30 Nov '16, 1am

#Singapore #troop carriers seizure: A sign of souring ties with #China?

#Singapore #troop carriers seizure: A sign of souring ties with #China?

HONG KONG’S seizure of a small fleet of Singaporean armoured troop carriers last week appears to have triggered another diplomatic row between the Southeast Asian city state and Beijing, amid the flaring tensions over the South China Sea territorial dispute. Last Wednesday, the Customs department in Hong Kong impounded nine Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicles (ICVs) belonging to Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) while they were being shipped back to Singapore from a military joint-training exercise with Taiwan. The discovery of the shipment of ICVs stored in several containers left Beijing incensed by Singapore’s military cooperation with self-autonomous Taiwan, which China considers a breakaway province. SEE ALSO: Singapore urges China to clarify sea claims On Monday, a Chinese spokesman said China has sent a diplomatic note to Singapore, expressing its strong opposition to any f...

Full article: https://asiancorrespondent.com/2016/11/singapore-troop-ca...

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reuters.com 29 Nov '16, 3am

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japantimes.co.jp 28 Nov '16, 9am

BEIJING – China said on Monday it had lodged a protest with Singapore after Singaporean armored troop carriers were seized...

China protests to Singapore over troop carriers in Taiwan

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reuters.com 28 Nov '16, 7am

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ft.com 28 Nov '16, 11am

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uk.reuters.com 25 Nov '16, 1pm

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