South China Sea

  • Japan sends fighters up after China plane flies over disputed islands December 13, 2012

    Chinese planes have allegedly entered disputed airspace over disputed islands in the East China Sea. Reports suggest that Japan scrambled eight F-15 jets in retaliation. It is unclear what aircraft China used. China's Foreign Ministry has said Japan should stop entering the disputed territory. China and Japan both claim ownership over...
  • We welcome China-ASEAN talks: AK Antony on South China Sea June 2, 2012

    Defence Minister AK Antony has called for a need to revive the concept of open seas. ...