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EAST CHINA SEA

The Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea
JAPAN
Feb 4, 2024
China ships warn Japan SDF planes to leave airspace near Senkakus
The issuance of warnings may have been newly added to tasks of the China Coast Guard.
A Chinese coast guard ship and a vessel of the Japan Coast Guard sail in close proximity to each other, near the Senkaku Islands in 2013.
JAPAN
Dec 30, 2023
China plans to keep ships near Senkakus every day in 2024
The move comes despite Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reiterating "serious concerns" regarding the situation at a summit with the Chinese leader in mid-November.
The Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 10, 2023
China 'not fearful' of war over Senkakus, senior military officer says
A former vice president of the PLA's Academy of Military Sciences indicated the possibility that China will target the Senkakus if it invades Taiwan.
U.S. Kadena Air Base in Okinawa
JAPAN
Nov 12, 2023
U.S. spy drone unit leaves Kagoshima for move to Okinawa
The U.S. drones are set to be used to strengthen surveillance of Chinese military ships in the East China Sea.
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese meets with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / ANALYSIS
Nov 8, 2023
China and Australia agree to mend ties. But will this impact security?
As the two nations agree to put bygones behind them and boost communication, questions remain over how this will impact security tensions in the region.
A Philippine supply boat sails near a China Coast Guard ship during a resupply mission for Filipino troops stationed at a grounded warship in the South China Sea on Oct. 4.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Nov 4, 2023
U.S. and China hold talks on South China Sea and maritime issues
The U.S. said it had underscored its concerns about "dangerous and unlawful" Chinese actions in the contested South China Sea.
A Chinese fighter jet is seen during an intercept of a U.S. aircraft in the South China Sea, including by approaching a distance of just 12 meters before repeatedly flying above and below the U.S. aircraft and flashing its weapons.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Oct 18, 2023
U.S. sees 'sharp increase' in Chinese military's 'risky' behavior
The Pentagon said it has documented nearly 300 dangerous incidents that affected U.S., allied and partner aircraft since the fall of 2021.
Chinese fishing boats depart from a port in Zhejiang province on their way toward the East China Sea where the disputed Senkaku Islands are located. China uses swarming tactics around the islets involving multiple vessels in its effort to challenge Japan's control over the area.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Oct 17, 2023
Increased vigilance is needed to address unconventional warfare in the Indo-Pacific
Increased vigilance is needed to address security challenges posed by states that use unconventional methods to achieve their geopolitical objectives.
A Russian IL-38 information-gathering aircraft flies between the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea in a photo taken by the Air Self-Defense Force on Friday.
JAPAN
Aug 18, 2023
Japan scrambles jets amid Russian and Chinese naval patrol
Russian and Chinese navy ships have been jointly patrolling the Pacific Ocean and holding naval exercises in the East China Sea.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 17, 2023
Japan, U.S. and Philippine national security chiefs hold first meeting
The senior officials are looking to expand cooperation in the face of China"s military threats in the East and South China Seas.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 3, 2023
Japan defense chief calls for mix of deterrence and dialogue to head off conflict in Asia
Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada has called on the international community to ramp up efforts to prevent conflict and maintain peace and stability in the region.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 12, 2023
Japan dismisses speculation of China link to SDF chopper accident
The Defense Ministry has not found any links between China and the apparent crash on April 6 of the helicopter off Miyako Island, a ministry spokesman told a news conference.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 11, 2023
Japan urges peace in Taiwan Strait as Beijing simulates attack
The talks came as China was ending simulated strikes in reaction to a visit by Taiwan"s President Tsai Ing-wen to the United States.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 8, 2023
Body reported in waters near where GSDF chopper disappeared
The search for the missing personnel continued Saturday with its focus shifting to the seabed, with at least part of the helicopter thought to have sunk to the ocean floor.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 7, 2023
Search for crew from missing SDF helicopter continues as debris is recovered
The coast guard retrieved 10 pieces of debris, including a lifeboat, but there has been no sign so far of the 10 personnel who were were on board.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 7, 2023
SDF chopper goes missing near Okinawa with 10 members aboard
The UH-60JA chopper, carrying several Ground Self-Defense Force members, disappeared from radar at around 4:30 p.m., according to the GSDF.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 3, 2023
'Quad' ministers vow to address challenges in South and East China seas
The members of "the Quad" vowed to support the "peaceful settlement of disputes" in the Indo-Pacific region and oppose "any unilateral attempt to change the status quo."
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 18, 2023
China naval helicopter flies near ship in Japan's economic zone
Tokyo urged Beijing to prevent any similar occurrences in the future, after the chopper came roughly 150-200 meters from the vessel in waters northwest of Okinawa on Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 30, 2023
Chinese coast guard ships approach Japanese vessels near Senkakus
Japan Coast Guard patrol ships secured the safety of the 997-ton Shinsei Maru and warned the Chinese ships to leave the waters.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 10, 2023
U.S. Marines to set up unit in Okinawa for defense of remote Japanese islands
The rapid-reaction Marine Littoral Regiment will be established within a few years as part of a bid to deter China as it intensifies military activities in the East China Sea.

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