Air defence zone

Obama’s Asia itinerary also includes one noticeable exception—a stop in China. Photo: AP<br />
Beijing recently declared a new air defence zone over parts of East China Sea, prompting heavy criticism and from Washington, Tokyo and others. Photo: AFP<br />

China praises ties with US

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China’s ADIZ over the disputed Senkaku/Daioyu islands is, clearly, designed to challenge the status quo rather than protect its sovereign territory. Photo: AFP<br />

China encroaches, this time in air

3 min read . 08 Dec 2013