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Dispute islands ‘within scope’ of US-Japan alliance: Obama

Dispute islands ‘within scope’ of US-Japan alliance: Obama

The islands at the centre of a corrosive row between Tokyo and Beijing are covered by the US-Japan defence alliance, Barack Obama told a newspaper ahead of his arrival in Tokyo Wednesday. Obama, whose tour of Asia will also take […]


Japanese PM warns China against landings

Japanese PM warns China against landings

Japan would respond with force if China attempts to land on the disputed Senkaku Islands, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in Parliament. Abe was responding to a question about what he was prepared to do if Chinese ships sailing close […]


Three Chinese ships in disputed island waters: Japan

Three Chinese ships in disputed island waters: Japan

Three Chinese government ships entered waters around islands at the centre of a dispute with Tokyo on Monday, the day after China rebuked the United States for comments seen as supporting Japan. Japan’s coastguard said the maritime surveillance boats were […]


US position on Japan island dispute a ‘betrayal’: China

US position on Japan island dispute a ‘betrayal’: China

Veiled US warnings to Beijing not to challenge Japan’s control of disputed islands encouraged Tokyo’s “dangerously right-leaning” government and “betrayed” Washington’s vow of neutrality, Chinese state media said Saturday. The comments came as Japan’s coastguard said three Chinese government ships […]


Japan, US fighter planes in joint drill: official

Japan, US fighter planes in joint drill: official

US and Japanese fighter jets on Tuesday carried out joint air exercises, an official said, days after Chinese and Japanese military planes shadowed each other near disputed islands in the East China Sea. The five-day exercise involves six US FA-18 […]


Japan boosts defence of disputed islands

Japan boosts defence of disputed islands

Japan will deploy two more patrol ships to boost its defence of islands at the centre of a territorial row with China and has conducted its first drill simulating the recapture of an isle seized by enemy forces. The vessels […]


Japan-US military drills begin amid Asian island row

Japan-US military drills begin amid Asian island row

Japan has launched naval drills with the US in spite of heightened tensions with China over a territorial dispute. The exercise was initially planned to simulate an island re-occupation, but was scrapped for naval operations to avoid agitating China. The […]


Chinese warships sail near Japan island

Chinese warships sail near Japan island

A Chinese naval flotilla including destroyers sailed through waters near Japanese islands on Tuesday, in what one commentator said was a sign of things to come as China flexes its military muscles. The seven warships — at least one of […]


Japanese, US troops mull drill to take island: reports

Japanese, US troops mull drill to take island: reports

Japan and the United States are mulling a joint military drill to simulate retaking a remote island from foreign forces, reports said, amid a festering row between Tokyo and Beijing over disputed islets. The exercise, part of broader joint manoeuvres […]


 
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