Tag: Japan

  • China media cautiously optimistic over Japan ties

    Talks aimed to de-escalate potential incidents.  China media cautiously optimistic over Japan ties Papers are cautiously optimistic over better China-Japan ties after both countries held talks on maritime security. The […]

  • Japan to sell arms to UK?

    Abe pushes arms exports Japan Seeks to Sell Sub-hunting Jet to UK Japan is asking Britain to buy its P-1 submarine-hunting jet in a deal that could top $1 billion, a […]

  • Japan’s maritime security

    Poaching and illegal fishing causing major issues. Preserving Order in Japan’s EEZ: Toward a New Paradigm of Maritime Security The Japanese people were shocked by the incursion of some 200 […]

  • The undersea arms race

    Maritime spats ‘stirring undersea arms race’ Raul Dancel Territorial disputes in the East China Sea and South China Sea are fuelling a build-up in submarine fleets that can spark more […]

  • Seychelles, Japan in pirate transfer deal

    Anti-piracy fight gains momentum as Japan and Seychelles sign exchange agreement By: John Lablache and Wanjohi Kabukuru A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Japan and Seychelles covering the conditions of transfer of suspected […]

  • US, Japan, Australia boost cooperation

    Closer ties to boost maritime security. US, Japan, Australia Boost Maritime Cooperation The leaders of the three countries met on the sidelines of the 2014 G20 meeting in Brisbane, Australia. […]

  • Japan, ASEAN to boost antiterrorism

    Japan, ASEAN to boost joint antiterrorism efforts NAYPYITAW (Jiji Press) — Leaders of Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations agreed Wednesday to enhance their cooperation in the fight […]

  • Russia, Japan to hold naval drill

    Russia, Japan to Hold Joint Naval Drills Next Week Russia and Japan will hold joint naval exercises near Vladivostok, the newly-appointed head of Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force, Tomohisa Takei, said […]

  • New Training for Safer Seas

    Multi-national gathering to institute new training program.  New Training for Safer Seas: The Heads of Asian Coast Guard Agencies Meeting On September 30 and October 1, the Heads of Asian […]

  • MSDF/NATO drills planned

    Counter-piracy mission plans exercises. MSDF planning joint drill with NATO forces The head of Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force says he is trying to arrange the first joint exercise between MSDF […]