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  1. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan's fighter-jet launches against China soar to record 415 in past year

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 12:29pm by Reuters

    ... It was the highest number since the ministry started disclosing country-specific figures in 2001. Relations have been plagued by China’s memories of Japan’s occupation of parts of China before and during the second world war and conflicting claims over a group of tiny East China Sea islets. Tensions mounted further after China in November declared an air defence identification zone covering a large ...

  2. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US moves to reassure Japan over its regional security in face of increasingly assertive China

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 07:23pm by Reuters

    ... annexation of Crimea raises eyebrows in a region facing its own territorial disputes with an increasingly assertive China. The United States and its allies have made clear they have no military plans ... but all over the world. It has to concern nations," he said. But Hagel rejected any suggestion of weakness as he renewed US commitments to Japan, which is locked in a dispute with China over ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel to discuss ways to avoid military stand-offs in talks in China

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 03:21am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Chuck Hagel to seek risk reduction in China talks Chuck Hagel's first visit to China as US defence secretary will focus on reducing the risk of military miscalculations and misjudgments between Beijing and Washington in the South China Sea, analysts say. Hagel's trip was decided after a dangerous stand-off between the USS Cowpens ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    Better Sino-US ties needed given rising risk of military clash, Chuck Hagel says

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 06:10pm by Teddy Ng

    ... better ties needed to avoid clash US defence chief Chuck Hagel warned that communication was needed more than ever amid the heightened risk of a clash between China and the United States as the world's two largest militaries seek to bolster their presence in the Asia-Pacific region. Hagel told officers and students at China's National Defence University that the US "pivot ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's People's Liberation Army told to learn from Japan's 1894 victory

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:20am by Minnie Chan

    ... countries," Ni said. In the last 18 months, tensions between China and Japan have deteriorated to a low not seen since the end of the cold war, with both sides scrambling fighter jets and launching coastguard patrols near the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea. Beijing counts the islands, which Japan knows as the Senkakus, among the territory China ceded to Tokyo at the end ...

  6. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    North Korea fires two medium-range missiles after rivals' three-nation security talks

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 04:15pm by AP

    ... of the 38 North website, said the launch could be a serious setback to recent efforts by North Korea to improve relations with South Korea and Japan. It also could put China, the North’s only major ally, in an awkward position if and when the US seeks further sanctions at the United Nations. China has shown increasing annoyance with North Korean provocations, but Beijing also wants ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's military will respond if 'provoked' by neighbours, says official

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 02:36pm by Teddy Ng, Minnie Chan

    ... Teddy Ng and Minnie Chan in Beijing China committed to peaceful development, but armed forces will protect country's territorial sovereignty, legislature's spokeswoman says ... Congress session that opens in Beijing today. Her remarks came amid heightening tensions with neighbours over territorial disputes in the East and South China seas and ahead of today's ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    Big defence spender US has no right to criticise China military budget, says admiral

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 12:52pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com A top military official and member of China’s top consultative body says the United States has no right to criticise China’s defence spending as America’s ... spends six times more than China on defence. China’s defence budget last year was 720 billion yuan (HK$911 billion), second only to the US, and grew at an average rate of 10 per cent per year ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    Smog is China’s top defence against US laser weapons, says PLA Navy admiral

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 01:19pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com PLA researcher backs state media claim that country's air pollution has a military upside China has secret weapon against US lasers: smog Watch: Zhang's interview on laser weapons China's thick smog is the best defence against US laser weaponry, a PLA researcher said in a state television interview, after the American navy recently ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    Southern air defence zone 'crucial for China in long term', PLA expert says

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 04:51am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan and Reuters in Washington Southern air defence zone 'crucial in the long term' Establishing a second air defence zone- this time over the South China Sea- was in China's long-term interest, a senior People's Liberation Army researcher said yesterday. Senior colonel Li Jie, of the PLA Navy's Military Academy, said a senior US intelligence ...




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