/ Mar 20, 2017

China warns U.S. over arms sales to Taiwan

China on Monday reiterated its firm opposition to U.S. arm sales to Taiwan, amid reports that Donald Trump’s administration is preparing a large shipment of advanced weaponry for the self-ruling island. “China firmly opposes U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, this is consistent and clear-cut,” ...

North Korean missiles loom over Sea of Japan fishermen

Mar 6, 2017

North Korean missiles loom over Sea of Japan fishermen

Fishermen and local officials on the Sea of Japan coast rushed Monday to gather information and confirm the safety of fishing boats after North Korea fired missiles into Japan’s exclusive economic zone 300 to 350 km west of Akita Prefecture. The fishermen’s union from ...

Feb 15, 2017

Japan to bolster missile defenses in face of North Korea threat

The government will accelerate work to strengthen the interception of missiles following the development by North Korea of ballistic missiles that can not be easily detected after launch, informed sources have said. Specifically, a Defense Ministry panel headed by state minister Kenji Wakamiya is ...