East China Sea

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US bombers cross China’s claimed air defense zone

The airspace over some uninhabited islands that are controlled by Japan but claimed by China is the subject of heightened tension this morning between the US and China. Lisa and Phil spoke with AP’s National […]

11/27/2013

AP map shows South China Sea area of disputed claim.

US bombers fly over China air defense zone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. B-52 bombers flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea during a training mission Tuesday, defying new territorial claims laid out by Beijing over the weekend, according to several […]

11/26/2013

Senkaku Islands

US believes Japan on China radar incident

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says it believes its ally Japan’s allegation that China activated its weapons-guiding radar last month in an escalation of tensions between the two Asian powers in the East China Sea.

02/11/2013

Powerful typhoon lashes Okinawa

OKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon lashed the southern Japanese island of Okinawa and surrounding areas Sunday, injuring four people and cutting off power to about 57,000 households. Weather officials had warned that Typhoon Bolaven […]

08/26/2012

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