TOKYO (AP) — Japan on Tuesday accused Chinese navy vessels of locking a weapons-targeting radar on a Japanese destroyer and helicopter amid escalating territorial disputes between the Asian powers. Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera accused Chinese navy vessels of using the weapons radar in two incidents last month, on Jan. 19 and Jan. 30. He...
BEIJING (AP) — A Japanese envoy arrived in Beijing on Tuesday for talks aimed at cooling tensions over an island dispute that has raised fears of an armed confrontation. Natsuo Yamaguchi made no comments upon his arrival but told reporters in Tokyo he hoped his trip would help ease months of friction over the uninhabited...
On the evening of Friday 11, as I sat in a small restaurant in Dongcheng District, central Beijing, the TV behind my shoulders was alive with debate. In front of it sat a small group of people, their noses up toward the screen, while a lengthy TV program went on and on showing images of...
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has criticized China for “wrong” handling of a territorial dispute between the two Asian powers by allowing violent protests last year to damage Japanese factories and stores in China. Tokyo’s decision to buy a cluster of disputed islands in September from their private Japanese owners set off...
TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government summoned China’s ambassador on Tuesday to protest four Chinese maritime surveillance ships that spent about 13 hours in waters near disputed islands claimed by both countries. The uninhabited outcroppings in the East China Sea, called Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese, are controlled by Japan but also claimed...
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