China Japan dispute - updates

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Japan protests as China ships sail near disputed isles

Aug 21, 2016 - 7:35 PM

Despite Japan s repeated strong protests the Chinese side has continued to take unilateral actions that raise tensions on the ground says Tokyo s foreign ministry

epa05233131 (FILE) A file picture dated 27 April 2005 shows an aerial view of Uotsuri Island, one of disputed Senkaku islands in the East China Sea, claimed by China, Taiwan and Japan. According to media reports on 28 March 2016 Japan is opening a new radar station near the disputed East China Sea islands in order to expand its surveillance in the East China Sea. EPA/HIROYA SHIMOJI

China protests Japanese textbook revisions on disputed islands

Mar 22, 2016 - 7:45 PM

No matter what measures Japan may take to promote or push its stance it will not change the basic fact that Diaoyu belongs to China says Beijing s foreign ministry

epa03970467 (FILE) A file picture dated 27 April 2005 shows an aerial view of Uotsuri Island, one of the disputed Senkaku islands in the East China Sea. China's air force is on 'high alert' and has sent patrols into its new air defence zone in the East China Sea, the Defence Ministry said 29 November 2013. The air defence identification zone (ADIZ) declared on 23 November covers the Japanese-controlled Senkaku islands, which lie near oil and gas reserves and are claimed by China as the Diaoyu and Taiwan as the Tiaoyutai. EPA/HIROYA SHIMOJI

China launches cyber claim to islands in Japan dispute

Dec 30, 2014 - 6:55 PM

China s new website features displays legal documents maps and a timeline dating back to 1403 the year Beijing claims the islands Mandarin name first appeared in writings

SENKAKU. A file picture dated 27 April 2005 shows an aerial view of Uotsuri Island, one of the disputed Senkaku islands in the East China Sea. Hiroya Shimoji/EPA

China's Xi highlights Japan militarist past in Seoul

Jul 04, 2014 - 2:21 PM

In an address at the Seoul National University Chinese President Xi Jinping recalls Japan s acts of aggression against his country and Korea in the first half of the 20th century

China mission to disputed islands 'successful'

Sep 17, 2012 - 10:06 AM

Following anti Japanese rallies across China the government says it will step up law enforcement in the islands disputed with Japan