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  1. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    China launches naval drills to mark Japan's war defeat

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

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Beijing begins exercises in East China Sea and sends coastguard to disputed Diaoyus amid fury over ministers' visit to Tokyo war shrine Naval drills to mark ... in the second world war. The military muscle-flexing came as Beijing vented anger over the decision by top-level Japanese politicians to visit a Tokyo shrine commemorating Japan's war dead, ...

  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 announced the controversial zone over the East China Sea. Under Chinese rules, all aircraft are required to report flight plans in advance. The drill had been planned for a long time, since before ...

  3. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan to deploy more patrol ships at Diaoyus

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 04:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan will deploy two more patrol ships to boost its defence of islands at the centre of a territorial row with China and has conducted its first drill ... respectively, NHK reported. On Sunday, Japan’s Ground Self-Defence Force carried out the nation’s first military exercise designed to recapture “a remote island invaded by an enemy force”, officials ...

  4. News - Asia - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan, US fighters conduct joint exercises

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 04:34pm by AFP

    ... Self-Defense Force carried out the nation’s first military exercise designed to recapture “a remote island invaded by an enemy force”. Some 300 troops took part in the 40-minute drill with 20 warplanes ... an official said, days after Chinese and Japanese military planes shadowed each other near disputed islands in the East China Sea. The five-day exercise, off the southwest of the Japanese archipelago, ...

  5. 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

    ... 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 ... of their scope, disturbing the normal patrols and training of Chinese civilian and military aircraft," the spokesman said. "This is the root cause of maritime and airspace security problems ...

  6. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Beijing ramps up propaganda war to bolster Diaoyus claim

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

    ... of drills by the People's Liberation Army and patrols by the State Oceanic Administration in recent days, stressing that crew members and soldiers had sacrificed their Lunar New Year family ... month. But tensions flared again last week when Tokyo alleged that Chinese frigates had locked fire-control radar on a Japanese destroyer and military helicopter last month. Beijing denied ...

  7. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Beijing praises US move on passenger flight plans in East China Sea

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 04:55am by Agence France-Presse and Staff Reporter

    ... Meanwhile, Taiwanese Defence Minister Yen Ming told parliament yesterday that the island's military planes had made "around 30 flights" into the air defence zone in the past week ...

  8. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    US backs Japan as tensions soar on Beijing's air defence zone over East China Sea

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 10:12am by KRISTINE KWOK, AGENCIES

    ... “There are regional disputes in that part of the world and those disputes should be resolved diplomatically,” he said. The US military, which stations more than 70,000 troops in Japan and South ... the United States to exercise caution and restrain its ally,” Cronin wrote in an essay. China, which has rapidly expanded its military as its economy soared over the past two decades, also has ...

  9. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan scrambles fighter jets after drone flies near disputed islands

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 04:57pm by AFP

    ... planes through the waters, and the Chinese military will continue such operations in accordance with its plan." China has the right to fly its planes through the waters, and the Chinese military will continue such operations in accordance with its plan And two weeks ago, fighters were dispatched to head off a Chinese government plane flying towards the Diaoyus Islands, which ...

  10. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    China coastguard keeps heat on Japan in Diaoyus row

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 01:22pm by AFP

    ... for the third consecutive day, as Chinese military aircraft overflew a strait between two Okinawan islands. They did not enter Japanese airspace. Chinese ships have sailed into the waters around ...




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