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  1. News - Asia - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan and South Korea hold joint exercise in China’s air defence zone

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 04:59pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... in joint exercise in China's air defence zone Japan and South Korea have conducted a joint naval exercise in an area covered by China's air defence identification zone- a move ... drill had been planned for a long time, since before China's announcement [of the air defence identification zone]. It was not organised in reaction [to the zone]." South Korea ...

  2. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    US backs Japan as tensions soar on Beijing's air defence zone over East China Sea

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 10:12am by KRISTINE KWOK, AGENCIES

    ... Kristine Kwok and Agencies in Tokyo Beijing defence strategy is criticised by Japanese leader and ignites diplomatic tension across region Air zone branded 'dangerous act' Beijing's declaration of an air defence zone in the East China Sea kick-started a diplomatic free-for-all yesterday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told parliament that Beijing's move ...

  3. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Beijing praises US move on passenger flight plans in East China Sea

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 04:55am by Agence France-Presse and Staff Reporter

    ... airlines to comply with the new air defence identification zone (ADIZ) over the East China Sea. But the Ministry of Foreign Affairs criticised Tokyo for "politicising" the Chinese zone, ... that it had created the zone over a large swathe of the East China Sea has angered Tokyo and Washington, as well as Taipei and Seoul. The Chinese Ministry of National Defence has demanded that all ...

  4. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan scrambles fighter jets after drone flies near disputed islands

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 04:57pm by AFP

    ... at the centre of a dispute with China, Japan's Defence Ministry said. It was the first reported incident of its kind. The Japan Air Self-Defence Force sent an unspecified number of jets to the area, a ministry spokesman official said. The drones did not enter Japanese airspace, he said. A second defence ministry official said the nationality of the drone was not clear, but added ...

  5. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan to deploy more patrol ships at Diaoyus

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 04:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan will deploy two more patrol ships to boost its defence of islands at the centre of a territorial row with China and has conducted its first drill ... respectively, NHK reported. On Sunday, Japan’s Ground Self-Defence Force carried out the nation’s first military exercise designed to recapture “a remote island invaded by an enemy force”, officials ...

  6. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    China coastguard keeps heat on Japan in Diaoyus row

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 01:22pm by AFP

    ... consequences would be the responsibility of the side that caused the provocation," China's defence ministry said. Earlier, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had invoked support for a robust ... will have to completely rid yourselves of the conventional notion that just the existence of a defence force could act as a deterrent." Reports said that Japan scrambled fighter jets on Sunday ...

  7. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    China sends jets to Diaoyus as risk of military clash with Japan rises

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... was not negotiable. In Beijing, a Ministry of National Defence spokesman said that a Y-8 aircraft, belonging to the State Oceanic Administration, was patrolling airspace southwest of oil platforms in the sea ... jets to closely monitor the Japanese planes. "Aircraft from Japan's Self-Defence Forces have intensified their surveillance activities against China, and expanded the area ...

  8. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    PLA warns US over backing Japan in Diaoyus row

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 03:02pm by Reuters

    ... this week not to support Japan, nor let it do as it pleased, over the disputed Diaoyus in the East China Sea, the defence ministry said yesterday. Major General Wang Guanzhong, deputy chief ... as telling the US undersecretary of defence for policy, James Miller. "The United States should maintain a consistent stance and policy, not send wrong signals nor support and connive ...

  9. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan boosts security at Diaoyus on anniversary of ‘acquisition’

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... to the area to assert their claims. The Japanese defence minister, Itsunori Onodera, said surveillance had been increased in the area for the anniversary, but gave no details. No incidents were ... role in international peacekeeping and in stepping up territorial defences. The islands, also claimed by Taiwan, are 2,000 kilometres southwest of Tokyo, at the western end of Okinawa ...

  10. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Chinese ships make longest patrol of disputed waters

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM, Cary Huang

    ... since the second world war. The Chinese Defence Ministry said yesterday that the region must be on alert over Japan's defence build-up. Shanghai-based military expert Ni Lexiong said ... the Spratlys and other islands in the South China Sea," said Ni, who is director of the Sea Power and Defence Policy Research Institute at the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law. ...




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