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  1. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Chinese ships make longest patrol of disputed waters

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

    ... the growing maritime activities in the East China Sea were designed to send message to countries involved in territorial disputes with Beijing in the South China Sea. "China's dispute ... 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 ...

  2. News - Asia - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan and South Korea hold joint exercise in China’s air defence zone

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 04:59pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... that is seen as sending a firm message to Beijing. Both countries said that while they didn't inform the Chinese authorities, the joint maritime rescue drill was planned long before Beijing ... neighbours were sending a strong signal to China by choosing to carry out the exercise near Suyan Rock. The tiny, submerged rock has become the focus of renewed disputes between Beijing and Seoul ...

  3. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    China sends jets to Diaoyus as risk of military clash with Japan rises

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Fighter planes from both sides sweep through disputed area in latest escalation of tensions China sends jets to islandsas risk of Japan clash rises The risk of a military clash between China and Japan escalated yesterday, with Beijing saying it had scrambled two J-10 fighter jets to monitor Japanese military planes near a disputed part of the East China ...

  4. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Six Chinese ships return to waters near Diaoyus, over Tokyo's protests

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, AFP

    ... Chinese ships make anotherpatrol of disputed islands Six Chinese government ships were seen near the disputed Diaoyu Islands yesterday, the Japanese coastguard said, a day after Tokyo reshuffled its cabinet amid rising bilateral tensions. The coastguard said that four maritime surveillance ships had entered waters near the islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan, in the afternoon. ...

  5. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Beijing visit by Japanese envoy gives chance to repair ties

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, Lawrence Chung

    ... yesterday for talks aimed at mending strained ties, a day after a Chinese maritime surveillance vessel patrolled within one kilometre of disputed islands in the East China Sea. Tensions over ... yesterday that Taipei would not co-operate with Beijing on the issue. Japan's coastguard said three Chinese maritime surveillance vessels were in Japan's territorial sea off the disputed ...

  6. 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 at the centre of a dispute with China, Japan's Defence Ministry said. It was the first reported incident of its kind. The Japan Air Self-Defence Force sent an unspecified number of jets ...

  7. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Beijing ramps up propaganda war to bolster Diaoyus claim

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Beijing has stepped up its propaganda efforts to show its sovereignty over disputed islands in the East China Sea as tensions between China and Japan linger. In a rare move, state-run China Central Television broadcast live footage on Thursday of three Chinese maritime surveillance vessels operating in waters around the Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan. ...

  8. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japanese envoy Yamaguchi offers to shelve dispute over Diaoyus

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Beijing yesterday, holding out an olive branch in an effort to ease tensions triggered by a territorial dispute in the East China Sea. Natsuo Yamaguchi, head of the Japanese coalition partner New Komeito, proposed shelving the dispute over the Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan. He plans to hand a letter from Abe to president-in-waiting Xi Jinping. ...

  9. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Tokyo dispatches team to survey disputed isles

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 01:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo A team of Japanese surveyors on Sunday sailed to a group of disputed islands in the East China Sea which the nationalistic governor of Tokyo wants to buy, ... Ishihara is negotiating, the Nikkei newspaper said Sunday. By avoiding Ishihara’s direct involvement in managing the disputed islands, Japan wants to prevent the dispute with China from heating up ...

  10. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan's coastguard turns back Taiwanese Diaoyu activists

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei A boat carrying Taiwanese activists headed for disputed Japanese-controlled islands turned back on Thursday after coastguard vessels from the two sides ... coastguard vessels as it sailed within 17 nautical miles. “We fired water cannon at each other,” Taiwanese coastguard spokesman Shih Yi-che said of the confrontation. The disputed islands, in an area ...




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