of China’s biggest dairy companies, Bright Foods.

Freedom posted an 11.6 per cent slide in net profit to $12.1 million in the 12 months to June 30. Mr Macleod attributed the decline to booking a pre-tax profit of $11.8 million the year before from reducing its stake in a2 Milk from 25 to 17.9 per cent.

While Freedom’s profit eased, its net sales grew 5.97 per cent to $104.6 million. Investors warmed to the result, the company’s shares jumping 2.8 per cent to close at $3.25.

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Mr Macleod expected more sales growth in the next two years as it increases exports in the US and Asia.

But he said he didn’t want to rush the expansion.

“We want to be quite thoughtful about what we’ll do,” Mr Macleod said. “It’s not a case of taking the whole range over there and see who will bite.

“You have to be very careful about what products you are going to take up there and sell.”

Mr Macleod said working with a Chinese company was therefore more preferable than relying on distributors.

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A spokesman for China’s Foreign Ministry on Monday refuted Vietnamese comments on the sovereignty of the Xisha Islands, vowing determination to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Qin Gang said the information offered by the Vietnamese side at a press briefing in Hanoi last Friday was ridiculous.

“Their comments showed the country’s falsification of history, denial of truth, inconsistency and treachery,” Qin said, arguing that Vietnam has little international credibility.

He cited historical evidence to show the Xisha Islands have been China’s inherent territory since ancient times.

“China was the first country to discover, develop, name and govern the Xisha Islands,” while Chinese people are indisputable owners of the islands, said the spokesman.

According to Qin, the Chinese people discovered the Xisha Islands when they cruised to them during the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD). Since then, lots of Chinese have traveled there for business.

Historical documents show Chinese fished and traded around the Xisha Islands during the Tang (618-907) and Song (960-1279) dynasties, which serves as proof for China’s jurisdiction of the area, he said.

During China’s Yuan Dynasty in the 13th century, astronomer Guo Shoujing set up an observatory on the Xisha Islands, Qin added.

Vietnam appeared to acknowledge and respect China’s sovereignty over the islands before the mid 1970s. In 1956, a senior official of the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry told a charge d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Vietnam that the Xisha Islands were part of the Chinese territory, according to the spokesman.

In 1958, China announced it had set 12 nautical miles as the width of its territorial sea and the Xisha Islands were included. Ten days after that, then Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Van Dong told then Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai that the Vietnamese government admitted the truth of and respected China’s statement on its territorial sea, he said.

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Japan conducts military exercise to defend islands claimed by China
Japan conducts military exercise to defend islands claimed by China . China claims sovereignty over Diaoyu Islands. The Chinese military says it has the capability and determination to safeguard……

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BEIJING: Terming Vietnamese claims over the disputed islands in the South China Sea as “ridiculous”, China today accused Vietnam of changing its stand since 1975 after having officially endorsed Chinese sovereignty over them.

Reacting to assertions by Vietnam claiming sovereignty over the Paracel islands in the South China Sea which China refers to as the Xisha islands, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Qin Gang told a media briefing here that Hanoi’s claims are “very ridiculous”.

“Large amount of historical facts had proven that Xisha islands are China’s territory since ancient times,” he said.

“Vietnam has always gone back on its words. The credibility of this country is very low,” Qin said.

The war of words between Vietnam and China over the ownership of the islands heated up in recent weeks after Beijing deployed an oil rig in waters close to the islands, which was staunchly opposed by Hanoi.

While naval vessels of the two countries rammed into each other hundreds of times, four Chinese were killed and over 100 injured in anti-China riots in Vietnam in which over 460 factories mostly Chinese-owned were destroyed by mobs.

Beijing withdrew over 7,000 of its workers from Vietnam and demanded compensation for the victims.

China claims sovereignty over almost all of the South China Sea which is hotly contested by Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei, who are backed by the US.

Defending Chinese claims over the islands, Qin said they were discovered and developed during ancient Chinese kingdoms and patrolled by their navies.

He said Vietnam officially endorsed Chinese sovereignty in a letter to China from its then prime minister in 1958 besides reflecting the same in Vietnamese official documents and textbooks.

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This file aerial shot shows the disputed islands known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China in the East China Sea. AP FILE PHOTO

TOKYO Japan is to establish new military outposts on remote islands, a report said Monday, as Tokyo looks to bolster its defense amid a territorial dispute with China.

Up to 350 troops each could be stationed on three islands in the far southwest, close to the Senkakus, which Beijing claims as its own under the name Diaoyus, the mass-selling Yomiuri Shimbun reported.

With the exception of the main Okinawa island, Japans Ground Self-Defense Forces- its army- have no bases on the chain of islands that runs from the bottom of Kyushu to Taiwan. There are limited air force facilities in the area.

The lack of substantial military presence is a source of worry for some in Japan, who caution that it leaves Japan vulnerable to Chinas increasingly assertive stance.

Chinese ships have repeatedly moved into the Senkakus territorial waters, since Tokyo nationalised some of them in September 2012, to confront Japanese vessels.

The islands lie around 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles) southwest of Tokyo and around 200 kilometres from the north of Taiwan.

While most of the bickering has been between coastguards from both sides, observers say military ships are loitering over the horizon, with some warning of the risk of a confrontation.

Beijing has spent heavily on its military in recent years in a bid to develop a blue water navy that can project force far out into the Pacific.

This means getting through what it calls the first island chain including Japans southwestern islands and the northern Philippines.

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Microsofts cooperation with the NSA and FBI on the controversial Prism program has been laid bare in a new book written by an American journalist who brought it to public attention in the first place.

Glenn Greenwald, the American journalist who worked extensively with Edward Snowden, wrote in a new book that Microsofts cloud services allowed the National Security Agency [NSA] to collect data from a range of its different cloud options.

“Beginning on 7 March 2013, Prism now collects Microsoft SkyDrive data as part of Prism’s standard Store Communications collection package for a tasked FISA Amendments Act Section 702 [FAA702] selector, stated a slide released by Greenwald, according to Cloud Pro.

It is detailed in Greenwalds new book, No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State, and goes on to hint that Microsoft was implicit in the NSA data collecting process.

“This success is the result of the FBI working for many months with Microsoft to get this tasking and collection solution established,” the document stated.

Part of the reason that it was able to do this was down to the FISA Amendment Act of 2008 that legalized NSA Internet surveillance and allowed warrantless wiretapping by the NSA and related agencies.

“This means that analysts will no longer have to make a special request to SSO for this. This new capability will result in a much more complete and timely collection response from SSO for our enterprise customers,” the documents added.

Other sabotage methods employed by the NSA and outlined in Greenwalds book include the supply-chain interdiction, which meant intercepting various communications products in order to carry out covert surveillance. This included routers and servers made by Cisco and involved implanting beacons before the products were repackaged and shipped out to customers across the world.

“While American companies were being warned away from supposedly untrustworthy Chinese routers, foreign organizations would have been well advised to beware of American-made ones,” Greenwald said.

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Spout for NATO cans
The Chinese aftermarket spout seems to work fine on the NATO 20 liter fuel cans.

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Allegations that the NSA installed surveillance tools in U.S.-made network equipment, if true, could mean enterprises have more to worry about than just government spying.

While the U.S. government warned router buyers that the Chinese government might spy on them through networking gear made in China, the U.S. National Security Agency was doing that very thing, according to a report in the Guardian newspaper Monday.

The NSA physically intercepted routers, servers and other network equipment and installed surveillance tools before slapping on a factory seal and sending the products on to their destinations, according to the report, which is extracted from an upcoming book by Glenn Greenwald, a journalist who last year helped expose sensitive documents uncovered by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

With the tools it installs, the NSA can gain access to entire internal networks, the story said. For example, in a report on its use of the technology, the NSA said an embedded beacon was able to call back to the agency and provided us access to further exploit the device and survey the network, Greenwald wrote.

The new charge vastly expands the scope of alleged NSA spying beyond the interception of traffic across the Internet, said Ranga Krishnan, a technology fellow at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. As an example, he pointed to reports from the Snowden documents that the NSA had tapped into Googles own fiber network among its data centers, where the company hadnt encrypted the traffic at all.

Thats how most organizations function, Krishnan said. So once youre within the companys router, you have access to all that data thats unencrypted.

In addition, any security hole that a government installs could open up the network to attacks by others, he added.

If you have made something vulnerable … somebody else could discover that and very well use it, Krishnan said.

The House Intelligence Committee and other arms of the U.S. government have warned for years that networking equipment from vendors in China, namely Huawei Technologies and ZTE, poses a threat to U.S. service providers because of possible links between those companies and the Chinese government.

Specifically, critics have raised alarms that the government could install backdoor surveillance tools in the gear they sell, giving Chinese spies access to communications in the U.S. Those warnings reportedly have held back Huawei and ZTEs sales in the U.S. The companies have said their equipment is safe.

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The National Security Agency has been allegedly accessing routers, servers, and other computer network devices to plant backdoors and other spyware before they’re shipped overseas, according to the Guardian.

The news about the NSA’s alleged interception of hardware comes via journalist Glenn Greenwald’s new book about Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks titled “No Place to Hide.” Greenwald apparently obtained documents from Snowden that detailed the NSA receiving or intercepting various devices in the US before export.

Ironically, this type of activity is exactly what the US government accused Chinese telecom gear maker Huawei of doing in 2012 on behalf of the Chinese government.

In a letter sent to Huawei in June 2012, the US House Intelligence Committee said that the committee was “concerned” the Chinese authorities could be hacking in or attempting to breach US networks using the company’s telecom equipment. With the accusations, Huawei adamantly maintained that it was not involved in any sort of cyberspying. Additionally, the US White House reportedly carried out a review of security risks posed by Huawei and was said to have found no evidence that the company spied on the US.

However, the accusations strained Huawei’s relations with the US, and eventually the company pulled out of the US market. Last December, the company’s CEO Ren Zhengfei said, “If Huawei gets in the middle of US-China relations,” and causes problems, “it’s not worth it.”

What the NSA is allegedly doing is outlined in a leaked report that Greenwald refers to in his new book — it’s dated June 2010 and from the head of the NSA’s Access and Target Development department, according to the Guardian. This report details the NSA allegedly intercepting US-made hardware, embedding backdoor surveillance tools, then repackaging the equipment and sending it onto international customers.

With backdoor surveillance systems, the NSA could feasibly gain access to vast networks and users.

“In one recent case, after several months a beacon implanted through supply-chain interdiction called back to the NSA covert infrastructure,” the NSA report says, according to the Guardian. “This call back provided us access to further exploit the device and survey the network.”

This isn’t the first time the NSA has been accused of this type of activity. A report from German newspaper Der Spiegel alleged that the US agency intercepts deliveries of electronic equipment to plant spyware to gain remote access to systems once they are delivered and installed. According to the report, the NSA has planted backdoors to access computers, hard drives, routers, and other devices from companies such as Cisco, Dell, Western Digital, Seagate, Maxtor, Samsung, and Huawei.

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IDG News Service – Allegations that the NSA installed surveillance tools in U.S.-made network equipment, if true, could mean enterprises have more to worry about than just government spying.

While the U.S. government warned router buyers that the Chinese government might spy on them through networking gear made in China, the U.S. National Security Agency was doing that very thing, according to a report in the Guardian newspaper Monday.

The NSA physically intercepted routers, servers and other network equipment and installed surveillance tools before slapping on a factory seal and sending the products on to their destinations, according to the report, which is extracted from an upcoming book by Glenn Greenwald, a journalist who last year helped expose sensitive documents uncovered by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

With the tools it installs, the NSA can gain access to entire internal networks, the story said. For example, in a report on its use of the technology, the NSA said an embedded beacon was able to call back to the agency and “provided us access to further exploit the device and survey the network,” Greenwald wrote.

The new charge vastly expands the scope of alleged NSA spying beyond the interception of traffic across the Internet, said Ranga Krishnan, a technology fellow at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. As an example, he pointed to reports from the Snowden documents that the NSA had tapped into Google’s own fiber network among its data centers, where the company hadn’t encrypted the traffic at all.

“That’s how most organizations function,” Krishnan said. “So once you’re within the company’s router, you have access to all that data that’s unencrypted.”

In addition, any security hole that a government installs could open up the network to attacks by others, he added.

“If you have made something vulnerable … somebody else could discover that and very well use it,” Krishnan said.

The House Intelligence Committee and other arms of the U.S. government have warned for years that networking equipment from vendors in China, namely Huawei Technologies and ZTE, poses a threat to U.S. service providers because of possible links between those companies and the Chinese government.

Specifically, critics have raised alarms that the government could install backdoor surveillance tools in the gear they sell, giving Chinese spies access to communications in the U.S. Those warnings reportedly have held back Huawei and ZTE’s sales in the U.S. The companies have said their equipment is safe.

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Bitcoin is a form of cryptography-based e-money that can be stored either virtually or on a user’s hard drive, and offers a largely anonymous payment system. Reuters pic, May 11, 2014. Some 200 virtual currency enthusiasts excitedly traded name cards and participated in panel discussions yesterday at China’s first-ever Global Bitcoin Summit but several expressed shock that the event was given the green light in the first place.

Bitcoin is a form of cryptography-based e-money that can be stored either virtually or on a user’s hard drive, and offers a largely anonymous payment system.

Speculators drove China’s Bitcoin prices into the financial stratosphere last year, peaking at 7,588.88 yuan (now US$1,224 or RM4,000) in November, prompting the ruling Communist Party to take a series of steps that have triggered a tumble in the virtual currency and cast doubt on its future.

“I’m a little bit worried,” Eric Gu, the co-founder of the Shanghai-based Bit Angels Club, told AFP on the sidelines of the gathering at Beijing’s National Convention Centre.

“This morning, when I woke up, I was concerned, ‘Will I be able to get into this summit at all?’”

This week, China’s five largest Bitcoin exchanges abruptly declared they were pulling out of the Global Bitcoin Summit. The announcement followed an order from China’s central bank to the country’s top banks to crack down on activity related to the virtual currency.

At least 11 banks have ceased providing services related to Bitcoin, according to separate announcements, including China’s “Big Four” — ICBC, Bank of China, China Construction Bank and Agricultural Bank of China.

Despite government attempts to rein in the virtual currency and an order from Chinese authorities prohibiting domestic media from covering the event, the first day of the two-day summit was allowed to take place as planned yesterday.

Several attendees told AFP that they were cautiously optimistic about the future of Bitcoin, with some even voicing support for the Chinese government’s stepped-up regulation of the currency, which is not backed by any government or central bank.

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