The contested Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Photo: Kyodo The contested Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Photo: Kyodo
The contested Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Photo: Kyodo

China names undersea canyons and knolls in East China Sea amid rising tension with Japan over islands

  • China’s Ministry of Natural Resources announced new names for 50 underwater features in contested archipelago
  • Japan recently renamed an area to include the name of the disputed islands, prompting China to warn of reprisal and Taiwan to urge restraint by Tokyo

Topic |   China-Japan relations
The contested Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Photo: Kyodo The contested Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Photo: Kyodo
The contested Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Photo: Kyodo
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