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  1. Topic: the Diaoyu-Senkaku islands dispute between China and Japan

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 01:49pm

    ... The Diaoyu Islands are a group of uninhabited islands located roughly due east of mainland China, northeast of Taiwan, west of Okinawa Island, and north of the southwestern end of the Ryukyu Islands. They are currently controlled by Japan, which calls them Senkaku Islands. Both China and Taiwan claim sovereignty over the islands.  ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    There's only one way to solve the Diaoyu/Senkaku dispute

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... for calling the whole spat "silly". Well, if feelings of injustice over the Diaoyu/Senkaku islands burn in the heart of any man or woman, Chinese or Japanese, he or she is a dupe. No one ... the dispute over the Diaoyu/ Senkaku islets in the East China Sea had simmered down, the Japanese defence ministry had to go and stir things up again. In its latest annual policy paper, published ...

  3. News - China

    Timeline: the Diaoyu-Senkaku Islands dispute

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 06:42pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter January 14, 1895: The Japanese government formally obtains control of the Diaoyu (Senkaku) Islands . Japan asserts the islands were not owned by anyone prior to their occupation while China maintains it has sovereignty over the island chain for centuries.    September 2, 1945: Diaoyu (Senkaku) Islands, as part of Ryukyu Islands, come under the US goverment's ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Resolution to Diaoyu/Senkaku dispute out of Abe's hands

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by ROBERT DUJARRIC

    ... Robert Dujarric Robert Dujarric says the actions of China's leaders will shape the outcome Resolution to islands dispute is out of Abe's hands for now One of the major foreign policy challenges of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is the ongoing friction over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands that has flared up recently. Abe himself is an old-fashioned reactionary who ...

  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 ... by name, there is little doubt that Tokyo is seeking additional support for its claims to the Senkaku Islands, which China also claims and calls the Diaoyu Islands. "The US has already ...

  6. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Chinese ships advance in waters near Diaoyus defying Japan’s white paper warning

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 02:03pm by AFP

    ... into waters off Japanese-controlled islands in the East China Sea on Wednesday, officials said, after Tokyo's annual defence paper warned of China's "dangerous acts" near the disputed archipelago. Three Chinese vessels sailed into territorial waters that extend 12 nautical miles around one of the Senkaku islands, which China also claims and calls the Diaoyus, ...

  7. News - China - DIAOYU ISLANDS

    Chinese ships re-enter disputed waters, says Japan

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 02:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Chinese government ships entered territorial waters off disputed Tokyo-controlled islands for the second straight day on Wednesday, Japanese coastguards said. ... which were off Kubashima, one of the islands in a chain known as the Senkakus in Japan and the Diaoyus in China, left the immediate area soon after 2pm, the Japanese coastguard said. The Chinese ...

  8. News - Asia - EAST ASIA

    53pc of Chinese expect to go to war with Japan: poll

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 01:25pm by AFP, Reuters, KYODO

    ... The survey findings came ahead of today's second anniversary of Japan's nationalisation of the disputed Diaoyu, or Senkaku, islands in the East China Sea- the focus of bilateral tensions. ... at 52.2 per cent, while "continuous confrontation over the Senkaku Islands" came fourth at 50.4 per cent, it said. "On the other hand, 'the Diaoyu/Senkaku islands' (64 per ...

  9. News - Asia

    China ships in disputed waters: Japan coastguard

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 11:58am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Japatokyo, Japan Three Chinese coastguard ships sailed through disputed waters off Tokyo-controlled islands in the East China Sea Sunday, the latest such incident ... vessels and aircraft have regularly approached the East China Sea archipelago-- thought to harbour vast natural resources-- after Japan nationalised some of the islands in September 2012, setting ...




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