A Japanese surveillance plane flies over the disputed islands in the East China Sea, called the Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China. Photo: AP

Japan protests as China continues gas activity in contested waters

  • Drilling ship has been in East China Sea since September
  • Tokyo’s objection follows high-level talks in Beijing about planned visit to Japan by Chinese President Xi Jinping
Topic |   China-Japan relations

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A Japanese surveillance plane flies over the disputed islands in the East China Sea, called the Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China. Photo: AP
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