Taiwan, mainland China and Japan all claim the island chain. Photo: Kyodo Taiwan, mainland China and Japan all claim the island chain. Photo: Kyodo
Taiwan, mainland China and Japan all claim the island chain. Photo: Kyodo

Taiwanese council wades into territorial row with Japan over island chain

  • Yilan council votes to pre-empt Japan’s Ishigaki city by renaming chain the Touchen Diaoyutai islands
  • Japan, which calls them the Senkakus, and mainland China, which calls them the Diaoyu Islands, also claim uninhabited archipelago

Topic |   Taiwan
Taiwan, mainland China and Japan all claim the island chain. Photo: Kyodo Taiwan, mainland China and Japan all claim the island chain. Photo: Kyodo
Taiwan, mainland China and Japan all claim the island chain. Photo: Kyodo
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