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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - China - MILITARY

    China, Russia start joint naval exercise

    Posted May 20th 2014, 11:30pm by Minnie Chan

    ... three years ago," said Wong. Beijing and Tokyo are embroiled in an increasingly bitter dispute over the ownership of a group of eight uninhabited islands in the East China Sea, called ...

  6. News - Asia - MILITARY

    Top US commanders in Asia question cuts in military spending

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:21pm by AP

    ... around many of our partners and our allies". Asked about tensions between Japan and China over the disputed Diaoyus Islands- or Senkaku as Japan calls them- Locklear said the potential ... conflict over the Japanese-administered islands, also claimed by China. In separate testimony to the House Armed Forces Committee, army chief of staff General Ray Odierno said cuts required by law ...

  7. News - Asia - MILITARY

    US declines to join China naval fleet review after Beijing shuns Japan

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:49pm by Reuters in Honolulu

    ... to block a Philippine resupply mission to the Second Thomas Shoal in the Spratly Islands, a disputed atoll, provocative and destabilising. “I consider the Chinese as friends. We have differences. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - China - MILITARY

    China ‘mulls revamping military regions in bid to strengthen attack capability’

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 04:11pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... a chain of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea. Each of the new military regions will create a joint operations command that controls the army, navy and air force as well as a strategic ... the Japan-US alliance,” the daily quoted one of the officials as saying. Tokyo and Beijing are locked in a simmering territorial row over Tokyo-controlled Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea which ...

  10. News - China - MILITARY

    Will 'strongman' Xi Jinping lead China into armed conflicts with rival neighbours?

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 09:23am by Minnie Chan

    ... aircraft carrier base at Sanya  on Hainan island, close to disputed regions of the South China Sea. This comes after China took delivery of its first carrier, the Liaoning in September 2012 which ...




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