Navy drills will boost China-U.S.  contacts

Jun 24, 2014

Navy drills will boost China-U.S. contacts

Chinese warships will join U.S.-led naval drills off Hawaii for the first time this week, in a significant effort by the two powers’ fighting forces to forge connections. Rising giant China and superpower the United States frequently find themselves at loggerheads as Beijing asserts ...

China, South Korea lash out at Japan diplomacy paper

Apr 5, 2014

China, South Korea lash out at Japan diplomacy paper

China and South Korea on Friday lashed out at a Japanese foreign relations report that stood firm on territorial claims that have put Tokyo on a collision course with its Asian neighbors. An angry South Korea summoned Japan’s ambassador in response to the annual ...

Feb 27, 2014

U.S., Japan to raise China ADIZ at U.N. meeting

The United States and Japan will lobby against China’s recently established air defense identification zone during a U.N. civil aviation conference currently being held in Montreal, Japanese government sources said Wednesday. The two countries plan to express their disapproval of the ADIZ during the ...

Feb 25, 2014

Japan to raise air defense zone again at U.N. agency

Japan plans to propose taking up the issue of air defense identification zones with the International Civil Aviation Organization as it did last November after China’s declaration of an ADIZ in the East China Sea that covers the Japan-administered Senkaku Islands. The ICAO, a ...

U.S. vows to defend Japan if conflict erupts in East China Sea

Feb 8, 2014

U.S. vows to defend Japan if conflict erupts in East China Sea

Secretary of State John Kerry vowed Friday that the United States would defend Japan against attack, even in conflicts involving islands claimed by China and Taiwan, as tensions continue to boil between the Asian powers. Kerry, who said he would visit China next week, ...