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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Record HK$413 billion defence budget sought by Japanese government

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 06:51pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... military budget Japan's government has requested a record defence budget and is also seeking a big increase in spending on diplomacy to counter the growing influence of China. The defence ... yesterday requested a 3.5 per cent increase in its budget as it seeks to bolster its ability to defend the disputed islands, called the Senkakus in Japan and Diaoyus in China. With Chinese ...

  2. News - China - JAPAN

    Abe may skip visit to Yasukuni war shrine in nod to Xi

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 03:56pm by Reuters

    ... with Chinese President Xi Jinping and mend badly frayed ties. Whether Xi, faced with huge domestic challenges, is willing or able to risk responding to the overture remains in doubt. But relations ... would face pressure from his conservative base to visit the religious complex in central Tokyo in October at an autumn festival. Creative ambiguity Chinese state media, however, have issued ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe demands apology from China over radar lock

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 11:10pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday demanded Beijing apologise and admit that a Chinese frigate got a radar lock on a Japanese destroyer ... Tokyo also charges a Chinese frigate ’painted’ one of its helicopters in the middle of last month. On both January 19 and January 30, China’s defence ministry said in a statement faxed to AFP, ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    China's maritime enforcement plan 'a threat' to Japan

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Scholar says the decision to unify law enforcement agencies under a single authority will greatly boost Beijing's naval capacity in the East China Sea Chinese ... territorial issues. "This will give the new organisation greater authority and co-ordination capabilities at a higher level in the Chinese government, while at a functional level it will give ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Candidates make final appeal in Japan election

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 05:00pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... economy, strategic diplomacy and unshakable national security under the Japan-US alliance, which allows for 50,000 American troops to be stationed in Japan. That message has resonated with some ... both neighbours since taking office in December by saying he wanted to revise Japan’s 1995 apology for its wartime aggression and questioning the extent to which Korean, Chinese and other Asian ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US urges allies Japan, South Korea to mend ties

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 09:35am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Japan’s new government may take a tougher line on what it considers repeated Chinese incursions into its territorial waters. The top US diplomat for East Asia, Kurt Campbell, said Thursday the US will urge “care and caution” in that maritime dispute. The tiny islands are called Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese, are controlled by Japan but also claimed by China and Taiwan. Tensions ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Russian fighter jets breach Japan airspace, says Tokyo

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 07:27pm by AFP

    ... Japanese premier Shinzo Abe- who swept to power in December with pledges to get tough on diplomacy- offered apparently conciliatory comments toward Moscow over the Russian-administered Southern ... the sovereignty of the Tokyo-administered Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, claimed by Beijing as the Diaoyus. On Tuesday, Japan said a Chinese frigate had locked its weapons-targeting radar onto ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe, Obama firm on North Korea, measured on China

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 03:14am by AFP

    ... the temperature between Japan and China, which has increasingly sent vessels near Japanese-controlled islands known as the Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese. Obama did not mention the issue, hours ... and therefore protected under a US security treaty. On the eve of Abe’s visit, Obama’s top Asia adviser Danny Russel said the United States wanted to focus on diplomacy between Japan and China to avoid ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    New Japan leader vows no compromise on islands

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 02:01pm by Bloomberg

    ... with the English-language Global Times saying Chinese leaders must take a “firm stance” toward him. Bilateral relations are at their lowest point since 2005 over the disputed islands, with China stepping up sea ... good-neighbourly policies is the common aspiration of wise leaders and making enemies out of neighbours is bad diplomacy that can never enjoy popular support.” Abe worked to mended ties with China during ...



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