May 31, 2014

Japan reports latest incursion by Chinese ships around Senkakus

Two Chinese coast guard ships steamed through Japanese waters off the Senkaku Islands on Saturday, officials said, as the United States warned China over its increasing regional assertiveness. The Japan Coast Guard said the vessels entered the 12-nautical-mile band of territorial waters around one ...

Mar 9, 2014

ASDF scrambles jets to intercept three Chinese planes

The Air Self-Defense Force scrambled jets Sunday after three Chinese planes approached Japanese airspace, defense officials said. The ASDF response was prompted by a Chinese Y-8 surveillance plane and two H-6 bombers that were flying in international airspace over the East China Sea between ...