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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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.  ...

  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

    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 ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Japan scrambles jets against Chinese planes in East China Sea

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:20pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... declining to release more details about the incident. Japan and China are locked in a bitter territorial row over islands in the East China Sea administered by Japan as the Senkaku Islands ... gathering plane and two H-6 bombers flew over the East China Sea, travelling in international airspace between southern Japanese islands and went to the Pacific Ocean before returning towards China ...

  7. News - China - SOVEREIGNTY

    China's behaviour over Diaoyus similar to Russian annexation of Crimea, says senior Japanese official

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:01am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Beijing and Tokyo over the sovereignty of the East China Sea islands, known as the Senkaku Islands in Japan, since late 2012 when the Japanese government bought them from their private owner. ... in Crimea' China's attempts to snatch the Diaoyu Islands away from Japan are similar to Russia's behaviour in seizing Crimea, a senior Japanese government official told the South China ...

  8. News - China - DIAOYU ISLANDS

    Chinese ships re-enter disputed waters, says Japan

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 02:33pm by 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. Three maritime surveillance ... 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 ships were among four ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese schoolchildren to learn disputed islands belong to Tokyo

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 05:49pm by AFP

    ... is embroiled in a row with China over the Tokyo-controlled Senkaku islands in the East China Sea, claimed as the Diaoyus by Beijing. The dispute regularly sees stand-offs between paramilitary ships ... by South Korea, and that Japan does not even recognise the existence of a territorial dispute over the Senkaku islands, the official said. The current manuals instruct teachers only to refer ...




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