JAPAN scrambled fighter jets to head off a Chinese government plane flying towards disputed islands in the East China Sea, Tokyo’s defence ministry said.
It is the first such incident to be announced by the ministry since China created its new air defence identification zone (ADIZ) in November last year, which has stoked tensions in the region. Continue reading
Tokyo: Three Chinese government ships entered the waters of disputed Tokyo-controlled islands on Monday, Japan’s coastguard said, as a long-running row shows no sign of fading. Continue reading