Tag: Senkaku Islands

Chinese embassy in Tokyo has called on all Chinese citizens in Japan to voluntarily register with its consular section as tensions between the two countries reach new heights

PUBLISHED : Monday, 25 November, 2013, 12:20pm UPDATED : Monday, 25 November, 2013, 6:16pm Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com The Chinese embassy in Tokyo has called on all Chinese citizens in Japan to voluntarily register with its consular section as tensions between the two countries reach new heights over a […]

Secret Japan-China talks held over island dispute

Oct. 16, 2013 – 07:01AM JST TOKYO — A senior Chinese government official has secretly visited Japan for talks with Japanese officials aimed at improving bilateral relations damaged by an ongoing territorial row, a report said Tuesday. The talks involving a high-ranking official from the Chinese foreign ministry’s […]

Japan moves to safeguard border islands

    Construction of port facilities is under way at Okinotorishima island in Ogasawara village, Tokyo. News Desk The Yomiuri Shimbun Publication Date : 05-08-2013 These remote islands serve as points for defining territorial waters and exclusive economic zones With repeated incursions by Chinese government ships into Japanese […]

Japan to deploy ships after China detected drilling in disputed waters – report

Published time: July 18, 2013 16:50                                                                             An aerial view shows a Chinese facility under construction (top R) for natural gas exploration and a large crane ship are seen near what Tokyo claims to be the median line between the overlapping exclusive economic zones of Japan and China, […]

Japan seeks to ‘nationalize’ islands

With an Upper House election looming this weekend, the Japanese cabinet plans to strengthen territorial claims on hundreds of remote islands in the East China Sea. -China Daily/ANN  Tue, Jul 16, 2013    China Daily/Asia News Network With an Upper House election looming this weekend, the Japanese cabinet plans […]

Japan: Risk of Incident From ‘Coercive’ Acts By China / fighters were scrambled more than 300 times against Chinese planes flying near Japan’s airspace for the year to March

Jul. 9, 2013 – 08:48AM   | By SHINGO ITO for AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE   | TOKYO — China’s “coercive” behavior in waters around islands at the center of a bitter dispute with Japan is dangerous and could trigger an incident, Tokyo said Tuesday in a new defense paper. At a […]

China-Japan Island Dispute Could Become Flashpoint

May. 4, 2013 – 11:15AM By WENDELL MINNICK   TAIPEI — While North Korea has garnered attention as Asia’s top hotspot, experts worry that the real problem is between Beijing and Tokyo over the Japanese-controlled Senkaku Islands, which China calls the Diaoyu Islands. Over the past month, rhetoric […]

Chinese ships track Japanese nationalist flotilla

canberratimes.com.au — Apr 23   Eight Chinese government ships have entered Japanese territorial waters near disputed islands, the most in a single day since Tokyo nationalised part of the archipelago, the Japanese government says.   A flotilla of boats carrying more than 80 Japanese nationalists had arrived in […]

Chinese scholar warns on Japan’s ‘fast turn right’: “Today it will jeopardize China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Tomorrow it will do the same to yours if unchecked,”

Kyodo Jan 23, 2013 HONG KONG – A scholar at a Chinese Foreign Ministry think tank warned Tuesday that Japan’s political turn to the right must be checked before its negative effects spread through the region.Ruan Zongze, vice president and a senior fellow at the China Institute of […]

Chinese official says ‘no time limit’ on ships sailing near Senkakus ” “important” for China to “safeguard” China’s claim to the islands”

Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 Kyodo HONG KONG — The head of China’s Oceanic Administration has said there is “no time limit” on Chinese patrol vessels sailing near the Japan-administered Senkaku Islands, a Hong Kong newspaper reported Sunday.   The Ming Pao daily, in a report from Beijing, quoted […]

China accepts Japanese runners for Beijing Marathon in about-face

[PR]がんで保険をあきらめている方へ/アメリカンホームのがん保険 BEIJING (Kyodo) — The organizer of the Nov. 25 Beijing Marathon has started accepting applications from Japanese runners, reversing its initial stance of refusing them, Kyodo News learned Sunday. The organizer had earlier removed “Japan” from the nationalities on the application form on its official website, probably […]