A Chinese coastguard vessel sails near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. File photo: AP A Chinese coastguard vessel sails near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. File photo: AP
A Chinese coastguard vessel sails near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. File photo: AP
Japan

Chinese ships enter Japan waters near Senkaku Islands for first time since new coastguard law kicked in

  • The Chinese vessels pointed their bows toward the Japanese fishing boats, in a move apparently aimed at approaching them
  • The new law allows China’s coastguard to fire on foreign vessels in disputed waters

Topic |   Japan
A Chinese coastguard vessel sails near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. File photo: AP A Chinese coastguard vessel sails near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. File photo: AP
A Chinese coastguard vessel sails near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. File photo: AP
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