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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

    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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese court rules against Fukushima operator Tepco in landmark suicide case

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... a government dispute resolution system, but has declined to say how many or how much it has paid. Watanabe, who had declined to settle out of court, said after the verdict: "I am satisfied ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580940/japanese-court-rules-against-tepco-landmark-suicide-case
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan approves end to ban on military fighting overseas in victory for Shinzo Abe

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:54am by KRISTINE KWOK, Teddy Ng and Agencies

    ... would hope the shift could allow Japan's maritime self- defence force to play a bigger role in stabilising the South China Sea, where their sovereignty disputes with China are intensifying, ... in an intensifying territorial dispute over a set of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea. China and South Korea have also been angered by the revisionist views of Abe and his close associates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1544126/japans-ruling-parties-agree-drop-ban-collective-self-defence

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