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#1 See also CHINA DAILY FORUM > JAPAN LDP SWEEPS TO POWER AMID DOMESTIC, ECONOMIC WOES.
* WORLD NEWS > NATIONALISTS TAKE POWER IN JAPAN AND FIRES WARNING SHOT TO CHINA.
RELATED SAME > JAPAN SAYS NO TALKS [vee China] ON SENKAKU ISLANDS | [The Australian] DISPUTED ISLANDS ARE JAPAN'S: NEW PM.
PM-elect Shinzo Abe tells China that China-claimed Senkakus belong to Japan, + that there will be no negotiations or talks wid Cina about Japan's sovereignty over same.
* SAME > [Examiner] CHINA PREPARES FOR POSSIBLE WAR WID JAPAN.
* SAME > [Newstrack India] KEVIN MAHER SAYS TOKYO SHOULD DISPLAY [Jpana's} DEFENSE POWERS TO BEIJING SHOWING ITS "READINESS" TO DEFEND TERRITORY.
* CHINESE MILITARY FORUM POSTER > IN FIFTEEN YEARS JAPAN IS DONE, as widin 10 years China's modernizing economy will be mostly internally or domestically driven; JAPAN-MADE PRODUCTS to be DUMPED = heavily discarded by consumerist mainland CHINESE AMAP despite Chinaworking to dev + empower a CHINA-KOREAS-JAPAN FREE TRADE ZONE???
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > [AsiaOne] JAPAN'S ECONOMY WOES [+ powerful pro-Business, China Trade Lobby, major Corporations] MAY TEMPER ABE'S ZEAL: ANALYSTS.
* SAME > YEN PLUNGES AFTER CONSERVATIVES WIN IN JAPAN ELECTION.
* SAME > [Japan Times = Roger Pulver] COUNTERPOINT: EVEN MORE THAN MELTDOWNS, THIS ELECTION IS ABOUT JAPAN'S WAR-RENOUNCING CONSTITUTION.
Renouncing the renouncement of War in favor of strong "offensive"-capable, "21st-century" oriented Nippon military???
Author any relation to ENSIGN PULVER???
* SAME > CHINA AND JAPAN POSTURING ON DISPUTED ISLANDS COMES AMID TURBULENCE IN ALMOST ALL ASIAN POWERS.
* SAME > DISPUTE OVER SMALL ISLANDS POSES BIG CONUNDRUM FOR US.
ARTIC = China has already taken de facto control of Scarborough Shoal [PHIL = Panatag] in the South China Sea, + now is frequently challenging Japan's control over the islands Japan calls the Senkakus.
* SAME > US CONCERNED BY CHINESE PLANE IN WHAT CHINA CALLS THE "NEW NORMAL", in the East China Sea vee Japan.
IIUC, China is to continually push the limits vee Japan's "actual control" of the Senkakus [China = Daoyus] - OKINAWA ARCHIPELAGO???
Until the day when China suddenly shockingly opens fire on Japanese, Philippine, + Vietnamese ships, aircraft, + personnel in the ECS + SCS, sinking, downing, killing + massacring everything and everyone to show its displeasure at the lack of State-specific, Regional respect for its claims + interests.
[ALAMO + "DE GUELLO"[No Quarter] BALLAD here].
* TOPIX, WORLD NEWS > NORTH KOREA ROCKET LAUNCH/SUCCESS TESTS REGIONAL STABILITY.
NE ASIA, + thus by extension the rest of East, South Asia???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-12-17 22:35||
#2 OOOOPPPSIES, forgot TOPIX > SPOTLIGHT ON JAPAN:RETURN TO "ABENOMICS", MORE MILITARISM,TOUGHER CHINA LINE,OUTLOOK FOR YEN + NIKKEI.
* SAME > JAPAN'S EAST CHINA SEA RESPONSE TO CHINA: A NEW BASE BEAR THE DISPUTE. Expanded Garrison, Capabilities on Yonaguni Island off Taiwan.
* SAME > CHINA REPORTS TO UN OUTER LIMITS OF CHINA SHELF IN EAST CHINA SEA.
RELATED SAME, WORLD NEWS > CHINA SUBMITS EAST CHINA SEA CLAIMS TO UN.
Why yes, China's UW "continental/sea shelf" does extend to the OKINAWA TROUGH.
* SAME > JAPAN'S NEXT PM: NO QUARTER FOR CHINA, REACH-OUT TO RUSSIA.
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > [Xinhua]CHINA TO JAPAN: DON'T TEST US.
RELATED TOPIX, WORLD NEWS > CHINA TELLS JAPAN [PM-elect Abe]: "DON'T PICK FIGHTS"; + ABE WARNED "NOT TO PICK FIGHTS", i.e. that Japan can't win???
Beijing would like to take this time/opportunity to "politely" remind Tokyo that China has Nuclear Weapons that can destroy all of Japan, its Cities + People, while Japan has nothing of the kind.
* SAME > CHINA REJECTS JAPAN PROTEST, agz China air incursion, arguing that the disputed Daoyus [Japan = Senkakus] is sovereign Chinese, not Japanese, territory ergo is sovereign Chinese, not Japanese, air space.
* CHINESE MILITARY FORUM > CHINA CALLS ON JAPAN TO HALT [any + all]ENTRIES INTO DISPUTED WATERS -YAHOO NEWS.
* SAME > [ZeeNews = India] CHINA-JAPAN ISLAND ROW COULD TURN INTO MILITARY CLASH.
* SAME > FORMER US OFFCIAL: DON'T MISTAKE [misconstrue = mis-interprete] SUPPORT IN SOUTH CHINA SEA, i.e. tha US support of ASEAN Nations allows the latter to behave overly aggressive or bellicose vee Rising China.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-12-17 23:04||