Tag: Senkaku Islands

2 Chinese Vessels Spotted Sailing Through Japan’s Territorial Waters

Two Chinese coast guard ships were spotted sailing through the Japan-controlled Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea over the weekend, according to local media, citing Japanese coast guard officials. Two Haijing ships entered the Senkaku Islands on June 18 and shadowed a Japanese fishing boat sailing in the area. The Chinese vessels only departed…


Japan Tells China It Opposes Unilateral Attempts to Alter Status Quo in East China Sea

Japan’s Defense Minister Kishi Nobuo spoke to his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe via video conference on Monday, conveying Japan’s opposition to unilateral attempts to change the status quo in the East China Sea by coercion. Kishi voiced concerns about the situation in the East China Sea, particularly the Senkaku Islands where China has been making…


Japan Holds High-Level Meeting to Discuss the Chinese Regime Threat Amid Joint Military Drill

As Japan, the United States, and France are conducting joint military exercises, Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) held a high-level meeting last Wednesday (May 12) to discuss how to tackle the threat of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).


Japan So Far Has No Response to Growing Chinese Threats to Japanese Islands

Comnmentary Chinese decision-makers and national security experts must be delighted about Japan’s failure to respond in any meaningful way to China’s decision to allow its Coast Guard to “fire upon vessels around the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea.”  Japan’s failure to come up with an answer to China’s Coast Guard ships now in Japan’s territorial…