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CHINA COAST GUARD

A China Coast Guard vessel fires a water cannon at a Philippine supply boat during a mission to deliver provisions to the Second Thomas Shoal in disputed waters of the South China Sea on Sunday.
SOCCER
Dec 10, 2023
Philippines and China trade blame for collision in disputed waters
The maritime incident with China happened during a Philippine resupply mission to a tiny garrison on Second Thomas Shoal in the Spratly Islands.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 22, 2023
China slams rare U.S. Coast Guard ship's Taiwan Strait sailing after Blinken visit
The U.S. Coast Guard vessel's passage through the Taiwan Strait came just a day after U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken wrapped up a trip to Beijing to stabilize Sino-U.S. ties.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 21, 2021
Typhoon ends 157-day streak of Chinese vessels near Senkakus
The absence of China Coast Guard ships ended the longest streak since the islands were brought under state control in September 2012.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 29, 2021
China boosts power of maritime authorities, fanning tensions
The legislation will enable China's maritime safety agency, which belongs to the transportation ministry, to order foreign vessels to leave what the nation claims as its territorial waters.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Apr 26, 2021
China’s maritime policies need a considered response from Japan
Careful countermeasures must be considered as Beijing integrates its ocean organizations and steps up its territorial goals.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / Geoeconomic Briefing
Apr 8, 2021
How Japan should deal with China’s new coast guard law
Tokyo may need to bridge the gap between law enforcement and defense operations as Beijing looks to build a stronger maritime force.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 27, 2021
China could step up armaments and provocations near Senkakus, Defense Ministry report warns
An author of the report warned that moves by Chinese government vessels against Japanese fishing boats near the disputed islands will likely become even more blatant.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 22, 2021
Philippines says 220 Chinese boats have encroached in South China Sea
The Philippines coast guard reported that about 220 vessels, believed to be manned by Chinese maritime militia personnel, were seen moored at the Whitsun Reef.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Mar 14, 2021
China and U.S.-Japan alliance to take top billing as senior Biden officials visit Tokyo
Both nations are expected to use the meeting to set the agenda for the alliance, making abundantly clear the shifting U.S. and Japanese perceptions of China.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 7, 2021
China FM says coast guard law does not target specific nation
Foreign Minister Wang Yi says China and Japan have 'every reason to support each other' to successfully hold both the Tokyo and Beijing Olympics.
Japan Times
EDITORIALS
Mar 4, 2021
China’s new coast guard law appears designed to intimidate
The government of Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga must blunt the Chinese move while demonstrating its understanding of the risks involved.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Mar 4, 2021
Can Japan really shoot at vessels over the Senkaku Islands?
My American friend in San Francisco said he could not believe Japan could not shoot at invading foreign vessels. His comment hit the nail on the head.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 2, 2021
China urges Japan not to 'complicate' situation over disputed Senkakus
China's Defense Ministry has doubled-down on the issue, noting pointedly that it would work to normalize the patrols in the waters near the islets.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 22, 2021
Japan and U.S. coast guards hold rare joint drills near Ogasawara islets
The exercises came as the China Coast Guard continues to send ships near the Japanese-controlled Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Feb 20, 2021
U.S. concerned China's new coast guard law could escalate maritime disputes
Washington is 'concerned by language in the law that expressly ties the potential use of force, including armed force' by the China Coast Guard in East and South China sea.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 16, 2021
China sends ship with cannon-like weapon near Senkakus for first time under new law
The move comes after Beijing passed a law that allows its coast guard to fire on foreign ships in waters it claims.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Explainer
Feb 10, 2021
As China authorizes use of force by coast guard, Japan considers response
With Beijing beefing up its powers in contested areas such as the Senkaku Islands, questions have arisen over how Tokyo should handle coastal security incidents.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 7, 2021
Chinese vessels enter Senkaku territorial waters for second straight day
The incursions come after a new law took effect in China explicitly allowing its coast guard to use weapons against foreign ships that Beijing sees as illegally entering its waters.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 6, 2021
Chinese ships near Senkakus for first time since new law allowing use of arms
China's new coast guard law has stoked concern in Japan, with some in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party urging bolstered measures near the uninhabited islets.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 23, 2021
China bill allowing coast guard to use weapons puts Japan on notice
The legislation passed by Beijing could target Japanese vessels navigating around the disputed Senkaku Islands, which China also claims.

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