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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    China vigilant as Japan relaxes arms export regime to fortify defence

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:51am by AFP

    ... at a time of a territorial row with China and fears over North Korea. The new rules could allow Tokyo to supply weaponry to nations on important sea lanes to help fight piracy. Japanese arms could ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan plans satellites to monitor foreign ships in territorial waters

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 03:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Satellites to monitor territorial 'intruders' Japan plans to launch satellites to monitor the world's oceans, a report said yesterday, as Chinese government ships sailed in waters around islands controlled by Tokyo and claimed by Beijing. Nine satellites were planned for launch in the next five years to counter piracy and monitor ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan considers cheap-loans plan to support military aircraft exports

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 10:36pm by Reuters

    ... development assistance programme forbid military support. Japan's government approved the aid after winning assurances that the boats would be used only to counter piracy and terrorism and after ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese armed forces raise profile with online popularity contest

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 02:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... and “fear” crossing the screen. Other videos show officers playing their roles in anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden or on a low-altitude patrol flight over a densely populated area after ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAPAN

    'It is not twilight, but a new dawn that is breaking over Japan': Shinzo Abe

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:51pm by Shinzo Abe

    ... servicemen and women based in Djibouti remain on high alert against piracy, protecting ships from around the world. Asia’s growth dividend must not be wasted on military expansion. We must use ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo maintains a steady course on military spending

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... to solve whatever crisis the two countries found themselves in." Japanese warships and their crews have gained valuable experience by taking part in anti-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean, ...



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