Japan Coast Guard

Japan arrests China boat captain amid island row

The Japan Coast Guard patrols waters near the Diaoyu Islands in February. Chinese government ships have routinely circled the disputed isles since September. Photo: EPA

Japan’s coastguard arrested the captain of a Chinese boat on suspicion of illegal fishing in its exclusive economic zone on Tuesday, officials said, amid a territorial row between the two countries.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Briefs, February 25, 2013

Japan said three Chinese surveillance ships entered its territorial waters off disputed East China Sea islands. The three ships entered the 12-nautical-mile territorial zone off Uotsuri, part of the island chain known as the Diaoyus in China and the Senkakus in Japan, shortly before 1pm, the Japan Coast Guard said.

25 Feb 2013 - 5:43am

China ships in disputed waters, says Japan coastguard

The Japan Coast Guard and a Chinese ship in the East China Sea on February 4. Photo: AFP

Chinese government ships were in waters around disputed East China Sea islands on Monday, Japan’s coastguard said, as a senior Japanese diplomat prepared for meetings in Beijing aimed at mending frayed ties.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Japan arrests Chinese fishing boat captain amid Diaoyu Island row

Japan arrests Chinese fishing boat captain amid Diaoyu Islands dispute. Photo: AP

The 100-tonne coral fishing boat with a crew of 13 was stopped by a coastguard patrol in waters some 45 kilometres northeast of Miyako island, in the Okinawan chain, the Japan Coast Guard said.

3 Feb 2013 - 10:43pm 3 comments

Coast Guard upgrade under Japan's economic stimulus

A Japan Coast Guard patrol ship (right) sails around a Chinese patrol ship near the disputed islands in the East China Sea. Photo: Reuters

The first tranche of economic stimulus measures unveiled by the Japanese government on Friday will include billions of yen for new ships and aircraft for the Japan Coast Guard.

28 Oct 2012 - 5:57am

Japan Coast Guard resources wearing thin due to Diaoyus dispute

The Japan Coast Guard is devoting so many resources to protecting the disputed Senkaku Islands that it could affect its other duties, including search and rescue operations for ships in distress.

7 Oct 2012 - 3:49am

JCG Holdings involved in deposit-taking, loan-granting, credit-crd issuing

JCG Holdings is involved in deposit-taking, loan-granting, credit-card issuing and other services.

Merrill Lynch said in June last year that despite having downgraded its earnings, the stock was trading at attractive valuations and offered the highest yields of any counter the brokerage covered. It rated the company a buy.

20 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Debt provisions take wind out of JCG, Winton sails

Deposit-taking JCG Holdings and its principal subsidiary Winton Holdings (Bermuda) saw poor results in the year to December 31, hit by provisions for bad and doubtful debts.

Attributable profit for JCG tumbled almost 39 per cent to $254.33 million whereas Winton plunged to a $154.12 million attributable loss from a $50.19 million profit in 1997.

25 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

JCG has control

JCG Holdings has announced that it has received valid acceptances for 213.28 million shares representing about 50.8 per cent of the voting rights of Winton Holdings (Bermuda) by December 16, the first closing date of the offer.

Together with the Winton shares JCG Holdings has agreed to acquire, it will hold about 85.2 per cent of the voting rights.

18 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

JCG faces earnings squeeze

JCG Holdings Recommendation: Reduce Brokerage: Morgan Grenfell Asia Facing stiffer competition on the consumer lending side, JCG will continue to focus on its expanding mortgage portfolio. Its total lending is expected to rise by 25 per cent this year - with mortgages up 60 per cent and consumer loan growth slipping to about 20 per cent.

6 Feb 1994 - 12:00am