SEOUL - South Korea was scheduled to make an announcement on Sunday amid anticipation that it will expand its air defence zone south into a zone newly declared by China that has spurred regional tensions.
BEIJING - China's parliament has declared that Japan has no right to criticise the establishment of a Chinese air defence zone which it said was in accordance with international law, state media reported on Saturday.
BEIJING - Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop downplayed tensions over China's controversial air defence zone, which has also rankled the United States, Japan and South Korea, after meeting her Chinese counterpart on Saturday.
RUGAO, China/SINGAPORE - Deserted flats and boarded-up shops in the Yangtze river town of Changqingcun serve as a blunt reminder of the area's reliance on China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group, the country's biggest private shipbuilder.
KIEV - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich is stopping off in Russia to have talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on his way back home from an official visit to China, Ukraine's UNIAN news agency said on Friday.
BEIJING - China's Foreign Ministry criticised Japan's lower house of parliament on Friday for passing a resolution demanding that Beijing scrap its air defence zone over the East China Sea, saying Japan had no right to "talk nonsense".
BEIJING - A ban on the construction of new government buildings in China is not being enforced effectively, the government said on Friday, ordering a new crackdown to ensure promises are kept to rein in extravagance and pervasive corruption.
TOKYO - Japan and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations are set to call for freedom of airspace over the high seas in a communiqué at next week's Tokyo summit, a move directed at China's aviation defence zone, Kyodo news agency said.
SEOUL - For 61-year old construction worker Chae Chang-geun, an ethnic Korean from China, Seoul is a place to make money but not a place to call home.
WASHINGTON - The White House said on Thursday that China's new air defence zone over the East China Sea was "unacceptable" and urged Beijing not to implement it, but stopped sort of calling for it to rescind its declaration.
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