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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan exports fall 10.3pc amid slowdown, China spat

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 10:47am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan posted its worst September trade figures in more than 30 years, official data showed on Monday, as the global slowdown and a territorial spat with China weighed on the world’s third-largest economy. Tokyo posted a month ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US must make clear its stance over Senkakus

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by YOICHIRO SATO

    ... Yoichiro Sato Yoichiro Sato says key ally Japan expects greater commitment to its territorial defence US must make clear its stance over Senkaku row During the past two years, Japan has experienced major setbacks in each of its three territorial disputes with neighbours- the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands dispute with mainland China/Taiwan, the Takeshima/Dokdo dispute with South Korea, ...


    US and Japan draw up 'worst-case' contingency plan for Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US in 'worst-case' plan for Diaoyus US and Japanese officers are discussing worst-case contingency plans for retaking the disputed Diaoyu Islands if China moves to seize them, US officials said. Japan's Ni ...


    Japan summons China envoy after ships enter disputed waters

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 11:08am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Tokyo summoned China’s envoy on Tuesday in protest after what it says was another incursion into its territorial waters around islands at the centre of a bitter dispute with Beijing. “The foreign ministry summoned the Chinese ...

  5. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan saves 64 Chinese seamen from burning freighter

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 02:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan’s coastguard on Sunday saved all 64 Chinese seamen from their burning cargo ship, as the two nations remain locked in an acrimonious dispute over contested islands. The coastguard was alerted by Taiwan authorities late ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Wind of change

    Posted May 10th 2013, 02:49am by Philip Cunningham

    ... Philip Cunningham Philip Cunningham considers why, as China rises and American power wanes, the US-engineered fog of ambiguity over the status of the Senkaku/Diaoyu islets is losing its ... the US is part of the problem? US cold-war strategy created the Senkaku/Diaoyu conundrum in the first place, with the Nixon administration fixing it so Japan had de facto control while ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's dream of rebirth

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by John Lee

    ... of officials, experts and journalists that Japan is "back" and will not stand down in its ongoing sovereignty dispute with China over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands. With Chinese provocations ... grows. For example, China showed little interest in the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands prior to 1968 - the year a geographical study pointed to vast oil reserves beneath the seabed. The same can be said ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asia must resist pull of nationalism

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... on the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, first by Chinese activists from Hong Kong and then by Japanese nationalists, demonstrate how old sores fester. Both sets of islands were incorporated into imperial Japan by decree from Tokyo, in 1895 in the case of Senkaku/Diaoyu and 1905 for Takeshima/Dokdo. As Emeritus Professor Peter Drysdale of the Australian National University notes, neither territory "was ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by AGENCIES

    ... strained in recent years over the territorial dispute over the Senkaku [Diaoyu] Islands... China is one of India's most important trading partners, with bilateral trade roughly four times ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe should visit shrine to war dead, say Japanese

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

    ... of the Senkaku [Diaoyu] Islands in the East China Sea, such as intrusions into Japanese waters and airspace." In a similar poll conducted in 2006 by the Nihon Keizai newspaper, only 43 per cent ...




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