National Feb 8, 2021

China justifies coast guard's entry into Japan's territorial waters

China on Monday justified the entry of its coast guard vessels into Japan's territorial waters near the Tokyo-controlled, Beijing-claimed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, saying they are the country's "inherent territory." Last Monday, China put into effect the controversial legislation that allows its ...

National Nov 21, 2020

Captain arrested after ship sinks off western Japan

A local office of the Japan Coast Guard said it has arrested the captain of a small vessel for negligence resulting in his ship hitting a reef and sinking in the Seto Inland Sea the previous day. Yosuke Tada, 45, has admitted to the charge. ...