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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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? ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan stages rally over disputed islands with South Korea

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 02:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japanese rally in Tokyo in support of marine territorial claims to a group of islets in the East China Sea also claimed by South Korea Japan held an annual ... to the islands in the Sea of Japan (East China Sea) as Takeshima, while they are known as Dokdo in South Korea. Yoshitami Kameoka, a parliamentary secretary in Tokyo’s Cabinet Office, attended the event ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan announces military drills in East China Sea

    Posted May 01st 2014, 10:29pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Tokyo has responded to the announcement that China and Russia will carry out military exercises in the East China Sea by declaring that the Japan Self-Defence Forces will conduct combined land, sea and air drills. Around 1,300 personnel will practise an opposed landing on a "remote island", the Defence Ministry said. The name of the island ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan protests to South Korean hotel over cancellation of military reception

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 10:10pm by BLOOM

    ... of action the day before," Japan's chief cabinet secretary, Yoshihide Suga, said in Tokyo. "We want to convey our strong concern to the South Korean government," he said, adding that Japan's embassy in Seoul had protested to the hotel. Asked about the spread of negative sentiment in government-to-government ties into the private sector, Suga called on the South Korean public ...

  9. News - China - JAPAN

    Abe condemns China's handling of sea row

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 10:30am by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... of uninhabited islands, and that China was “wrong” for allowing violent protests over the territorial dispute. The comments come as high-level US officials plan visits to both Japan and South Korea next ... up nothing in the dispute with China over islands in the East China Sea. A decision by Tokyo to buy the islands – called Senkaku in Japanese and Daioyu in Chinese- from their private Japanese ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US state of Virginia votes to also call Sea of Japan the East Sea in textbooks

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 10:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Koreans win in Virginia battle over sea's name Legislators in the US state of Virginia approved a bill requiring school textbooks to include the Korean name for the sea between Japan and South Korea, in a major win for Seoul. The two key US allies, battling renewed tensions dating from imperial Japan, fought a proxy battle over ...




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