Updated 2:12 PM EST, Wed, Jan 29, 2020

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China-Japan Diaoyu Island Dispute

Stealth Destroyer or Boondoggle?

Japan to Welcome Hi-tech US Stealth Warships Amid Tensions with China, North Korea

The US Navy will modify power facilities on a pier at Japan's Sasebo naval base to allow its Zumwalt-class stealth destroyers to berth there, according to reports.

East China Sea, Japan, China, US

Beijing Cautions Washington Over Position on Diaoyu Islands Following U.S. Commander's Remark

China has advised the United States to be cautious in its words and actions with regards to the disputed Diaoyu Islands. The Ministry of National Defense served the stern warning to Washington on Friday after learning about the recent comments of a top United States Navy official.

Joint Exercises

US, Japan Draw up Naval Plan to Re-take Disputed Islands in Case of Chinese invasion

The United States and Japan have drawn up a naval defense plan to wrest control over disputed islands in the East China Sea in the event of a Chinese invasion, a Japanese news agency has revealed.

China-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Summit

China-Japan-South Korea to Hold Trilateral Summit in Tokyo on Sunday After 3-Year Break Over Dispute

Premier Li Keqiang will meet with South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japan's Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Sunday for the sixth China-Japan-South Korea trilateral summit. The meeting, which will be held at the Yeongbingwan guest house in the South Korean president's office and resident known as the Blue House, is the first such gathering between representatives of the three nations since a dispute erupted between them in 2012.

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