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East China Sea: Japan Rescues Chinese Fishermen Near Disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
August 12, 2016
East China Sea: Japan Rescues Chinese Fishermen Near Disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
Japan saves 6 Chinese fishermen from their sinking vessel after a collision with a Greek cargo ship.
East China Sea: Japan Rescues Chinese Fishermen Near Disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
Japan Coast Guard Vessel Visits Vietnam Port
July 27, 2016
Japan Coast Guard Vessel Visits Vietnam Port
Visit is first since the two sides signed a coast guard pact last year.
Japan Coast Guard Vessel Visits Vietnam Port
Japan Coast Guard Gets New Helicopter
March 17, 2016
Japan Coast Guard Gets New Helicopter
Airbus Helicopters signed a contract with the Japan Coast Guard this week.
Japan Coast Guard Gets New Helicopter
Japan's MSDF Will Help Guard Disputed Islands From Chinese Warships
January 14, 2016
Japan's MSDF Will Help Guard Disputed Islands From Chinese Warships
Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force will now respond when Chinese vessels enter the Senkakus' territorial waters.
Japan's MSDF Will Help Guard Disputed Islands From Chinese Warships
Japan: China Sent Armed Coast Guard Vessel Near Disputed Islands
December 24, 2015
Japan: China Sent Armed Coast Guard Vessel Near Disputed Islands
For the first time, China sent an armed vessel into disputed waters near the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Japan: China Sent Armed Coast Guard Vessel Near Disputed Islands
The Japan-Vietnam Maritime Security Relationship
October 07, 2015
The Japan-Vietnam Maritime Security Relationship
Can growing ties help Vietnam deal with its South China Sea disputes?
The Japan-Vietnam Maritime Security Relationship
Meet Japan's New Maritime Surveillance Plane
April 23, 2015
Meet Japan's New Maritime Surveillance Plane
As tensions in East Asia are on the rise, Japan's Coast Guard is steadily increasing its capabilities.
Meet Japan's New Maritime Surveillance Plane
Japan and Indonesia: A New Maritime Forum?
March 24, 2015
Japan and Indonesia: A New Maritime Forum?
The two countries are looking to establish a new high-level bilateral maritime forum.
Japan and Indonesia: A New Maritime Forum?
The Chinese Poachers: A Good Source of Red Coral – and Information
November 13, 2014
The Chinese Poachers: A Good Source of Red Coral – and Information
Is there more to the Chinese red coral poachers in Japan’s EEZ waters than meets the eye?
The Chinese Poachers: A Good Source of Red Coral – and Information
Japanese Military Set for Big Budget Gains As Economy Shifts to Neutral
August 29, 2014
Japanese Military Set for Big Budget Gains As Economy Shifts to Neutral
Abe’s careful balance of economic growth with military normalization may be falling out of sync.
Japanese Military Set for Big Budget Gains As Economy Shifts to Neutral
Japan and South Korea Leave Money on the Table
June 20, 2014
Japan and South Korea Leave Money on the Table
Their history of territorial and wartime disputes continues to prevent wider cooperation on shared goals in the region.
Japan and South Korea Leave Money on the Table
Japan’s New (Defensive) Attack Force
November 03, 2013
Japan’s New (Defensive) Attack Force
Japan’s rapid moves to develop an amphibious capability is sending a clear signal on a certain group of disputed islands.
Japan’s New (Defensive) Attack Force
China's Rare Earth Warning
June 20, 2012
China's Rare Earth Warning
China has warned of declining stocks of rare earth metals. The world may have to get used to less.
China's Rare Earth Warning
February 04, 2011
China, Japan Eye Maritime Talks
Will plans for maritime talks between top Chinese and Japanese officials help avoid spats over the Senkaku Islands?
China, Japan Eye Maritime Talks
Islands as Pressure Points
January 19, 2011
Islands as Pressure Points
A range of competing interests complicates island territorial disputes between Japan, China and South Korea.
Islands as Pressure Points
Why Japan-China Spat Hurts Both
September 13, 2010
Why Japan-China Spat Hurts Both
Failure to manage the row over a detained ship captain could mean both countries lose out over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Why Japan-China Spat Hurts Both
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