The Chinese survey covers the main island and two nearby islets. Photo: Ministry of Natural Resources
The Chinese survey covers the main island and two nearby islets. Photo: Ministry of Natural Resources

China reasserts Diaoyus claim with island survey as tensions rise with Japan

  • Chinese ministry releases high-definition maps of the disputed chain, which is administered by Tokyo
  • Report comes just two months after Beijing expanded the authority of its coastguard to use force

Topic |   Diaoyu Islands
The Chinese survey covers the main island and two nearby islets. Photo: Ministry of Natural Resources
The Chinese survey covers the main island and two nearby islets. Photo: Ministry of Natural Resources
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