A Chinese coastguard vessel on patrol. Photo: Weibo A Chinese coastguard vessel on patrol. Photo: Weibo
A Chinese coastguard vessel on patrol. Photo: Weibo
Japan

Chinese, Japanese chase each other near disputed Diaoyu Islands as tensions rise in East China Sea

  • Chinese coastguard ships warned after they approach Japanese fishing boat, with one analyst saying ‘serious escalation of the situation’ could now occur
  • It was the ninth sighting of Chinese ships close to the Senkakus this year, but some see the incidents as Beijing’s way of drawing a reaction from Washington

Topic |   Japan
A Chinese coastguard vessel on patrol. Photo: Weibo A Chinese coastguard vessel on patrol. Photo: Weibo
A Chinese coastguard vessel on patrol. Photo: Weibo
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