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China must build regional security pattern: Daily


September 20th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) China has the important task of building a "regional security pattern" in Asia as it lacks a safety mechanism, said a state-run Chinese daily Thursday.An article ... Read more...

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Be prepared for combat: Chinese general


September 14th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) A senior Chinese general has urged the army not to be slack and be prepared for any possible military combat. The remark comes amid rising tensions ... Read more...

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Chinese ships patrol disputed islands


September 14th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Two Chinese surveillance ships arrived Friday in the waters around the Diaoyu Islands and began patrolling and law enforcement duties, Xinhua reported. This is the first ... Read more...

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Japan’s new envoy to China faints on Tokyo street


September 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 13 (IANS) Japan's newly appointed Ambassador to China Shinichi Nishimiya fell unconscious Thursday morning on a street in Tokyo, police said, adding that the sudden fainting was caused ... Read more...

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Chinese daily warns of China, Japan `full confrontation’


September 13th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS) The conflict between China and Japan over the disputed Diaoyu islands "may grow into a full confrontation", said a state-run Chinese daily, adding that "Chinese patience ... Read more...

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China warns Japan over purchase of disputed islands


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China has again strongly criticized the purchase of three disputed islands in the East China Sea by Japan and threatened Tokyo with "serious consequences" caused ... Read more...

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Japan to buy disputed islands


September 5th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 5 (IANS) The Japanese government is in talks to buy the disputed Diaoyu Islands from a family that claims to own them, media reports said Wednesday.The central government ... Read more...

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Japan releases Chinese activists as territorial row simmers


August 17th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda Friday approved release of 14 Chinese activists, arrested by Japanese law enforcement officials for landing on the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the ... Read more...

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Four Russian warships set to leave for China


April 15th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four Russian warships from the Pacific Fleet, as well as support vessels, warplanes, helicopters and naval infantry, will leave the country's Vladivostok city Sunday for ... Read more...

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Eleven rescued after Hong Kong cargo ship sinks off Japan


April 6th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by BNO News
OSAKA, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- The Japanese Coast Guard on Thursday rescued eleven crew members of a Hong Kong cargo ship which went missing off the coast of southern Japan earlier this ... Read more...

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China to reinforce territorial claims


March 27th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) China may step up its exploration of the South China Sea to reinforce its territorial claims.Authorities announced that geographical surveys of the area were underway, People's ... Read more...

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China moves to stop Japan maritime survey


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) China's maritime authority said Friday it will boost surveillance in the East China Sea, and stop Japan's "illegal" survey activities.The remarks by an official with the ... Read more...

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China detains South Korean ship


February 12th, 2012 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) China has detained a South Korean cargo ship over a chemical spill in the Yangtze, the country's longest river and a major source of drinking water.The ... Read more...

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India flags maritime troubles with China at meet with Japan


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 3 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony has called for global cooperation in maintaining the freedom of navigation in international waters, an issue that has gained major ... Read more...

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Naval war games close to China beneficial: Antony


October 12th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) In observations that could raise the hackles of China, India Wednesday acknowledged the benefits of holding joint exercises with global and regional powers such as ... Read more...

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1.3 mn evacuated as Muifa brushes past China (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) More than 1.3 million people were evacuated as the tropical storm Muifa brushed past China's eastern coast, Xinhua reported Monday.Muifa, after crossing China, made a landfall ... Read more...

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Over 360,000 people evacuated in east China as storm nears (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) More than 360,000 people were evacuated in China's Shandong province Monday as a tropical storm continued to move along the country's eastern coast. More than 20,000 ... Read more...

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Over 100,000 evacuated in China as storm approaches


August 8th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) More than 100,000 people were evacuated in China's Shandong province Monday as tropical storm Muifa continued to move along the country's eastern coast. Over 20,000 fishing ... Read more...

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Shanghai closes major bridges as typhoon sweeps past


August 7th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 7 (IANS) Shanghai Sunday closed a second major sea bridge linking the urban area to an outlying island amid gusts powered by Typhoon Muifa that swept across the ... Read more...

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Thousands evacuated in China as Muifa threat looms large (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) Thousands of people have been evacuated and over 200 flights were cancelled Saturday as typhoon Muifa surged towards China's eastern seaboard packing a wind speed of ... Read more...

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Typhoon Muifa: China evacuates 206,000, issues red alert (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) Over 206,000 people in the coastal areas of east China have been evacuated as the region braces for Typhoon Muifa. The country issued a red alert, ... Read more...

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China safe from radiation leaking from reactors in Japan say officials


March 16th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): Officials in China have said that the country will not be affected by the wide dispersion of radiation from leaking reactors in Japan, in the next three ... Read more...

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Japan says Chinese military aircraft more aggressive since September


December 31st, 2010 - 10:24 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Dec. 31 (ANI): Chinese military aircraft have become more aggressive in confrontations with Japanese aircraft operating over the East China Sea, since a collision between a Chinese trawler and Japanese Coast ... Read more...

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Japan to release new military guidelines to focus more on China


December 13th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Dec 13 (ANI): Japan is expected to release new military guidelines to reduce its heavy armoured and artillery forces against Russia in favour of creating more mobile units that could respond ... Read more...

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Japan drops plans to make ‘aggressive’ China key part of its new foreign policy


November 18th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Nov 18 (ANI): Taken a back by China's aggressive behaviour during a recent territorial dispute over the Senkaku islands, Japan has reportedly dropped its earlier plans to develop ties with Beijing ... Read more...

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China rejects US’ offer to host trilateral talks with Japan over Diaoyu Islands


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 3 (ANI): Beijing has rejected America's offer to host trilateral talks with China and Japan over the Diaoyu Islands.According to China Daily, China reiterated its sovereignty over the islands and ... Read more...

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It’s desirable that China frees Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu: Japanese PM


October 15th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Oct 15 (ANI): Japan's prime minister Naoto Kan has said that it would be "desirable" for China to free Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, but stopped short of an explicit ... Read more...

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China sets free three Japanese who entered military zone


September 30th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) China Thursday released three of the four Japanese detained for intruding into Chinese military zone, authorities said.The three Japanese were released after "admitting to having violated Chinese law" ... Read more...

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Japan says will release Chinese vessel skipper


September 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Sept.24 (ANI): Japanese prosecutors have said they will release the captain of a Chinese fishing vessel involved in a collision near disputed islands.The incident had raised tensions with China, which had ... Read more...

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China accuses Japan of escalating island dispute


September 21st, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/Tokyo, Sep 21 (DPA) China Tuesday accused Japan of compounding "errors" over a ship collision near disputed islands and said relations between the two nations were worsening over the incident. "This incident ... Read more...

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China stages its biggest maritime rescue exercise


September 4th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ningbo (China), Sep 4 (Xinhua) China's maritime rescue services staged their biggest exercise so far in the East China Sea Friday by involving 35 ships, three aircraft and 1,000 personnel. The ... Read more...

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Strong Quake Hits Japan: No Casualties Reported


August 17th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
According to sources, an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 has reportedly hit near the islands of Southern Japan on Monday. The aforementioned report has been confirmed by the Japanese ... Read more...

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Sino-US navies try to resolve maritime discords


May 15th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): The Chinese and US navies have been searching for ways to "alleviate disagreements" over international law on maritime rights, a senior military source has said.The source admitted ... Read more...

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Sea level along Chinas coastal areas to rise 0.13 meters in next 30 years


January 28th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): A report by the Chinese State Oceanic Administration (SOA) has suggested that the sea level along Chinas coastal areas will rise 0.13 meters in the next ... Read more...

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Maritime patrol near Diaoyu Islands irreproachable: China


December 9th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 9 (DPA) China Tuesday rejected Japan's protests over its ships entering the waters near the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea, saying maritime patrolling in its territorial waters ... Read more...

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