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China aircraft 'intrudes into Japan airspace'
Japan scrambles fighter jets to counter first ever 'intrusion of airspace', but China terms flight 'completely normal'.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2012 20:21 GMT
Who will save Japan?
We look at the political struggles of an economic giant facing an uncertain future as elections draw near.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2012 12:12 GMT
Will Japan's government disappear?
A Supreme Court ruling in Japan could shake up the political landscape of the country.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 07:00 GMT
Taiwan sails into East China sea dispute
While Japan and China are the main players in the fight over resource-rich islands, Taiwan has emerged to plant a flag.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2012 17:27 GMT
East Asia's patriots and populists
Japan and S Korea should establish a precedent that offers the best path to resolve the great sovereignty questions.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2012 10:04 GMT
Ex-PM wins Japan opposition party vote
Shinzo Abe, who served as premier for a year from September 2006, easily beats rival in run-off for LDP chief's post.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2012 12:35 GMT
Japan's PM re-elected ruling party leader
Yoshihiko Noda beat three other contenders, winning more than 60 per cent of points available in vote by party members.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2012 10:25 GMT
Japanese activists arrive at disputed islands
Twenty boats made the journey despite China anger, days after Japan deported pro-China activists from the archipelago.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2012 00:43 GMT
China demands Japan stop disputed island trip
Beijing tells Tokyo to stop "harming" its territorial sovereignty in dispute over archipelago in East China Sea.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 10:02 GMT
Dozens of MPs quit Japan party over tax rise
More than 50 members of ruling Democratic Party resign in protest over government's controversial sales tax increase.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2012 07:51 GMT
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