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    Dialogue with China urged on maritime disputes

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Singapore Annual forum in Singapore hears worries about miscalculations arising from tensions over maritime rivalries, as Tokyo vows co-operation U.S., Japan call for dialogue with China The United States and Japan called for increased dialogue with China to prevent miscalculations in waterways vital to world trade as territorial disputes raise tensions across Asia. Japan ...


    Beijing on back foot in radar row with Japan, analysts say

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com China seen as loser in escalation of tensions with Japan, as it is forced to devote energy to islands dispute while problems rage at home Beijing on back foot ... that Chinese navy ships had recently aimed weapon-control radar at a Japanese naval vessel and helicopter is not correct. The source of the maritime and airspace security concerns between China ...

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    Beijing to survey disputed Diaoyus to 'safeguard maritime interests'

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... with help of P.L.A. Beijing will conduct a geographical survey of the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea as part of attempts to safeguard maritime rights with the help of the military, ... the military would help conduct the survey. "The surveying and mapping process is a fundamental step towards safeguarding the country's maritime interests," Li said. But Zhang Huifeng, ...

  4. News - China

    Japan wants to improve ties with China's new leaders

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... Agencies in Tokyo, Seoul and Moscow Analysts say reset between nations a long way off due to bitter maritime dispute over Diaoyus Japan hopes to boost ties with new leaders Japan voiced hope for "mutually beneficial" ties with China's new leaders yesterday amid a bitter maritime dispute, but analysts said Beijing's territorial ambitions are unlikely to fade ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Tide turns in dangerous waters

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... diplomacy by China,' said Yoichi Shimada, a professor at Fukui Prefectural University. He also accused the Chinese government of 'hypocrisy' in its approach to maritime disputes ... shelf argument when that measurement of a nation's territory is in its favour. 'China does not have a legitimate argument in any of these maritime disputes and all they understand ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Japan pursues diplomatic offensive in Philippines visit

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... comes as both countries are engaged with separate maritime disputes with Beijing. Kishida's mission to Manila follows a recent trip by Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso to Myanmar, a close ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Fears in Japan over East China Sea

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and influence in dealing with international maritime disputes.' 1403 The year the Diaoyu Islands first appears in written records, in a Chinese book about sea routes, 'Voyage with the Tail ... government-backed report warned yesterday, referring to the two countries' dispute over the Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japanese. Since the People's Liberation Army Navy has been ...

  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 ...




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