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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan defence update to emphasise air, sea safety amid concerns over China

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 01:30pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... but recognises that Tokyo has administrative control over them. Watch: The diplomatic row in the South China Sea intensifies US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel assured his Japanese counterpart by telephone ... wants to go further, including by easing a self-imposed ban on exercising the right to collective self-defence, or aiding an ally under attack. Watch: What is the South China Sea dispute about? ...

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    Japan seeks defence ties with Asean amid China row

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 06:40pm by AFP

    ... nations embroiled in sovereignty rows with Beijing. “The Asia-Pacific region has various issues concerning security and defence... including territorial conflicts in the South China Sea,” Vice ... Asean members Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei, as well as China and Taiwan, have claims to parts of the South China Sea, which contains some of the world’s most important shipping ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Mixed reaction among Asian people to Shinzo Abe's more muscular Japan

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 10:32pm by AP

    ... In Thailand, 53 per cent trusted Abe. Vietnam and the Philippines have territorial disputes with China in the South China Sea. ... Kyodo in Washington Poll shows mixed Asianreaction to Abe policies Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's foreign policy is distrusted by people in China and South Korea but viewed ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Asian nations address sea disputes at Japan-Asean summit

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 04:48pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... the United States and its close allies, Japan and South Korea China is also locked in territorial rows with other Asian nations, including the Philippines, over wide swathes of the South China Sea ... and tension has spiked in the last month after China announced the air defence zone including islands in the East China Sea also claimed by Japan. We reiterated our commitment to uphold the rule ...

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    Japan’s diplomatic ‘blue book’ reasserts claims to islands, angering China and South Korea

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:34pm by AFP

    ... order of international law". Beijing has claimed ownership of almost all of the South China Sea, angering other regional neighbours including the Philippines. It has also routinely sent ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Japan reasserts claims to islands, riling neighbours China and South Korea yesterday lashed out at a Japanese foreign relations report that stood firm ...

  6. 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 potentially be shipped to Indonesia as well as nations around the South China Sea like the Philippines, which also has a territorial dispute with Beijing. Japan already supplies equipment ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan extends its sea territory by 177,000 sq km in line with UN ruling

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:09pm by Julian Ryall

    ... although analysts suggest that China's failure to speak out might be linked to the large-scale development work its engineers have carried out on a number of atolls in the South China Sea ... to propagate coral within the lagoon to make the atoll grow into an island. China and South Korea have previously expressed their strong opposition to the UN recognising Okinotorishima as an island, ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan approves end to ban on military fighting overseas in victory for Shinzo Abe

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:54am by KRISTINE KWOK, Teddy Ng and Agencies

    ... in an intensifying territorial dispute over a set of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea. China and South Korea have also been angered by the revisionist views of Abe and his close associates ... would hope the shift could allow Japan's maritime self- defence force to play a bigger role in stabilising the South China Sea, where their sovereignty disputes with China are intensifying, ...

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    Build-up on remote Japanese atoll raises strategic questions

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... officials. "That is probably not surprising as Beijing is making claims on pieces of real estate in the South China Sea that look suspiciously similar to Okinotorishima," said Jun Okumura, ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Japan says tiny Okinotorishima is an island, and part of its exclusive economic zone, but China sees this as a breach of maritime law Tokyo builds up remote Pacific ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Chinese hostesses catch Japanese hi-tech executives in honey trap

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 12:08am by Julian Ryall

    ... are in debt to loan sharks. They will be threatened into providing information. "China is trying to get submarine technology from Japan through their intelligence services, so they have stepped up their collection efforts." Allegations that China is becoming more aggressive in its espionage activities, in tandem with its territorial claims in the South China Sea, have been ...




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