Ben Blanchard. Sep 29, 2016. China armed forces warn Japan against South China sea patrols. Reuters. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-china-japan-idUSKCN11Z10D
Japan is "playing with fire" with plans to step up activity in the contested South China Sea through joint training patrols with the United States, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, warning it would not sit watching from the sidelines.