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China hits back at US, Japan for ‘provocative’ remarks

China hits back at US, Japan for ‘provocative’ remarks

China denounced Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Sunday for “provocative” remarks accusing Beijing of destabilizing actions in contested Asian waters. Lieutenant General Wang Guanzhong, deputy chief of the general staff of the People’s […]


China fighters in ‘dangerous’ brush with Japanese planes

China fighters in ‘dangerous’ brush with Japanese planes

Japan on Sunday accused China of “dangerous” manoeuvres above disputed areas of the East China Sea, saying a Chinese fighter flew within roughly 30 metres (100 feet) of a Japanese military aircraft. A defence ministry spokesman said a Chinese Su-27 […]


Japan to establish island military posts: report

Japan to establish island military posts: report

Japan is to establish new military outposts on remote islands, a report said Monday, as Tokyo looks to bolster its defence amid a territorial dispute with China. Up to 350 troops each could be stationed on three islands in the […]


US, Japan Prepare to Deploy Surveillance Drones

US, Japan Prepare to Deploy Surveillance Drones

Unmanned aerial vehicles will monitor military build-ups as well as missile and nuclear development programs, but they are likely to be criticized by Beijing and Pyongyang for contributing to regional tensions. The US Air Force is to transfer two of […]


Japan makes first arrest over 3D printer guns: reports

Japan makes first arrest over 3D printer guns: reports

A Japanese man suspected of possessing guns made with a 3-D printer has been arrested, reports said Thursday, in what was said to be the country’s first such detention. Officers who raided the home of Yoshitomo Imura, a 27-year-old college […]


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 […]


Japan steps up surveillance posture against China

Japan steps up surveillance posture against China

Japan bolstered its military surveillance capabilities in the southern island region of Okinawa over the weekend, reports said, as territorial tensions with China simmer. The nation’s armed forces, called the Self-Defence Forces, launched a squadron of four E-2C early warning […]


Japan defense chief puzzled by Russian warplanes

Japan defense chief puzzled by Russian warplanes

Japan’s defence minister said Sunday there have been an “abnormal” number of flights by Russian military aircraft close to Japanese islands in recent days. The country’s air defence force scrambled fighter jets for seven days in a row through Saturday […]


Japan orders to shoot down any new North Korean ballistic missile launches

Japan orders to shoot down any new North Korean ballistic missile launches

Japan has ordered a destroyer in the Sea of Japan to strike any ballistic missiles that may be launched by North Koreain the coming weeks after Pyongyang fired a Rodong medium-range missile over the sea, a government source said on […]


 
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