A Chinese marine surveillance ship (centre) cruises next to Japan Coast Guard patrol ships in the East China Sea. Photo: Reuters A Chinese marine surveillance ship (centre) cruises next to Japan Coast Guard patrol ships in the East China Sea. Photo: Reuters
A Chinese marine surveillance ship (centre) cruises next to Japan Coast Guard patrol ships in the East China Sea. Photo: Reuters

Beijing needs to demonstrate its peaceful intent in regional waters

Trefor Moss calls on China to lead by taking a less aggressive stance over territorial disputes

A Chinese marine surveillance ship (centre) cruises next to Japan Coast Guard patrol ships in the East China Sea. Photo: Reuters A Chinese marine surveillance ship (centre) cruises next to Japan Coast Guard patrol ships in the East China Sea. Photo: Reuters
A Chinese marine surveillance ship (centre) cruises next to Japan Coast Guard patrol ships in the East China Sea. Photo: Reuters
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