Nov 25, 2015

Japan to deploy 500 GSDF troops on Ishigaki Island

The government will deploy some 500 Ground Self-Defense Force troops in the island city of Ishigaki to strengthen the defense of southwestern Japan’s remote islands, a government source said Wednesday. Kenji Wakamiya, parliamentary vice minister of defense, will visit the city in Okinawa Prefecture ...

Nov 23, 2015

Three Chinese ships enter Japanese waters near Senkaku Islands

Three Chinese patrol vessels entered Japanese waters near the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture on Monday, the Japan Coast Guard said. It was the first violation of Japanese territorial waters by a Chinese government ship in two weeks and the 31st this year. According ...