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Correspondence school planned for Yonaguni.

Yonaguni Town and Cabinet Office are reportedly preparing for a plan to build a correspondence upper secondary school on the island. A demonstration experiment to conduct trial lessons is planned for this summer in cooperation with the Ryukyu University Department of Education. Based on the experiment, a summary of issues ...

- Japan Update - JP

China defends right to check plane as US urged to halt 'sniffer flights'.

CHINA denied US accusations that its jets conducted an “unprofessional” intercept of an American radiation-sniffing surveillance plane in the East China Sea and urged Washington to stop such activities. Last Wednesday, the two Chinese SU-30 jets approached a WC-135 Constant Phoenix aircraft — a modified ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

China rebuffs Japan claims over Diaoyu.

, May 21 : Japan has lodged a fresh diplomatic protest with China accusing the country of unilaterally escalating the situation in the region by flying a drone near the Senkakus islands in the East China Sea waters.China rebuffed Japan's claim that Beijing was escalating tensions over the Diaoyu island."Of course, we cannot ...

- Sify - IN

Top diplomats offer signs of Sino-US progress on handling North Korea.

China and the United States could be nearer to a consensus on handling North Korea, analysts say, with a commitment from the top diplomats of both countries to work closer together on international issues. The commitment was made on Saturday in a phone call between State Councillor Yang Jiechi and US Secretary of State Rex ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Beijing denies intercepting US plane over East China Sea.

China has denied US allegations that two Chinese fighter jets intercepted an American military plane.

- Zee News - IN

Beijing denies intercepting US plane over East China Sea.

China has denied US allegations that two Chinese fighter jets intercepted an American military plane earlier this week, saying that its aircrafts were acting 'in accordance with the law'.  

- GMA News - PH

US protests 'unprofessional' intercept by Chinese jets.

BEIJING " A pair of Chinese fighter jets conducted an "unprofessional" intercept of an American radiation-sniffing surveillance plane over the East China Sea, the U.S. Air Force said Friday, the latest in a series of such incidents...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

2 Chinese Fighters Conduct 'Unprofessional' Intercept of US Air Force WC-135.

Two Chinese Su-30s allegedly intercepted a U.S. WC-135 Constant Phoenix over the East China Sea.

- The Diplomat - US

China Pokes and Prods In East China Sea.

China delivered a one-two punch in the East China Sea this week, leading two provocative maneuvers that have triggered protests from U.S. and Japan.

- The American Interest - US

Two Chinese fighters buzz US spy plane over East China Sea.

May 19, 2017, 6:14 PM The incident, in which Chinese fighters buzzed a US WC-135 Constant Phoenix collecting airborne samples of nuclear explosions, occurred Friday over the East China Sea amid disagreement between Washington and Beijing on how to confront North Korea. Beijing, furthermore, is pressing for its full ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Beijing denies intercepting US plane over East China Sea .

BEIJING, May 20 — China has denied US allegations that two Chinese fighter jets intercepted an American military plane earlier this week, saying that its aircrafts were acting in accordance with the law'. Related remarks from the US...

- The Malay Mail - MY

US protests intercept by Chinese jets; China blames US

China denied U.S. accusations that its jets conducted an unprofessional intercept of an American radiation-sniffing surveillance plane in the East China Sea and urged Washington to stop such activities.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Chinese Fighter Jets Buzz U.S. Air Force Plane Over East China Sea

In an intercept that the U.S. Air Force described as "unprofessional," a pair of Chinese fighter jets reportedly came within 150 feet of the American plane over the East China Sea on Wednesday.

- NPR - US

US criticises Chinese military intercept of nuclear 'sniffer' jet

PLA fighter jets intercepted a US Air Force nuclear test sniffer aircraft in the East China Sea this week in a manner the US military called “unprofessional”. China rejected that view. The Defence Ministry said on Friday its aircraft acted safely and professionally after the intercept of a US aircraft flying in ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Chinese jets intercept U.S. radiation-sniffing plane, U.S. says

WASHINGTON - Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the U.S. military described as an "unprofessional" intercept of a U.S. aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international air space over the East China Sea.

- Reuters - US

Chinese military planes intercept US aircraft

Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted an American military plane over the East China Sea, media in the United States have reported, citing US officials.

- RTE - IE

Reuters Video: Chinese jets intercept US aircraft in East China Sea

Two Chinese aircraft carry out what the US military describes an 'unprofessional' intercept of an American plane meant to detect radiation while it flew in international airspace. Ryan Brooks reports. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

Chinese jets intercept US radiation-sniffing plane, US says

WASHINGTON, May 19 — Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the US military described as an unprofessional' intercept of a US aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea....

- The Malay Mail - MY

Chinese Jets Flew Dangerously Close During Intercept, U.S. Says

The Air Force filed a formal protest with China, saying that two fighters had flown in an 'unprofessional' way near an American military plane over the East China Sea.

- International NY Times - US

Chinese fighter jets intercept US military aircraft over East China Sea

Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Air Force aircraft flying over the East China Sea on Wednesday, according to reports. The U.S. military did not say whether the encounter was unsafe, but the crew of the aircraft reportedly called the interception unprofessional.' Reports said the U.S. WC...

- The Raw Story - US

Coping with Gray Zone Situations: Japan's Strategy and Challenges

Invitation Only Research Event 30 Jun 2017 - 12:00 to 13:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Céline Pajon, Research Fellow, Center for Asian Studies, Institut Français des Relations Internationals Chair: John Nilsson-Wright, Senior Research Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House Chatham House, London Asia ...

- Chatham House - UK

Chinese Fighter Jets Intercept US Plane

A pair of Chinese fighter jets conducted an "unprofessional" intercept of an American radiation-sniffing surveillance plane over the East China Sea, the US Air Force said Friday, the latest in a series of such incidents that have raised US concerns in an already tense region. On Wednesday, the two Chinese...

- Newser - US

In East China Sea, US, Japan Object to China Actions

A pair of Chinese fighter jets conducted an “unprofessional” intercept of an American radiation-sniffing surveillance plane over the East China Sea, the U.S. Air Force said Friday, the latest in a series of such incidents that have raised U.S. concerns in an already tense region.    On Wednesday, the two Chinese ...

- Voice of America - US

Chinese jets intercept US military plane over East China Sea

Two Chinese SU-30 fighter jets carried out what the US military described on Thursday as an “unprofessional” intercept of a US radiation detection aircraft while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea. “The issue is being addressed with China through appropriate diplomatic and ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Chinese jets intercept US radiation-sniffing plane, US says 

Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the US military described on Thursday as an "unprofessional" intercept of a US aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea.

- BDNews24 - BD

Chinese jets intercept US radiation-sniffing plane, US says

WASHINGTON -- Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the U.S. military described on Thursday as an 'unprofessional' intercept of a U.S. aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea.

- GMA News - PH

Japan scrambles jets over China drone flight near disputed islets

Japan scrambled fighter jets on Thursday after four Chinese coastguard vessels entered what Japan considers its territorial waters near disputed East China Sea islets and a drone-like object flew near one ship, Japan said.

- GMA News - PH

Chinese jet 'flies upside down' over US spy plane

Fighter jets carry out what US describes as 'unprofessional' intercept of radiation detection plane over East China Sea.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Japan scrambles jets over China drone flight near disputed Senkaku islands

JAPAN scrambled fighter jets on Thursday after four Chinese coastguard vessels entered what Japan considers its territorial waters near disputed East China Sea islets and a drone-like object flew near one ship, Japan said. The post Japan scrambles jets over China drone flight near disputed Senkaku islands appeared first on ...

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Chinese jets intercept US radiation-sniffing plane, US says

Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the US military described on Thursday as an "unprofessional" intercept of a US aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea. "The issue is being addressed with China through appropriate diplomatic and military ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Drone spotted with Chinese ships in Japan's territorial waters

Four Chinese government vessels — accompanied by what appeared to be an aerial drone — entered Japanese territorial waters near a contested island group Thursday, just weeks after the last intrusion in the East China Sea.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Chinese jets intercept U.S. radiation-sniffing plane, U.S. says

WASHINGTON - Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the U.S. military described as an "unprofessional" intercept of a U.S. aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea.

- Reuters - US

US Objects to Intercept by Chinese Jets

A pair of Chinese fighter jets conducted an “unprofessional” intercept of an American radiation-sniffing surveillance plane over the East China Sea, the U.S. Air Force said Friday, the latest in a series of such incidents that have raised U.S. concerns in an already tense region.    On Wednesday, the two Chinese ...

- Voice of America - US

Chinese military planes intercept US aircraft: reports

Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted an American military plane over the East China Sea, media in the United States reported today, citing US officials.NBC News reported that the US aircraft, a WC-135 Constant Phoenix, was conducting a routine mission in international airspace Wednesday when it was intercepted over the East ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

China Jet Fighters Intercept American Plane; U.S. Calls Incident 'Unprofessional'

A pair of Chinese jet fighters intercepted a U.S. military plane over the East China Sea this week, the U.S. military said, describing the encounter as “unprofessional.”

- Wall Street Journal - US

Chinese jets intercept US radiation-detection plane on routine flight over East China sea

The crew aboard the US Air Force WC-13 called the intercept by 2 Chinese Sukhoi jets an 'unprofessional' move.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Japan scrambles fighter jets as China flies unmanned aircraft near disputed East China Sea

The face-off is another sign that Japan is on high alert over China's growing military assertiveness farther into the Pacific.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

US protests 'unprofessional' intercept by Chinese jets

The U.S. Air Force says a pair of Chinese fighter jets conducted an "unprofessional" intercept of an Air Force radiation sniffing surveillance plane over the East China Sea.

- FOX News - US

Chinese jets intercept US aircraft over East China Sea, US says

One jet came within 150ft of the US plane and flew upside over it, officials tell US media.

- BBC - UK

Japan scrambles jets over China drone flight near disputed islets

Japan scrambled fighter jets on Thursday after four Chinese coastguard vessels entered what Japan considers its territorial waters near disputed East China Sea islets and a drone-like object flew nea...

- The Hindu - IN

US protests 'unprofessional' intercept by Chinese jets

A pair of Chinese fighter jets conducted an unprofessional' intercept of an American radiation-sniffing surveillance plane over the East China Sea, the U.S. Air Force said on Friday, the latest in a...

- The Hindu - IN

US: Chinese jets intercepted radiation-detecting plane over East China Sea

The U.S. said Thursday that two Chinese SU-30 jets conducted an “unprofessional” maneuver over international airspace above the East China Sea.

- FOX News - US

China jets intercept American plane in East China Sea: US

Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the US military described on Thursday as an "unprofessional" intercept of a US aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea.

- Times Of India - IN

Chinese jets intercept US aircraft over East China Sea, US says

Calling the incident "unprofessional", the US military says the plane was in international airspace.

- BBC - UK

PACOM: Chinese jets' intercept of US nuke-sniffer was 'unprofessional'

The intercept occurred Wednesday over the East China Sea, where the WC-135 Constant Phoenix was "conducting a routine mission," said Lt. Col. Lori Hodge, a Pacific Air Forces spokeswoman.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Chinese jets intercept U.S. radiation-sniffing plane, U.S. says

WASHINGTON - Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the U.S. military described on Thursday as an "unprofessional" intercept of a U.S. aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea.

- Reuters - US

Drone joins four Chinese ships in latest Senkaku intrusion

Four China Coast Guard vessels entered Japanese waters around the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Thursday morning, the Japan Coast Guard said, adding that what appeared to be a drone was seen flying above them. A high-ranking Foreign Ministry official lodged a protest with a senior diplomat at the Chinese Embassy ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Pacific Command chief visits Yonaguni radar outpost, reasserts freedom of navigation in South China Sea

The head of the U.S. Pacific Command has visited for the first time a key Ground Self-Defense Force listening post just 150 km south of the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Adm. Harry Harris was accompanied by Self-Defense Forces Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano on the visit Wednesday The post ...

- The Japan Times - JP

US Pacific commander visits Japanese East China Sea listening post

The head of the U.S. Pacific Command made his first visit on Wednesday to a Japanese radar station on the edge of the disputed East China Sea that Japan opened last year to the anger of its regional rival China.

- GMA News - PH

U.S. Pacific commander visits Japanese East China Sea listening post

WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Pacific Command made his first visit on Wednesday to a Japanese radar station on the edge of the disputed East China Sea that Japan opened last year to the anger of its regional rival China.

- Reuters - US

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