Nov 13, 2015

Chinese naval eavesdropping ship spotted near Senkakus

The Defense Ministry said Thursday that a Chinese navy ship sailed near the Japanese-controlled Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. The Dongdiao-class intelligence-gathering ship did not enter Japanese territorial waters around the islets, but repeatedly sailed from east to west and vice versa ...

Oct 24, 2015

Chinese ships enter Japanese waters around Senkaku Islands

Two China Coast Guard vessels briefly entered Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Saturday morning, the Japan Coast Guard said. The intrusion, the 29th of its kind this year, occurred at around 10 a.m. and the ships ...

Oct 21, 2015

Japan, China plan maritime talks in November

Japan and China plan to hold senior working-level talks in Beijing next month to discuss maritime issues between the two countries, government sources said Tuesday. Japan aims to call for China to stop unilateral gas field development in the East China Sea near the ...

Aug 8, 2015

Japan, U.S. to conduct military drill for regaining remote island

Japan and the United States will conduct a joint military drill for regaining a remote island from late August through early September in California, the Defense Ministry’s Joint Staff Office said Friday. About 1,100 members of Japan’s Self-Defense Forces — 360 members of the ...