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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    China's maritime enforcement plan 'a threat' to Japan

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... With a unified command structure, the new entity will be able to co-ordinate its maritime forces and "pose a very serious challenge" to Japanese forces in waters close to the disputed Senkaku ... maritime plan 'a threat' China's decision to place all its maritime law enforcement agencies under unified control is likely to dramatically enhance Beijing's naval capabilities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1188766/chinas-maritime-enforcement-plan-threat-japan
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Build-up on remote Japanese atoll raises strategic questions

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Japan says tiny Okinotorishima is an island, and part of its exclusive economic zone, but China sees this as a breach of maritime law Tokyo builds up remote Pacific ... that it is designed to serve, is likely intended to help Japan argue for the extension of its exclusive economic zone a further 200 nautical miles into the Pacific. China is not disputing that the territory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1263840/build-remote-japanese-atoll-raises-strategic-questions
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan plans satellites to monitor foreign ships in territorial waters

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 03:41pm by AFP

    ... which China calls the Diaoyus. The maritime surveillance vessels entered the 12-nautical-mile zone around Uotsurijima, one of the islands, at about 9.30am, the coastguard said. The ships left ... Japan said it had voiced "serious concern" to China at the construction of a drilling rig near a disputed and potentially rich gas field in the East China Sea. A Chinese vessel has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1277340/japan-launch-satellites-monitor-oceans
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    With eye on China, India and Japan bolster defence and business ties

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:53pm by Reuters

    ... reference to China, with which India shares a long, disputed border. "Such expansionism would never benefit humanity in the 21st century." Sino-Japanese ties have been chilled by a row over disputed isles, feuds over the wartime past, and mutual mistrust over defence policies as China seeks a bigger regional role and Abe loosens the constraints of Japan's post-war ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583277/eye-china-india-and-japan-bolster-ties-defence-business-and-nuclear-energy
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Record HK$413 billion defence budget sought by Japanese government

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 06:51pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... for Japan. Ties between China and Japan have hit a new low over their maritime disputes and a visit by Abe to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, which China sees as a symbol of wartime militarism. ... budget for the first time in 11 years, by 0.8 per cent to 4.68 trillion yen, raising eyebrows in China amid tensions over a territorial dispute in the East China Sea. The defence ministry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581800/japan-defence-ministry-asks-record-budget-amid-china-naval-fears
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    China 'seriously concerned' after Japan PM sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 10:35am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... and European leaders, was likely to refrain from visiting in person ahead of the November gathering in Beijing. China also wants Japan to acknowledge the existence of a formal territorial dispute over ... that he wants to meet South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the November 10-11 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders summit. But persistent disputes over the legacy of Japan’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1618297/japan-pm-shinzo-abe-risks-chinas-ire-sending-offering-yasukuni-shrine
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan on high alert for disputed islands anniversary

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan’s coastguard was on high alert on Wednesday, a year to the day since Tokyo nationalised islands at the centre of a bitter dispute with China. Relations, ... Contiguous waters are maritime zones adjacent to territorial sea where a coastal state has certain limited rights. “We are preventing Chinese official ships from entering our territorial waters, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1308241/japan-high-alert-disputed-islands-anniversary
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan 'strongly protests' Russian military exercises on disputed Pacific islands

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 06:39pm by Reuters

    ... crisis. The dispute over the islands, which Russia seized from Japan in the waning days of the second world war, has also prevented the two countries from signing a formal peace treaty. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1572923/japan-strongly-protests-against-russian-exercises-disputed-isles
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo seeks US military guarantee to protect unspecified ‘remote islands’

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:34pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Japanese government seeks specific guarantees over protection for remote islands- thought to be the disputed Senkaku or Diaoyus chain Tokyo presses U.S. over islands ... scholar at the Meiji Institute for Global Affairs. "And when we look at how the Chinese are behaving towards the Vietnamese- doing everything in their power to make [Chinese maritime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554274/diaoyus-their-minds-tokyo-seeks-us-military-guarantee-protect-remote
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan able to aid US ships under attack: minister

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 01:25pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... shift has come against the backdrop of soaring regional tensions with China over disputed islands. But the United States has endorsed the change and at an earlier joint press conference ... Japan had increased defense spending for the first time in years and was improving its “world-class” missile defense system, setting up amphibious units and strengthening its “maritime forces” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552685/japan-able-aid-us-ships-under-attack-minister

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