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  1. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Japan may allow jets to fire warning shots at Chinese aircraft

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Tokyo considers authorising Japanese military aircraft to take action if China’s planes enter air space near disputed waters Japan jets may fire warning ... at stepping up warnings to People's Liberation Army planes and Chinese government aircraft that "intrude into Japanese air space". In Beijing, the foreign ministry said China opposed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1124161/japan-may-allow-jets-fire-warning-shots-chinese-aircraft
  2. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    China and Japan continue to blame each other for jet encounter

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 10:43am by Associated Press

    ... a Chinese TU-154 plane Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga denied on Thursday that Japanese aircraft had approached a Chinese plane and said Japan stood by the version it gave on Wednesday — that two Chinese SU27 fighters had posed a danger to Japanese aircraft by flying near them. “Chinese criticism is irrelevant,” Suga said. On Wednesday, Japan lodged a diplomatic protest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532387/china-and-japan-continue-blame-each-other-jet-encounter
  3. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Japan fighter jet operations highest since cold war, reflecting regional tensions

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:31pm by AFP

    ... war ended, according to government figures, with the sorties mostly aimed at deterring Chinese and Russian aircraft. Tokyo scrambled fighter jets 810 times in the year to March, with more than ... aircraft. Tokyo responded 415 times against Chinese aircraft in the latest fiscal year, up from 306 times in 2012 and 156 times in 2011, reflecting the spike in tensions over islands in the East ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1474491/japan-fighter-jet-operations-highest-cold-war-reflecting-regional-tensions
  4. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Japan vows to defend territory after Chinese ships enter disputed waters

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:53am by AFP

    ... country's territorial sea and land with the Self-Defence Forces co-operating with the Coast Guard." Chinese state-owned ships and aircraft have approached the disputed islands on and off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1404213/japan-vows-defend-territory-after-chinese-ships-enter-disputed-waters
  5. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Beijing advises nationals living in Japan to register with embassy in Tokyo

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 04:21am by Patrick Boehler

    ... in Japan and China. The flight zone, which overlaps roughly half of Japanese airspace claims, requires all aircraft crossing it to report to the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the nation's civil aviation administration. China launched its first patrol on Saturday, while Japan scrambled two fighter jets to intercept two Chinese aircraft. The US and South Korea have expressed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1365661/beijing-advises-nationals-living-japan-register-embassy-tokyo
  6. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    China says Japan's 'hype' over air defence zone spreads regional tension

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 11:39am by Reuters, AFP

    ... Sea dispute about? The Japanese Asahi newspaper said last week China was considering setting up a similar zone, where foreign aircraft are supposed to report their movements, in the South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1419089/china-says-japans-hype-over-air-defence-zone-spreads-regional-tension
  7. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    China-Germany comparisons by Abe and Aquino 'not helpful', US general Herbert Carlisle says

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 03:45am by Bloomberg

    ... owner. In November, China set up an air defence zone over the area, demanding that civil and military aircraft present flight plans before entering the space. The next month, Abe further roiled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1424854/china-germany-comparisons-abe-and-aquino-not-helpful-us-general-herbert
  8. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Manila to move air force, navy near disputed waters in South China Sea

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 06:23pm by AP

    ... were available the government plans to transfer air force and naval forces and their fleets of aircraft and warships to Subic Bay, which has become a busy free port since the 1992 departure ... defence department document obtained by the AP says Subic’s location will cut reaction time by fighter aircraft to contested South China Sea areas by more than three minutes compared with flying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1292576/manila-move-air-force-navy-near-disputed-waters-south-china-sea
  9. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Dialogue with China urged on maritime disputes

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... aircraft on aircraft carriers, while expounding on plans to shift 60 per cent of his country's naval military assets to Asia by 2020. "Secretary Hagel emphasised the importance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1251625/dialogue-china-urged-maritime-disputes
  10. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Tokyo, Manila beef up naval fleets amid China island rows

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... commissioned its first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, as part of its military build-up. The Liaoning went into service in September in a symbolic milestone for China's increasingly muscular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1294866/tokyo-manila-beef-naval-fleets-amid-island-rows-china

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