Oct 13, 2016

China brushes off Japan's protest over maritime gas exploration

China is brushing off a diplomatic protest by Japan over gas exploration in the East China Sea. “They are totally within the scope of China’s sovereign rights and jurisdiction,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a regular news briefing Thursday, referring to the ongoing ...

Jul 6, 2015

Japan protests Chinese gas development in East China Sea

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Monday that Japan has been protesting China’s construction of new gas field development facilities in the East China Sea since June 2013. “We have repeatedly protested against China’s unilateral gas development and have urged China to stop it,” ...

Mar 3, 2015

Taiwan, Japan to discuss fishing arrangements near Senkakus

A Taiwan-Japan joint fishery committee will meet in Tokyo this week to discuss fishing arrangements in waters off the Senkaku Islands. Administered by Japan, the isles are claimed by both China and Taiwan. Chou Shyue-yow, deputy director general of the ministry’s Department of East ...