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  1. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    South Korea live-fire drill near disputed islands rattles Japan

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:08am by AFP

    ... off angry protests from co-claimant Japan, which called the exercises deplorable. The defence ministry said the drill around the Seoul-controlled islets, called Dokdo by South Korea and Takeshima by Japan, was part of the military's "regular" national defence training. The navy and coastguard have staged joint exercises near Dokdo many times, but a live-fire drill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536741/south-korea-live-fire-drill-rattles-japan
  2. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    China and Japan continue to blame each other for jet encounter

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 10:43am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Beijing A close brush between jets has ignited further tension between the Asian neighbours China and Japan are blaming each other for a close encounter between ... a Chinese TU-154 plane Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga denied on Thursday that Japanese aircraft had approached a Chinese plane and said Japan stood by the version it gave ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532387/china-and-japan-continue-blame-each-other-jet-encounter
  3. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Japan, US to boost sea surveillance for Asean, says report

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 07:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Japanese newspaper report says Japan and the United States will pledge to jointly help Southeast Asian nations boost their marine surveillance capabilities, a Japanese newspaper said on Saturday, as tensions over territorial disputes in the region simmer. US President Barak Obama will discuss the issue with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his visit to Japan next week. A deal is expected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1489520/japan-us-boost-sea-surveillance-asean-says-report
  4. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Japan fighter jet operations highest since cold war, reflecting regional tensions

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan fighter jet forays reflect regional tensions Japan put fighter jets into operation more often over the past 12 months than at any time since the cold ... showed. Planes were sent up nine times to ward off North Korean jets, it added. The operations total was the highest since 1989, when Japan scrambled jets 812 times, mostly to intercept Soviet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1474491/japan-fighter-jet-operations-highest-cold-war-reflecting-regional-tensions
  5. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    China says Japan's 'hype' over air defence zone spreads regional tension

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 11:39am by Reuters, AFP

    ... in the disputed South China Sea, the foreign ministry said, warning Japan not to spread rumours it plans a new Air Defence Identification Zone. China alarmed Japan, South Korea and the United States last ... Japan for allegedly attempting to distract attention from its own military plans. "Right-wing forces in Japan have again been hyping up so-called plans that China will shortly set up an Air ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1419089/china-says-japans-hype-over-air-defence-zone-spreads-regional-tension
  6. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Japan vows to defend territory after Chinese ships enter disputed waters

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:53am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan-China dispute over islands raises head again Japan's defence minister vowed yesterday to defend the country's territory as three Chinese ... territorial waters at about 8.30am off one of the Senkaku islands, which China also claims and calls the Diaoyus, Japan's coastguard said. They left less than two hours later. "We can never ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1404213/japan-vows-defend-territory-after-chinese-ships-enter-disputed-waters
  7. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Beijing advises nationals living in Japan to register with embassy in Tokyo

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 04:21am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Beijing advises nationals living in Japan to register China's declaration of an air defence zone in the East China Sea has renewed attention on a notice from its embassy in Tokyo advising all its citizens in Japan to voluntarily register with its consular section. The registration form was uploaded onto the diplomatic mission's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1365661/beijing-advises-nationals-living-japan-register-embassy-tokyo
  8. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    PLA general plays down scholars' claims that Ryukyu Islands don't belong to Japan

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore and Choi Chi-yuk PLA top-brass says commentary casting doubts on Japan islands ownership is not Beijing's view General plays down Ryukyu claims A top Chinese general yesterday sought to distance the country from claims by some mainland scholars that the Ryukyu Islands, which include Okinawa, do not belong to Japan. Lieutenant General Qi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1252310/pla-general-plays-down-scholars-ryukyu-islands-claims
  9. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    Taiwan would 'expel' mainland trawlers under Japan fishing deal

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 05:51pm by Minnie Chan

    ... said Japan successfully used the fishing deal to prevent Taipei and Beijing joining together to defend their sovereignty claims over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, now controlled by the Japanese, ... line, according to Taiwan's Foreign Ministry. But the deal is believed to have been deliberately worded to avoid applying to waters within 12 nautical miles of the Diaoyus, which Japan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1211568/china-angered-japan-taiwan-sign-fishing-agreement
  10. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

    US and Japan draw up 'worst-case' contingency plan for Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Islands if China moves to seize them, US officials said. Japan's Nikkei newspaper first reported the talks, which prompted a strong reaction from Beijing. "We have contingency plans ... to the islands, raising the possibility of US military action in support of Japan if China moves to seize them. The dispute has escalated in recent months, with Beijing repeatedly sending ships to waters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1196551/us-and-japan-draw-worst-case-contingency-plan-diaoyu-islands

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