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  1. 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
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Pacifist sets himself on fire in Tokyo protest against Japan defence policy changes

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 11:43pm by Reuters

    ... maritime disputes. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543273/man-sets-himself-fire-protest-against-japan-defence-policy-changes
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's cabinet reshuffle 'designed to ease China tensions'

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... aimed at cooling a raging maritime dispute with China. Commentators say Noda's reshuffle is also an attempt to boost his waning popularity and reinvigorate his government after a costly ... who normalised diplomatic ties with Beijing 40 years ago- has warm links with China, which has been jousting with Japan over disputed East China Sea islands. Noda is considering appointing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1051127/reports-say-japans-cabinet-reshuffle-designed-ease-china-tensions
  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

    Japan’s Noda to reshuffle cabinet

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 03:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda is expected to reshuffle his cabinet on Monday, with changes aimed at cooling a raging maritime dispute with China, ... minister Kakuei Tanaka who normalised diplomatic ties with Beijing 40 years ago, has warm links with China which has been jousting with Japan over disputed East China Sea islands. Noda ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1050840/japans-noda-reshuffle-cabinet
  6. News - China - JAPAN

    Abe condemns China's handling of sea row

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 10:30am by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... on Thursday the US will urge “care and caution” in the maritime dispute over the East China Sea islands. Senior officials from the State Department, the Pentagon and the White House will travel ... of uninhabited islands, and that China was “wrong” for allowing violent protests over the territorial dispute. The comments come as high-level US officials plan visits to both Japan and South Korea next ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1125360/abe-condemns-chinas-handling-daioyus-dispute
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Obama touches down in Japan for first leg of tension-filled Asian tour

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 04:59pm by AFP

    ... towards a dynamic Asia. Obama landed aboard Air Force One to begin a state visit to Japan, which comes as regional tensions boil over maritime territorial disputes and fears that North Korea could ... stand over disputed South China Sea reefs against the might of Beijing, the Philippines needs to be told the US still has its back. Tokyo frets Washington may not offer wholehearted support ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1495165/obama-arrives-japan-tension-filled-asia-trip
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe moves to set up national security council

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 11:23am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... In the East China Sea, a maritime territorial dispute has escalated to the point where Beijing and Tokyo scramble fighter jets and patrol ships shadow each other. Similar legislation was presented ... to strengthen his grip on foreign policy in the face of North Korean missile threats and a territorial dispute with China. The hawkish Abe has pursued the move  to centralise information-gathering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1255409/abe-moves-set-national-security-council
  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

    US urges allies Japan, South Korea to mend ties

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 09:35am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... will urge “care and caution” in that maritime dispute. The tiny islands are called Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese, are controlled by Japan but also claimed by China and Taiwan. Tensions ... House will travel to Seoul and Tokyo next week after recent elections in both countries. The two Northeast Asian democracies have fallen out over a territorial dispute and Japan’s attitude ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1125323/us-urges-allies-japan-south-korea-mend-ties

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