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China Border Patrols to Search, Expel ‘Illegal’ Foreign Ships

Posted November 29th, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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China will soon allow border police to board and search foreign ships that enter what Beijing considers its territorial waters in the disputed South China Sea. In a move likely to raise regional tensions, state media say police in the southern island province of Hainan will soon be authorized to “land on, check, seize, and […]

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China Border Patrols to Search, Expel ‘Illegal’ Foreign Ships

Posted November 29th, 2012 at 4:05 am (UTC-5)
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China will soon allow border police to board and search foreign ships that enter what Beijing considers its territorial waters in the disputed South China Sea. In a move likely to raise regional tensions, state media say police in the southern island province of Hainan will soon be authorized to “land on, check, seize, and […]

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