Tag: Japan

  • China rattles Japan

    Keeping the tension simmering. China warship sails near Japan-controlled islands Japan has summoned the Chinese ambassador in Tokyo, after a Chinese frigate sailed near disputed islands in the East China […]

  • Japan plans bigger base

    Budgetary restraints mean no build just yet. The Expansion of the Japan Self-Defense Force Base in Djibouti Written by Michael Edward Walsh Last year, Japanese officials revealed that the Japanese Government would […]

  • Japan aids PH piracy fight

    Tokyo is aiming to deepen economic and security ties with Manila as it looks to contain China’s growing power. Japan to help Manila to stop pirates Japan will build four […]

  • Pirates pinch vessel

    Boat-shaped hole in water finally spotted. Pirates steal vessel donated to Nigeria by Japan Tola Adenubi – Lagos FINDINGS have revealed that a fishing and research vessel donated by the […]

  • ReCAAP, MPA piracy training

    ReCAAP, MPA and Japan join forces. Anti-piracy training for veteran maritime officers Zhaki Abdullah A new training programme for experienced maritime enforcement officers, aimed at helping combat piracy and armed […]

  • Japan, UNODC join fight

    Threat of Abu Sayyaf terrorists in region. Japan and UNODC Join Asian Piracy Battle By Noel Tarrazona The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is joining several countries in […]

  • Ifs and buts of Malabar joint exercise

    Ifs and buts of Malabar joint exercise The 21st edition of the Malabar exercises, Malabar-17, was conducted in the Bay of Bengal from July 10 to 17, 2017. The primary […]

  • Malabar 2017 wraps

    This year’s exercise, involving the U.S., Japan, and India, was the most complex yet. Malabar 2017: Trilateral Naval Exercise Concludes Amid India-China Standoff By Pragya Pandey The 21st edition of the Malabar […]

  • Malabar 2017 nears

    Exercise widened to include Japan’s MSDF. India, Japan and USA to hold naval exercise next week With China expanding its presence in the Indian Ocean region, the navies of India, […]

  • Japan’s balancing act

    Tokyo knows that any acceleration of its moves in the South China Sea will likely be reciprocated by Beijing’s tightening of the screws in the East China Sea. Japan’s Delicate […]