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Japan protests as Chinese Navy sails near disputed isles

Japan protests as Chinese Navy sails near disputed isles

Relations between Japan and China deteriorated in 2012 when Tokyo "nationalised" some of the islets.

Japan to patrol disputed islands if China sails too close: Yomiuri

Japan to patrol disputed islands if China sails too close: Yomiuri

Japan will respond to any intrusion by Chinese naval vessels into the waters around the disputed Senkaku islands, known in China as the Diaoyus, by ordering its Self-Defence Force ships to patrol the area, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Japan says armed Chinese vessel enters Japan waters

Japan says armed Chinese vessel enters Japan waters

The vessel was one of three that appeared in the waters off the disputed Senkaku Islands.

China's patrol ships enter Japan's territorial waters, spotted by coast guard officials

Two Chinese patrol ships entered Japan's territorial waters off the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, the media reported.

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.

Obama says Senkaku Islands fall under US-Japan treaty, China objects

In what is not expected to go down well with China, US President Barack Obama on Thursday repeated that the disputed Senkaku Islands fell under the Japanese administration.

Japan issues teachers new instructions on disputed islands

Japanese education chiefs will instruct schools to teach children that islands at the centre of disputes with China and South Korea belong unequivocally to Tokyo, the government said on Tuesday.

China asks Japan to halt provocation

China has asked Japan to immediately stop all of its provocative actions over the ownership of Diaoyu Islands.

China warns North Korea, blames Japan for tension

China warned North Korea it would not tolerate chaos on its doorstep, while blaming Japan for the tension between Asia`s two largest economies.

Shinzo Abe issues fresh warning to China for activity on disputed Senkaku islands

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has issued a fresh warning to China against its increasing maritime activities near the disputed Senkaku Island in the East China Sea.

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 takes issue with Google maps over islands: Reports

Japan has asked local authorities and state-run universities not to post Google maps on their websites because some of them use non-Japanese names for disputed islands, reports said on Sunday.

Japan on high alert for disputed islands anniversary

Japan`s coastguard was on high alert Wednesday, a year to the day since Tokyo nationalised islands at the centre of a bitter dispute with China.

China ships enter disputed waters: Japan coastguard

Chinese coastguard ships sailed into disputed waters at the centre of a bitter row with Tokyo, officials said.

Japan summons China envoy over ships near disputed isles

Tokyo summoned Beijing`s envoy after Chinese government ships entered Japanese territorial waters near disputed Senkaku islands.

New Chinese military game on disputed islands goes viral

A military-backed Chinese video game featuring commando-style attack to capture islands disputed with Japan went viral whipping up patriotism.

Japan to develop marine force to protect its remote islands

Japan has announced plans to create a marine force to carry out pre-emptive self defense strikes on enemy missile sites.

Chinese ships lock horns with Japanese vessels near disputed islands

Armed Chinese Coast Guard ships are reported to have confronted Japanese patrol vessels near the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Saturday.

Japan lawmaker on boat near China disputed islands

A lawmaker from Japan`s ruling party was aboard one of four fishing boats that sailed on Monday towards islands at the centre of a bitter dispute with China, the organiser said, as Chinese vessels loomed nearby.

China slams Japan for `Three nos` over Senkaku islands

China has accused Tokyo of propagating `three nos - no recognition, no shelving and no dialogue over the Senkaku Islands.