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.

China continues Diaoyu Islands patrol

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.