Japanese coast guard ships sail next to Chinese marine surveillance ships bear one of the disputed Diaoyu islands. Japanese names have been given to 34 underwater features in the disputed waters. Photo: Reuters
Japanese coast guard ships sail next to Chinese marine surveillance ships bear one of the disputed Diaoyu islands. Japanese names have been given to 34 underwater features in the disputed waters. Photo: Reuters

Japanese names given to 34 undersea features in disputed waters, Chinese proposals snubbed

The Okinawa archipelago lies to the east of Taiwan, in Japan’s exclusive economic zone, which is a sore point of contention between Tokyo, Beijing and Seoul

Japanese coast guard ships sail next to Chinese marine surveillance ships bear one of the disputed Diaoyu islands. Japanese names have been given to 34 underwater features in the disputed waters. Photo: Reuters
Japanese coast guard ships sail next to Chinese marine surveillance ships bear one of the disputed Diaoyu islands. Japanese names have been given to 34 underwater features in the disputed waters. Photo: Reuters
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