Japan’s coastguard has ordered over 100 Chinese fishing boats out of Japanese waters so far this year. Photo: Japan Coast Guard Japan’s coastguard has ordered over 100 Chinese fishing boats out of Japanese waters so far this year. Photo: Japan Coast Guard
Japan’s coastguard has ordered over 100 Chinese fishing boats out of Japanese waters so far this year. Photo: Japan Coast Guard

Japanese fishing boats told to look elsewhere for catch as Chinese ships take over traditional grounds

  • Government says thousands of Chinese vessels refuse to leave area rich in flying squid and crabs
  • Japanese fishermen advised to leave to avoid clashes as some warn that Beijing may be testing Tokyo’s territorial resolve

Topic |   Diplomacy
Japan’s coastguard has ordered over 100 Chinese fishing boats out of Japanese waters so far this year. Photo: Japan Coast Guard Japan’s coastguard has ordered over 100 Chinese fishing boats out of Japanese waters so far this year. Photo: Japan Coast Guard
Japan’s coastguard has ordered over 100 Chinese fishing boats out of Japanese waters so far this year. Photo: Japan Coast Guard
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