UK widens defence ties with Japan amid Chinese hegemony; British aircraft carrier to visit Japan

UK widens defence ties with Japan amid Chinese hegemony; British aircraft carrier to visit Japan

London/Tokyo/Beijing – The United Kingdom has announced increasing defence cooperation with Japan against the backdrop of China’s hegemonic actions. A high-level delegation, along with British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace, is on a visit to Japan. The United Kingdom announced that the British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth would visit Japan in September for a joint […]

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Stability in Taiwan sector essential for Japanese and international peace, claims Japanese defence ministry in its white paper

Stability in Taiwan sector essential for Japanese and international peace, claims Japanese defence ministry in its white paper

Tokyo: – Japanese defence ministry released a white paper on Tuesday. The Japanese government has delivered a jolt to China with a direct mention of Taiwanese security, for the first time, in this white paper. Japan underlined the importance of Taiwanese security, saying, ‘The Chinese movements posing a challenge to Taiwanese security are dangerous. Bringing […]

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China warns Japan over ‘democratic Taiwan’

China warns Japan over ‘democratic Taiwan’

Tokyo/Beijing – Japan is taking a stronger, comprehensive stand on the Taiwan issue. Last week, Japan’s defence minister said that Taiwan’s security was linked to Japan’s security. Now, Japan’s deputy defence minister referred to Taiwan as a ‘democratic country’ and has appealed to other democracies that it is necessary to pay heed to Taiwan’s security. […]

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Australia is a strategic partner of Japan, announces senior Japanese official

Australia is a strategic partner of Japan, announces senior Japanese official

Tokyo – A senior Japanese official announced, ‘Australia is a strategic partner of Japan, and the military cooperation will increase between the two countries, given the new initiatives.’ Japanese and Australian air forces signed the all-important interoperability agreement. On this occasion, the Japanese air force underlined the importance of cooperation with Australia. Cooperation between Japan […]

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Uneasy at military exercises in Japan, China warns: ‘US will lose to China at war’

Uneasy at military exercises in Japan, China warns: ‘US will lose to China at war’

Beijing: Chinese uneasiness has increased given the joint war exercises between the United States, Japan, Australia and France. The Chinese state-run mouthpiece, ‘The Global Times’, warned that ‘The United States is challenging China by holding the war exercises. But if the United States declares war against China in the coming times, the United States will […]

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Japan-Taiwan conduct joint patrols against Chinese destroyer

Japan-Taiwan conduct joint patrols against Chinese destroyer

Taipei: Japan and Taiwan have launched joint patrols against a Chinese destroyer sailing through the Miyako Strait and waters off Senkaku Islands. Japan and Taiwan did not comment on the joint patrols. However, the Taiwanese foreign minister announced the patrols against China would continue for the country’s security, for which Taiwan has collaborated with some […]

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