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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

    ... Kristine Kwok and Agencies Rescue exercise near Suyan Rock is seen as sending out a strong signal to Beijing, but two nations are at odds over commercial flights Japan and South Korea 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 ...

  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

    ... "was a profoundly dangerous act that may cause unintended consequences". He added: "Japan will ask China to restrain itself while we continue co-operating with the international community." China and Japan each summoned the other's ambassador, while South Korea also waded into the row. And he United States joined ally Japan in vowing not to recognise China’s declaration ...

  3. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    China coastguard keeps heat on Japan in Diaoyus row

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Coastguard keeps heat on Japan in island row Beijing kept up the pressure on Tokyo over the Diaoyu Islands yesterday, sending its coastguard near the disputed ... entering Japanese airspace if they did not heed warnings to leave. On Sunday, he told troops the "security environment surrounding Japan is becoming increasingly severe". "You ...

  4. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    PLA warns US over backing Japan in Diaoyus row

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

    ... Reuters in Beijing PLA cautions visiting American envoy against backing Japan in East China Sea territorial spat US warned over siding in Diaoyus row The PLA told the United States 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 ...

  5. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan scrambles fighter jets after drone flies near disputed islands

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Tokyo sends jets after drone nears disputed islands Japan scrambled fighter jets yesterday after an unidentified drone flew near Japanese-controlled islands 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 ...

  6. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan boosts security at Diaoyus on anniversary of ‘acquisition’

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

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Tokyo steps up patrols in answer to Chinese incursions on the anniversary of government's controversial acquisition of disputed islands Japan boosts security at Diaoyus Japan has boosted security around the disputed islands it nationalised a year ago yesterday amid protests from China, which also claims them and has been stepping up patrols of its own. ...

  7. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    China launches naval drills to mark Japan's war defeat

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Japan's defeat The PLA Navy launched four days of exercises in the East China Sea yesterday - part of a new round of sabre-rattling by Beijing coinciding with anniversary of Japan's defeat in the second world war. The military muscle-flexing came as Beijing vented anger over the decision by top-level Japanese politicians to visit a Tokyo shrine commemorating Japan's war dead, ...

  8. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Premier Li Keqiang, in Potsdam, warns Japan on postwar vows

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... to Germany to send a warning to Japan that no country would be allowed to violate the peace achieved after the second world war. "We should not allow anyone to destroy or deny the postwar peace ... to Japan. We should not allow anyone to destroy or deny the postwar peace order Li Keqiang Li stressed that the Potsdam agreement reaffirmed Japan should return all territory stolen from China. ...

  9. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Ex-ambassador Uichiro Niwa calls Japan too quick to buy Diaoyus

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Tokyo's former ambassador says he questioned move that helped escalate tensions with Beijing Ex-envoy faults Japan as too quick to buy Diaoyus Uichiro Niwa, Tokyo's former ambassador to Beijing, has criticised the Japanese government for rushing into the purchase of the disputed Diaoyu Islands and appealed to both China and Japan to bring ...

  10. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Beijing visit by Japanese envoy gives chance to repair ties

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, Lawrence Chung

    ... the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan, remain high, with vessels from the mainland, Taiwan and Japan all sailing in waters around them. Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that Taipei would not co-operate with Beijing on the issue. Japan's coastguard said three Chinese maritime surveillance vessels were in Japan's territorial sea off the disputed ...




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