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  1. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan's military shift is 'what an ally should naturally do', defence minister says

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by AFP, KYODO

    ... Agencies in Washington Defence minister receives warm reception from US counterpart, who calls reinterpretation of constitution 'bold, historic, landmark decision' Japan's military shift 'what ally should do' Japan's new policy on military action would allow its forces to come to the aid of a US naval ship under attack, Tokyo's defence minister ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552940/japans-military-shift-what-ally-should-naturally-do-defence-minister-says
  2. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan, Australia discuss closer military ties and submarine deal in Tokyo talks

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:10am by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Defence ministers stress 'special relationship' between Japan and Australia while agreeing to increase links and discuss submarine technology deal Japan and Australia said on Wednesday they have stepped up their defence ties and moved toward a possible future submarine deal, as assertive China stirs tension in the Asia-Pacific region. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530647/japan-australia-discuss-closer-military-ties-and-submarine-deal-tokyo
  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    If force can't win the day, diplomacy won't either, PLA Daily says

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:46am by Teddy Ng, Kathy Gao

    ... to flex its military muscle in its handling of territorial disputes with neighbours, particularly Japan over the East China Sea, and Vietnam and the Philippines over the South China Sea. Ni ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1561404/if-force-cant-win-day-diplomacy-wont-either-pla-daily-says
  4. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japanese government sued by 75-year-old citizen over military expansion plans

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 05:13pm by AFP

    ... was slapped with a lawsuit over its decision to expand the scope of Japan’s military, a divisive shift for the pacifist nation that sparked protests at home and drew sharp criticism from China. Tokinao Chindo, 75, a former civil servant in western Mie prefecture, said the move violated Japan’s war-renouncing constitution, prompting his lawsuit, believed to be the first such action. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552010/citizen-files-lawsuit-against-japanese-government-over-military-expansion
  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    Beijing backs code to prevent conflict at sea along with US and Japan

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:19pm by Teddy Ng, Julian Ryall, Reuters

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing, Julian Ryall in Tokyo and Reuters in Qingdao Ban on radar-locking of weaponry and a clearer system of communication agreed by 21 nations, including Japan and the US, at Qingdao forum Beijing backs code to block conflict at sea China is among 21 countries to have approved a charter aimed at preventing unintended military conflict at sea. Japan, the United States ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1494736/china-among-21-nations-back-code-prevent-unintended-conflict-sea
  6. 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

    ... strained by disputes over territory and interpretations of history. Japan scrambled combat planes against Chinese aircraft 415 times during the fiscal year, up 36 per cent from a year earlier. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1473364/japans-fighter-jet-launches-against-china-soar-record-415-past-year
  7. 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

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Hagel reconfirms US-Japan alliance US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel moved yesterday to reassure Japan of America's commitment to its security, as Russia's ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465631/us-moves-reassure-japan-security-ties-face-increasingly-assertive-china
  8. 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

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Military daily highlights factors involved in Qing dynasty defeat to Japan in 1894 in commentary seen as alluding to corruption in today's military P.L.A. urged to learn from Japan PLA commanders should study the Qing dynasty's humiliating defeat to imperial Japan, a push seen by analysts as a warning against corruption in today's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1455139/chinas-peoples-liberation-army-told-learn-japans-1894-victory
  9. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Australian purchase of submarines on agenda of ministerial talks in Tokyo

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:54am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Ministerial meetings will include possibility of Japanese silent-running technology being shared Submarines on agenda of Australia-Japan talks A huge submarine deal is on the table this week when Japan and Australia meet to shore up their military relationship, as the security architecture of the Asia-Pacific region shifts to meet the challenge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1528118/australian-purchase-submarines-agenda-ministerial-talks-tokyo
  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    Diaoyus-linked Chinese military airplane crashes during training mission

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 06:20pm by AFP

    ... Leopard”. The fleet’s area of responsibility includes disputed islands in the East China Sea, according to state media, which Japan administers and calls the Senkaku islands but which China also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1526800/diaoyus-linked-chinese-military-airplane-crashes-during-training-mission

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