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East China Sea


US and Russia blame each other for near collision in East China Sea

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.

Japan's defence chief criticises China over submarine near disputed islands

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.

Chinese ships sail near disputed islands with Japan

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."

Japan protests as Chinese navy sails near disputed East China Sea islands

June 09, 2016 12:04 pm

Relations between Japan and China deteriorated in 2012 when Tokyo "nationalised" some of the islands.

Taiwan president visits East China Sea island in show of sovereignty

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.

China flares up East China Sea dispute with Japan, says has every right to drill for oil, gas

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.

Japan says Chinese ships entered disputed waters

May 31, 2014 2:18 pm

China is also locked in territorial disputes, in the South China Sea, which Beijing claims almost entirely.

China has 'unshakable will' to protect sovereignty: Premier Li

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.

China ‘expels’ foreign military planes from airspace

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.

Briefly World: China slams Abe’s air zone remarks

December 16, 2013 1:12 am

Over 1,300 people have been arrested across China for allegedly selling illegal drugs online.