In his introductory speech at Beijing’s V-Day anniversary parade on Thursday, President Xi...
by Grace | Mar 27, 2015
To mark the upcoming 70th anniversary of Japan’s defeat at the end of World War Two, China...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 24, 2013
The Chinese government’s decision to establish an “air defense identification zone” over the disputed Diaoyu Islands (called the Senkaku Islands by Japan) has angered both Japan and the U.S. Tensions escalated...
by Grace | Sep 24, 2013
AP reports that Japan’s decision to acquire a new missile radar system from the United...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 10, 2011
Japan has protested the “extremely dangerous” behaviour of a Chinese helicopter which buzzed a Japanese destroyer in the East China Sea. From the BBC: The Japanese ship was on patrol on Monday near a disputed gas...
by alicebirney | Mar 3, 2011
NAHA AIR BASE, Japan — This sun-baked airfield was built atop Okinawa’s rocky coral by Americans during the cold war, but these days its roaring jets proudly display the red sun of Japan. Read the article in The New York Times...
by Japhet Weeks | Sep 16, 2008
Beijing has denied that the unidentified submarine that entered Japanese waters recently was Chinese. It has also lodged a formal complaint with Japan over the incident and the subsequent implications by Japanese media that the...
by Liu Yong | Jun 24, 2008
From Bloomberg: A Japanese destroyer arrived in the southern Chinese port of Zhanjiang today to deliver earthquake-relief supplies, the first visit to China by a naval ship from Japan since World War II. The...
by Liu Yong | May 30, 2008
From The New York Times: China acknowledged Thursday that it was willing to receive disaster relief assistance from Japan’s Self-Defense Forces in what would be the first Japanese military air mission to China since the end of...
by Xiao Qiang | Nov 5, 2005
From The People’s Daily Online: On October 29, Japan-US “2+2” Security Consultation Committee held a meeting in Washington, which reached an agreement on the adjustment of US troops stationed in Japan and the share of duties between Japan’s Self-Defense Forces and US troops, and published the report entitled “US-Japan alliance: For future reforms and regrouping”. […]
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 2, 2005
From The Japan Today: China and North Korea remain in the spotlight in Japan’s defense white paper this year, which outlines Japanese wariness of rising Chinese military power and concern about the North Korean nuclear arms program. The “Defense of Japan 2005” report, compiled by the Defense Agency and endorsed by the Cabinet on Tuesday, […]
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