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  1. News - China - MILITARY

    Aircraft carrier Liaoning begins drills in sensitive South China Sea with battle group

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 11:26pm by Minnie Chan

    ... over the East China Sea over the weekend which includes disputed islands also claimed by Tokyo. Watch: The South China Sea dispute explained The Liaoning was escorted by two guided missile ...

  2. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA officials say troops are to prepare for war amid territorial disputes with Japan

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Itsunori Onodera issued a statement after the drill insisting that Chinese ships had trespassed in "Japanese waters" near the Senkaku Islands, which are known in China as the Diaoyus, and that the security surrounding Japan was therefore being tightened. The disputed chain of islands in the East China Sea has been claimed by both China and Japan since the early 1970s. Andrei Chang, ...

  3. News - China - MILITARY

    Chances of war between China and Japan increasing, says ex-PLA officer Luo Yuan

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 06:21pm by Minnie Chan

    ... after Beijing established its first air defence identification zone last November in the East China Sea to include the disputed Diaoyu islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan, Major General Luo ... along China's southeast coast, a move designed to show that the army is prepared for any military conflict in the area. "So far, all aircraft sent by both countries to the Diaoyu ...

  4. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA's drills may help Shinzo Abe's cause to lift ban on army, expert says

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:21am by Minnie Chan, KRISTINE KWOK

    ... disputes over the Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan. The heightened tension might help Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe garner more support for his campaign to normalise ...

  5. News - China - MILITARY

    Chinese jet ‘flew within 10 metres of US plane’

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:37am by AFP

    ... Island, the Pentagon said. The episode raised tensions and underlined the growing rivalry between the United States and China, with Beijing building up its military and asserting its territorial ... The skies over Hainan Island were the scene of a major international incident in April 2001, when a Chinese fighter jet collided with a US Navy EP-3 spy plane. The collision left one Chinese pilot ...

  6. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA says China will join US-led naval drill for first time

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 05:17pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... destroyer, a missile frigate, a supply ship and a hospital ship to the drill, the report said. The exercises are scheduled for mid-June, when Chinese ships will join US vessels off the Pacific island ...

  7. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA Navy to conduct training drills in western Pacific over Lunar New Year

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... exercised in the western Pacific, an earlier PLA Daily report said. On its way home, the fleet patrolled in the East China Sea, near the disputed Diaoyu Islands- known in Japan as the Senkakus- ... Island, the northernmost of the Philippines' Batanes Islands, and Orchid Island, on Thursday. The flotilla was on its way to the western Pacific for another training mission. The front-page ...

  8. Comment - Blogs - MILITARY

    Xi Jinping's PLA booze ban gives troops a kick

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 06:23pm by Ernest Kao

    ... on the microblogging service. A few others however, were more sceptical. “How will they have the capability to recover the Diaoyu Islands without getting drunk?!” another said. Ren Yufei, a political commissar ...

  9. News - China - MILITARY

    Carrier Liaoning arrives at Qingdao home base

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the Liaoning in Qingdao could also put pressure on Japan, which is engaged in island disputes with Beijing in the East China Sea. "But there is no direct link between the base and the disputes involving the Diaoyu Islands [known in Japan as the Senkakus]," Li said. There were a number of reasons for stationing the Liaoning in Qingdao, he said. "First of all, the Qingdao port ...

  10. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA pledges loyalty to military leader-in-waiting

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHIYUK

    ... cold-war mindset and pursuing trust through mutual respect. China and Japan have been embroiled in a territorial dispute in the East China Sea over the Diaoyu Islands- known as the Senkakus in Japan- while China and Southeast Asian countries including Vietnam and the Philippines have argued about competing claims to sovereignty over islands and reefs in the South China Sea in recent ...




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