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  • Hoping to Project Power, China Finds Itself Alone

    Hoping to Project Power, China Finds Itself Alone

    Nearly three decades after Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping famously instructed his diplomats to "be good at maintaining a low profile and never claim leadership," a new generation of rulers has made it clear that they're ready to shed the humility and s...

  • Japan PM Shinzo Abe Says Door Always Open for China Talks

    Japan PM Shinzo Abe Says Door Always Open for China Talks

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has played down recent tensions with neighbour China, saying the countries were "inextricably linked" and his door was always open for dialogue.

  • Chinese Ships in Disputed Waters as Tokyo Moves on Military

    Chinese Ships in Disputed Waters as Tokyo Moves on Military

    Two Chinese government ships sailed into disputed waters off Japan-administered islands in the East China Sea on Monday, the Japanese coastguard said, as Tokyo prepared to strengthen its military posture.

  • Chinese Boat Sinks in Waters Close to Islets Disputed with Japan

    Chinese Boat Sinks in Waters Close to Islets Disputed with Japan

    A number of Chinese fishermen are missing after a trawler sank in waters to the north of a group of islands disputed with Japan in the East China Sea, state media said on Friday, though it was unclear what had caused the sinking in highly sensitive w...

  • Philippines Calls for Construction Freeze in South China Sea

    Philippines Calls for Construction Freeze in South China Sea

    The Philippines said on Monday that China's "expansion agenda" in the disputed South China Sea threatened security and stability in the region, calling on all claimant states to halt construction activities that may raise tensions.

  • Malaysian Navy Foils Pirate Attack in South China Sea

    Malaysian Navy Foils Pirate Attack in South China Sea

    Malaysia's navy has fought off a pirate attack on a tanker off its east coast in the South China Sea, the International Maritime Bureau said on Sunday.

  • Japan Denies Brush with Chinese Planes, Demands China to Withdraw Footage

    Japan Denies Brush with Chinese Planes, Demands China to Withdraw Footage

    Japan on Friday denied Beijing's claims that its Self-Defence Force planes came "dangerously close" to Chinese aircraft in an incident over the East China Sea on Wednesday, demanding China takes down the footage allegedly showing the incident.

  • China, Japan Blame Each Other For Jet Encounter

    China, Japan Blame Each Other For Jet Encounter

    China and Japan are blaming each other for a close encounter between military jets over the East China Sea.

  • Japan Says Chinese Ships in Disputed Waters

    Japan Says Chinese Ships in Disputed Waters

    Chinese ships sailed into disputed waters off Japan-administered islands in the East China Sea on Friday, officials said, after G7 leaders cautioned against "intimidation" in territorial disputes.

  • Japan says Chinese Ships Sail Through Disputed Waters

    Japan says Chinese Ships Sail Through Disputed Waters

    Two Chinese coastguard ships sailed through disputed waters off Japan-administered islands in the East China Sea Saturday, officials said, as the United States warned Beijing over increasing territorial assertiveness.

  • Japan says Chinese Ships in Disputed Waters

    Japan says Chinese Ships in Disputed Waters

    Two Chinese coastguard ships sailed into disputed waters off Japan-administered islands in the East China Sea Saturday, officials said, as the United States warned Beijing over increasing territorial assertiveness.

  • China Fighters in 'Dangerous' Brush with Japanese Planes

    China Fighters in 'Dangerous' Brush with Japanese Planes

    Japan on Sunday accused China of "dangerous" manoeuvres above the disputed East China Sea after a Chinese fighter flew within roughly 30 metres (100 feet) of a Japanese military aircraft.

  • US Willing to Work With India on South East Asia: Congressman

    US Willing to Work With India on South East Asia: Congressman

    US is looking forward to working with new Indian government on South East Asia and resolving some of the territorial issues in the South China Sea, a US Congressman has said.

  • Japan, Worried About China, Strengthens Ties with NATO

    Japan, Worried About China, Strengthens Ties with NATO

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, concerned about China's rising military spending and disputes with Beijing over islands in the East China Sea, signed a new partnership agreement with NATO on Tuesday.

  • Chinese Ships Enter Disputed Waters: Japan Coastguard

    Chinese Ships Enter Disputed Waters: Japan Coastguard

    Three Chinese coastguard ships sailed into disputed waters in the East China Sea on Friday as Beijing maintained its defiant stance after US President Barack Obama backed Tokyo in the row.

  • Japan To Conduct Island Defence Drill Amid Tension with China

    Japan To Conduct Island Defence Drill Amid Tension with China

    Japan will conduct a military exercise this month to practice defending an island, the Defence Ministry said on Thursday, underscoring concern about East China Sea islands controlled by Japan but claimed by China.

  • China, Russia Plan East China Sea Drills: State Media

    China, Russia Plan East China Sea Drills: State Media

    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.

  • Chinese ships return to disputed waters after Obama's Tokyo visit

    Chinese ships return to disputed waters after Obama's Tokyo visit

    Two Chinese coastguard ships sailed into waters around disputed islands in the East China Sea on Saturday, the Japanese coastguard said, two days after US President Barack Obama delared his support for Japan.

  • Obama in Tokyo backs Japan in China island row

    Obama in Tokyo backs Japan in China island row

    US President Barack Obama vowed Thursday to defend Japan if China attacks over a tense territorial dispute, but also urged Beijing to step in to thwart North Korea's "dangerous" nuclear march.

  • Defence chiefs of China and US air differences over disputed islands

    Defence chiefs of China and US air differences over disputed islands

    In a face-off between the defence chiefs of China and the US, Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel told his Chinese counterpart on Tuesday that his country does not have the right to unilaterally establish an air defence zone over disputed islands with no c...

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