June 07, 2019 6:12 pm
Russia's Pacific Fleet said that the USS Chancellorsville, a guided-missile cruiser, had come within just 50 metres (165 feet) of the Russian destroyer Admiral Vinogradov which had been forced to take emergency action to avoid a collision.
January 15, 2018 1:55 pm
"Operating a submerged submarine close to another country's territory goes against the norms of international rules," Minister of Defence Itsunori Onodera told reporters.
September 25, 2017 11:07 am
An online statement from China's State Oceanic Administration only said the four Chinese coast guard vessels were "patrolling in Chinese waters off the Diaoyu Islands."
June 09, 2016 12:04 pm
Relations between Japan and China deteriorated in 2012 when Tokyo "nationalised" some of the islands.
April 09, 2016 2:59 pm
Pengjia, considered the northernmost part of Taiwan's territory, is not contested and is home to about 40 residents, a weather station and coast guard facilities.
July 24, 2015 1:08 pm
Japan released photos of Chinese offshore platforms to protest what it calls China's unilateral development of natural gas fields in the East China Sea.
May 31, 2014 2:18 pm
China is also locked in territorial disputes, in the South China Sea, which Beijing claims almost entirely.
March 13, 2014 12:34 pm
"As long as they respect each other, there will be harmonious sound," Li said with reference to neighboring nations.
February 02, 2014 1:56 am
The US, Japan and South Korea did not recognise the ADIZ and flew their military planes through the zone monitored by China’s Air Force.
December 16, 2013 1:12 am
Over 1,300 people have been arrested across China for allegedly selling illegal drugs online.