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  1. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Chinese ships make longest patrol of disputed waters

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM, Cary Huang

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo and Cary Huang China Coast Guard spend record 28 hours in waters around the Diaoyu Islands, a move seen as response to recent hawkish rhetoric from Japan Longest patrol of disputed waters China deployed ships to waters near islands disputed with Japan for a record 28 hours, drawing a formal protest as it repeated a strategy of pressing its territorial claims through ...

  2. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Six Chinese ships return to waters near Diaoyus, over Tokyo's protests

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, AFP

    ... its cabinet amid rising bilateral tensions. The coastguard said that four maritime surveillance ships had entered waters near the islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan, in the afternoon. "Patrol ships from our agency have been telling them to sail outside of our territorial waters," it said. "There has not been any response from the Chinese ships." Two other Chinese ...

  3. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    China coastguard keeps heat on Japan in Diaoyus row

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 01:22pm by AFP

    ... island chain following a weekend of sabre-rattling by both sides. Four Chinese coastguard vessels sailed into the territorial waters around the Diaoyus, which the Japanese call the Senkakus, ... for the third consecutive day, as Chinese military aircraft overflew a strait between two Okinawan islands. They did not enter Japanese airspace. Chinese ships have sailed into the waters around ...

  4. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    US backs Japan as tensions soar on Beijing's air defence zone over East China Sea

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 10:12am by KRISTINE KWOK, AGENCIES

    ... at the centre of a long-running row between Beijing and Tokyo. The area also includes waters claimed by Taiwan and South Korea, which both expressed concern at the move. South Korea's Defence ...

  5. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan scrambles fighter jets after drone flies near disputed islands

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 04:57pm by AFP

    ... planes through the waters, and the Chinese military will continue such operations in accordance with its plan." China has the right to fly its planes through the waters, and the Chinese ... planes became airborne. Friday's reports came as four Chinese coastguard ships sailed in the so-called contiguous zone that surrounds territorial waters around the islands. ...

  6. News - Asia - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan, US fighters conduct joint exercises

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 04:34pm by AFP

    ... Pacific waters off the coast of Shikoku, the fourth largest of Japan’s islands. It comes weeks after hawkish new prime minister, Shinzo Abe, won an election landslide following campaign promises ... Y-8 aircraft, according to China’s official Xinhua news agency said. The row between Asia’s two largest economies over the uninhabited, but potentially resource-rich islands blistered ...

  7. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japan boosts security at Diaoyus on anniversary of ‘acquisition’

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... military clash. Japan lodged a protest after eight Chinese vessels on Tuesday briefly entered waters Tokyo claims near the islands. Japanese fighter jets were scrambled on Monday when a Chinese ...

  8. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Beijing visit by Japanese envoy gives chance to repair ties

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, Lawrence Chung

    ... the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan, remain high, with vessels from the mainland, Taiwan and Japan all sailing in waters around them. Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou said ... calls for the three claimants to temporarily set aside their dispute to discuss joint exploration of fishing grounds and other resources as another roadblock. Ma also cited Beijing's ...

  9. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Japanese activists sail near Diaoyus

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 10:35am by Reuters

    ... of the islands yesterday morning. Coastguard crews in small boats urged them to leave through loudspeakers. Last week, Chinese patrol boats entered Japanese territorial waters and stayed there for more ...

  10. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    China launches naval drills to mark Japan's war defeat

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... the Diaoyu, or Senkaku, islands. The East China Sea drills will be conducted off the coast of Zhejiang province by the East Sea Fleet, which oversees the waters around the Diaoyus. Meanwhile, a China ...




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