Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned China against any attempt to land on the disputed Senkaku Islands, saying Japan would respond with force.
Japan took action in emergency situations a record high 306 times in fiscal year 2012 (through March) in response to Chinese intrusions, according to the Japan Times.
A rat may have caused the power outage that affected the Fukushima nuclear power plant this week, according to the Associated Press.
The United States is not supporting key regional allies and friends currently engaged in maritime and other disputes with China amid growing aggressiveness by Beijing, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said on Thursday.
A recent series of cyber attacks on Japanese Internet sites originated in China and were viewed as a possible prelude to military action, according to defense officials familiar with details of the attacks.
Cyber warfare is a key future battleground and strategic attacks can cripple nations, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said in Beijing on Wednesday.
China’s most powerful military leader, in an unusual public statement, last week ordered military forces to prepare for combat, as Chinese warships deployed to waters near disputed islands and anti-Japan protests throughout the country turned violent.
A top Obama campaign bundler living in Shanghai, China, is an international businessman with ties to the Cayman Islands.
A new research note by JPMorgan shows that since 1970, Japan, Finland, and Sweden suffered through a recession and a financial crisis at the same time, but all three recovered stronger than the United States.
The United States and Japan on Thursday finalized a controversial agreement to transfer 9,000 U.S. Marines off the island of Okinawa.
But U.S. interests in the Pacific will not go undefended.
The Obama administration plans to deploy 3,000 dogwood trees to Japan to mark the 100th anniversary of the Japanese cherry blossom sneak attack on Washington, D.C., the Washington Free Beacon has learned.