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US vows to defend Japan against China

US vows to defend Japan against China

Secretary of State John Kerry vowed Friday that the United States would defend Japan against attack including over islands claimed by China as tensions boil between the Asian powers. Kerry, who said he would visit China next week, met in […]


Four China ships in disputed zone: report

Four China ships in disputed zone: report

Four Chinese coastguard ships on Friday entered disputed waters near East China Sea islands at the centre of a bitter row with Tokyo, according to a report. Jiji press said the ships entered waters around Uotsurijima, one of the five […]


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 […]


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 […]


Asian nations feud over South China Sea

Asian nations feud over South China Sea

Asian leaders feuded on Monday over how to handle tense maritime territorial disputes with China, overshadowing talks at a regional summit meant to strengthen trade and political ties. The leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations had hoped […]


Japanese coast guard to reinforce border patrol

Japanese coast guard to reinforce border patrol

The Japanese Coast Guard will beef up border patrols following the intrusion of two Chinese ships into Japanese waters, NHK reported. Two Chinese vessels were spotted near the Japan-controlled Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Wednesday. The islands […]


Japan demands China pull back boats from disputed islands

Japan demands China pull back boats from disputed islands

Tokyo: Japan demanded Monday that China pull back two fisheries patrol boats from near a disputed island chain that is at the centre of the worst diplomatic row in years between the Asian giants. Tokyo also summoned Beijing’s ambassador to […]


 
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