World News | Martin Fackler, The New York Times | Monday March 9, 2015
Once a sleepy, sun-soaked backwater, this air base on the southern island of Okinawa has become the forefront of a dangerous test of wills between two of Asia's largest powers, Japan and China.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 1, 2014
China and Russia will carry out joint naval exercises in the East China Sea later this month, state media reported on Thursday, with China and Japan embroiled in a territorial dispute in the area.
World News | Agence France Press | Sunday March 9, 2014
Japan scrambled military jets on Sunday to counter three Chinese military planes that flew near Japanese airspace, defence officials said.
World News | Reuters | Monday November 25, 2013
Asian aviation officials said airlines would have to inform China of flight plans before entering airspace over waters disputed with Japan, forcing carriers to acknowledge China's authority over a newly declared "Air Defense Identification Zone".
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday October 5, 2013
China's meteorological authorities Saturday issued a red alert, the highest in its weather warning system, as Typhoon Fitow approaches the country's southeast coastal areas, Xinhua reported.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 8, 2013
Chinese Internet users on Sunday mocked state media for mistakenly reporting Istanbul would host the 2020 Olympic Games, the latest in a series of gaffes by the government-backed press.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 5, 2013
Three Chinese government ships sailed into the waters of disputed Tokyo-controlled islands on Sunday, Japan's coastguard said.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 28, 2012
A Chinese government spokesman on Thursday said a maritime surveillance plane was harassed by Japanese military aircraft while patrolling the airspace near the disputed Diaoyu islands.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday September 27, 2012
China has hit back at a comment by Japan's prime minister that his nation will not compromise in their territorial dispute over small islands. Both sides have met this week in an attempt to mend ties frayed by the spat over the island group in the Ea...
Wednesday September 19, 2012
China today warned Japan that its decision to purchase disputed islands in the East China Sea would damage the bilateral trade between the two countries.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday August 19, 2012
A group of Japanese activists swam ashore and raised flags early Sunday on one of a group of islands at the centre of an escalating territorial dispute with China.