National Feb 8, 2013

Abe informed of China radar lock incident six days after the fact

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday that he wasn't informed of a Chinese navy frigate's use of fire-control radar targeting a Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer in the East China Sea on Jan. 30 until Tuesday, admitting officials were tardy in alerting him. Abe told a ...

Panetta urges restraint by Beijing on territory rows

National Feb 7, 2013

Panetta urges restraint by Beijing on territory rows

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urges China to tone down its stance on its territorial disputes with neighboring countries, saying Beijing should cooperate with the United States, Japan and other nations to ensure peace and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region.