A Japanese plane patrols over disputed islands. Photo: APA Japanese plane patrols over disputed islands. Photo: AP
A Japanese plane patrols over disputed islands. Photo: AP

Japan's defence ban must be revised, says government panel

Rewriting constitution is too hard for now, so reinterpretation to let Tokyo help allies is vital to counter a resurgent China, advisers warn

A Japanese plane patrols over disputed islands. Photo: APA Japanese plane patrols over disputed islands. Photo: AP
A Japanese plane patrols over disputed islands. Photo: AP
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