LDP lawmakers aim to raise battleship Yamato wreckage

Jul 28, 2015

LDP lawmakers aim to raise battleship Yamato wreckage

A group of Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers is considering whether the government can launch a project to salvage wreckage from the World War II battleship Yamato from the bottom of the East China Sea. The lawmakers are also considering collecting the remains of the ...

Jul 6, 2015

Japan protests Chinese gas development in East China Sea

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Monday that Japan has been protesting China’s construction of new gas field development facilities in the East China Sea since June 2013. “We have repeatedly protested against China’s unilateral gas development and have urged China to stop it,” ...

Apr 1, 2015

China boasts first air force drills 'far offshore'

China’s air force has carried out its first military drill over the Western Pacific Ocean, state media said, highlighting Beijing’s growing military reach. Several aircraft from China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Monday flew over the ocean via the Bashi Channel, which runs between ...