Diaoyu

East China Sea row: Japan summons Chinese envoy amid ship 'incursions'

East China Sea row: Japan summons Chinese envoy amid ship 'incursions'

Japan summoned China's ambassador on Tuesday after the country's ships were spotted near disputed East China Sea islands for a fifth straight day.

Aug 09, 2016, 12:20 PM IST
Japan spots 230 Chinese fishing boats off disputed islets

Japan spots 230 Chinese fishing boats off disputed islets

Some 230 Chinese fishing vessels and six coast guard ships, including three apparently carrying weapons, sailed into waters close to disputed East China Sea islands on Saturday, Japan`s foreign ministry said.

Aug 06, 2016, 12:35 PM IST
China, Japan foreign ministers hold rare talks to reduce mistrust in ties

China, Japan foreign ministers hold rare talks to reduce mistrust in ties

The island dispute led to polarisation of sentiments in both the countries affecting their flourishing trade ties.

Apr 30, 2016, 12:57 PM IST

Japan opens radar station close to disputed isles, drawing angry China response

Japan has long been mired in a territorial dispute with China over the East China Sea islands.

Mar 28, 2016, 13:57 PM IST

Two Chinese ships enter Japanese waters

Two Chinese patrol ships on Saturday briefly entered Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku islands in the East China Sea, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) said.

Oct 24, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

China says Japan fighter jets shadowed its planes over disputed waters

Japanese fighter jets shadowed Chinese aircraft patrolling over disputed waters, China`s Ministry of Defense said on Thursday, in the latest flare-up of a spat over air space that has deepened a rift between the two countries.

Aug 07, 2014, 12:37 PM IST

China continues Diaoyu Islands patrol

Two vessels patrolled the waters around the Diaoyu Islands on Saturday, the authorities said.

Jul 05, 2014, 22:27 PM IST

Japan ready to confront China, says PM Shinzo Abe

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that the country is set to stand up to China as Beijing threatened dire consequences, if provoked.

Oct 26, 2013, 22:35 PM IST

Japan mulls nationalising unclaimed islands: Report

Japan may nationalise any unclaimed remote islands in its waters in a bid to bolster its territorial claims, a newspaper said on Monday amid a dispute with China over one set.

Jul 15, 2013, 13:20 PM IST

Abe`s confidante secretly visits Japan to rebuild ties

Confidante of Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe secretly visited Beijing earlier this week in an apparent effort to improve strained relations with China.

Jun 21, 2013, 18:57 PM IST

China condemns Abe`s remarks over disputed islands

Angered by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s anti-China remarks on the disputed islands, China on Friday lodged a diplomatic protest with Tokyo, accusing it of distorting facts to mislead world opinion.

Feb 22, 2013, 19:45 PM IST

China ships patrol disputed islands in East, South China Sea

China has pressed its surveillance ships to patrol disputed islands in the East China Sea as well as the South China Sea amid raging maritime tensions with Japan and several other South East Asian countries.

Jan 19, 2013, 17:50 PM IST

Japan holds military drill aimed at island defence

Japan has conducted a military drill apparently aimed at bolstering defence of islands at the center of a territorial dispute with China.

Jan 14, 2013, 00:00 AM IST

No fear of facing trouble over island dispute: China

China said it is not afraid of facing troubles in its dispute with Japan over the islands in the East China Sea.

Dec 28, 2012, 17:52 PM IST

Six Chinese ships patrol disputed islands

Six Chinese surveillance ships arrived Friday in the waters around the Diaoyu Islands and began patrolling and law enforcement duties, reports said.

Sep 14, 2012, 12:02 PM IST