Tag: Japan

  • Japan offers coast guard ships to Philippines

    Japan has no claim in the South China Sea but it is in dispute with China over small islands in the East China Sea. Japan in talks to deliver two […]

  • Japan, China relations sour

    Tensions rising over islands. Japan says ties with China ‘deteriorating’ over disputed islands Japan’s foreign minister has warned that ties with China are “significantly deteriorating”, after Chinese vessels repeatedly entered […]

  • MSDF continues Somali patrols

    MSDF sign up for another year. Japan extends by one year MSDF anti-piracy mission off Somalia The Japanese government decided on Friday to extend the Maritime Self-Defense Force‚Äôs (MSDF) anti-piracy […]

  • China keeps an eye on things

    Hide and seek at sea. Chinese spy ship shadows Indian vessels during joint Indo-US-Japan wargames Two Indian warships and a US aircraft carrier were shadowed by a Chinese spy ship […]

  • China, Japan spat

    PLA Navy upsets neighbours. Japan protests to China over ship in disputed waters Japan has lodged a protest with the Chinese ambassador in Tokyo, after a Chinese ship sailed close […]

  • Banned ship docks in Japan

    Ryong Rim reportedly stayed in port for nine hours. Banned N Korea ship docks at Japan port: Report Despite facing a UN Security Council ban, a North Korean ship has […]

  • Malabar set for June

    Japan is set to conduct naval exercises with the US and India in June in the East China Sea. Japan to conduct naval drills with US, India The joint naval […]

  • MSDF head into S. China Sea

    The ostensible reason behind the move is training with Indonesian navy, but move likely to irritate China. For first time, Japan will send Ise destroyer into the South China Sea […]

  • S. Korea, Japan collaborate

    Closer collaboration between navies. S. Korea, Japan’s Navy chiefs to discuss military collaboration next week The naval chiefs of South Korea and Japan will hold talks next week on ways […]

  • Air patrols for Philippines

    President says leasing the TC-90 aircraft was part of government efforts to protect Philippine territory Philippines to lease Japan planes to patrol disputed waters Manila will lease five military planes […]