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'East China Sea' - 112 News Result(s)

  • ASEAN to Pressure China to Stick to Diplomacy on Maritime Disputes

    ASEAN to Pressure China to Stick to Diplomacy on Maritime Disputes

    Southeast Asian leaders will welcome China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang with fanfare on Wednesday but behind closed doors will push their giant neighbour to take a less bellicose approach to overlapping claims in the South China Sea.

  • Chinese Coastguard Vessels Patrol Disputed Waters

    Chinese Coastguard Vessels Patrol Disputed Waters

    China has sent coastguard vessels to disputed waters in the East China Sea after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe angered Beijing by sending a ritual offering to a Tokyo shrine that honours the dead from Japan's wars.

  • China, Vietnam Pledge to 'Address and Control' Maritime Disputes

    China, Vietnam Pledge to 'Address and Control' Maritime Disputes

    China and Vietnam have agreed to "address and control" maritime disputes, state media said on Friday, as differences over the potentially energy-rich South China Sea have roiled relations between the two countries and other neighbours.

  • China to Launch New Marine Surveillance Satellites

    China to Launch New Marine Surveillance Satellites

    China today said it will launch a new "constellation" of marine surveillance satellites in 2019 to monitor ships, oil rigs and marine disasters, amidst a string of raging maritime disputes with its neighbours.

  • Time to Switch From 'Look East Policy' to 'Act East Policy': Sushma Swaraj

    Time to Switch From 'Look East Policy' to 'Act East Policy': Sushma Swaraj

    'Look East' to 'Act East' - with these words External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj began her three-day visit to Vietnam - a crucial, strategically located friend in South East Asia.

  • India May Explore Oil in South China Sea

    India May Explore Oil in South China Sea

    India is assessing whether to explore oil in five blocks in the South China sea, on the invitation of Vietnam, a crucial and strategically located south east Asian friend, the ministry of external affairs has said.

  • Time to Change 'Look East Policy' to 'Act East Policy': Sushma Swaraj

    Time to Change 'Look East Policy' to 'Act East Policy': Sushma Swaraj

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that the time has come for India to adopt an "Act East Policy" as she began her three-day visit to Vietnam during which she will hold talks with the top leadership of the Communist nation.

  • Aged Japan Veterans Voice Concerns About Military Policy Shift

    Aged Japan Veterans Voice Concerns About Military Policy Shift

    Tokuro Inokuma, a former Imperial Japanese Army soldier, got his first taste of the horrors of war in 1945 when he scrambled to gather up the scattered limbs of his fellow servicemen, blown apart by a US air raid in Japan. He was 16.

  • China Urges Japan to Ease Political Tensions in Informal Meeting

    China Urges Japan to Ease Political Tensions in Informal Meeting

    China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi called on Japan to "make practical efforts to overcome existing political obstacles between the two sides" during an informal meeting with his Japanese counterpart during an ASEAN summit in Myanmar.

  • China Says Japan Fighter Jets Shadowed its Planes Over Disputed Waters

    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.

  • Japan Defence Paper Warns Over China's 'Dangerous Acts' in Sea, Air

    Japan Defence Paper Warns Over China's 'Dangerous Acts' in Sea, Air

    Japan warned on Tuesday that China's "dangerous acts" over territorial claims in the East China Sea could lead to "unintended consequences" in the region, as fears grow of a potential military clash.

  • China Top Worry in Annual Japan Defense Report

    China Top Worry in Annual Japan Defense Report

    Japan's annual defense white paper expresses strong concern about China's military build-up, citing its neighbor's increased airspace and maritime activities.

  • Japan Names Islets in Disputed Area, Around Nation

    Japan Names Islets in Disputed Area, Around Nation

    Japan said on Friday that it will name five uninhabited islands as part of a group in the East China Sea, a move likely to spark anger from other claimants China and Taiwan.

  • China Announces Live Fire Drills in the East China Sea

    China Announces Live Fire Drills in the East China Sea

    China today announced that it will conduct a series of live fire training drills next week in the contested waters of the East China Sea, where it is locked in a bitter maritime dispute with Japan.

  • 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.

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