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  1. 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

    ... administration has vowed to defend Japan and said that the islands- known as the Senkakus in Japanese and the Diaoyus in Chinese- fall under the US security treaty with its ally, which has been ... Kotani, a research fellow at the Japan Institute of International Affairs The area covers most of the East China Sea and the skies over the Diaoyu Islands- called the Senkakus in Japan- ...

  2. 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 ... of the situation." On Sunday, Japan scrambled fighter jets against two Chinese bombers that flew from the East China Sea into the Pacific, through a gap between islands in the Okinawa chain, Tokyo said. ...

  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 island chain following a weekend of sabre-rattling by both sides. Four Chinese coastguard vessels sailed into the territorial waters around the Diaoyus, which the Japanese call the Senkakus, ...

  4. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    PLA warns US over backing Japan in Diaoyus row

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

    ... as saying in response that the US did not take a position on the sovereignty issue of the Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan. He called for all sides to exercise restraint and supported ... cat-and-mouse in the vicinity of the islands in recent months, raising fears of conflict, perhaps sparked by an accident. Additional reporting by Teddy Ng ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    China launches naval drills to mark Japan's war defeat

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

    ... the Diaoyu, or Senkaku, islands. The East China Sea drills will be conducted off the coast of Zhejiang province by the East Sea Fleet, which oversees the waters around the Diaoyus. Meanwhile, a China Coast Guard vessel passed close by a Japan Coast Guard ship, just south of the chain's largest island, Kyodo News reported. The moves coincided with two Japanese cabinet ministers' ...

  7. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japanese activists sail near Diaoyus

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 10:35am by Reuters

    ... islands in the East China Sea that are at the centre of a dispute between Japan and China. Members of Ganbare Nippon - "Stand Firm, Japan" - did not attempt to land on the uninhabited islands, which are known as the Diaoyus in China and the Senkakus in Japan. They had said they wanted to send a message to Beijing. "We want to show these islands are under Japanese ...

  8. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Chinese ships make longest patrol of disputed waters

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

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo and Cary Huang China Coast Guard spend record 28 hours in waters around the Diaoyu Islands, a move seen as response to recent hawkish rhetoric from Japan Longest patrol of disputed waters China deployed ships to waters near islands disputed with Japan for a record 28 hours, drawing a formal protest as it repeated a strategy of pressing its territorial claims through ...

  9. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japanese envoy Akitaka Saiki in Beijing to discuss summit

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to improve Sino-Japanese relations that have been soured by a bitter territorial row over the Diaoyu Islands, known as Senkakus in Japan, in the East China Sea. ... can say he has already showed sincerity." Da also said Abe needed to improve relations South Korea, which was also involved in territorial disputes with Tokyo over the Dokdo islands ...

  10. 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

    ... aircraft submit flight plans when traversing the zone, which covers the Diaoyu Islands. The uninhabited islands- called the Senkakus in Japan- are claimed by Beijing, Tokyo and Taipei. "China ... Meanwhile, Taiwanese Defence Minister Yen Ming told parliament yesterday that the island's military planes had made "around 30 flights" into the air defence zone in the past week ...




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