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China has been waging a quiet campaign, using ancient documents, academic research, maps and technical data to bolster its territorial claims in the East China Sea.
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Japan`s Defence Minister accused two Russian fighter jets of intruding into Japanese air space.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has asserted the need for promoting and improving ties with Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia.
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China said it attaches importance to the ties with Tokyo and called on the Japanese government to resolve the dispute through dialogue to keep the relations on track.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 16:05
China is to survey the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea as part of a programme of mapping its territorial islands and reefs, it was revealed Tuesday.
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Japan is preparing long-term responses to Chinese provocations that are challenging its administrative control of the disputed Senkaku Islands.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 12:34
China scrambled two J-10 fighter jets to the East China Sea on Thursday to monitor a pair of Air Self-Defense Force F-15s that were shadowing one of Beijing’s patrol aircraft, the Chinese Defense Ministry reported on its website.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 16:40
China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei are embroiled in a dispute in the South China Sea over territory, sovereignty and two island chains.
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The Japanese defence authorities have said that they are seeking more funds for military spending.
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Japan has summoned the Chinese ambassador to protest against the presence of government ships in waters around disputed Senkaku islands.
Last Updated: Monday, January 07, 2013, 16:21
Japan’s Air Self-Defense Force scrambled F-15 fighter jets after a Chinese aircraft approached the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, the Defense Ministry has said.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2012, 18:22
Japan’s incoming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has decided not to station officials on the Senkaku Islands to avoid further aggravating ties with China.
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