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JAPAN COAST GUARD

Japan Times
JAPAN / ANALYSIS
Jul 27, 2020
China's 100-day push near Senkaku Islands comes at unsettling time for Sino-Japanese ties
Japan is being forced to rethink how it will approach an increasingly belligerent China after years of work trying to mend ties with Beijing.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 20, 2020
Japan Coast Guard holds rescue drill in event of virus outbreak
The drill was conducted on the assumption that a man in his 70s developed symptoms such as fever and difficulty breathing.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 3, 2020
Japan lodges protest with China over ships near disputed islets
Two Chinese Coast Guard vessels entered Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands Thursday and appeared to be trying to approach a Japanese fishing boat.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 6, 2019
Chinese incursions near Japan-held islands top 1,000 to hit record, up 80% on last year
The forays by Chinese coast guard vessels and other government ships are on track for an 80 percent increase over last year, the Japan Coast Guard says.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 14, 2019
Japan to permit antidote injections by rescue workers in cases of bioterrorism
The health ministry said Thursday that antidote auto-injections by non-medical professionals, such as rescue workers, will be permitted should toxic agents be dispersed in a terrorist attack.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 20, 2019
North Korean ships suspected of smuggling made repeated port calls in Japan, data show
Vessels involved in North Korea's export of coal, which is banned under U.N. resolutions, have made repeated port calls in Japan, possibly as a way of evading the embargo, data obtained by Kyodo News showed Sunday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 2, 2019
North Korea fires ballistic missile built to be launched from submarine into Japan's EEZ
North Korea tested a suspected sub-launched ballistic missile in a technological advancement, if successful, could make it significantly more difficult to destroy its nuclear arsenal.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 13, 2019
Suspected North Korean vessel threatened to fire at Japan Coast Guard
Someone on the high-speed boat used a rifle to threaten a Japan Coast Guard boat that was patrolling an area of the Sea of Japan rich in squid.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 26, 2019
China Coast Guard vessels spotted in Japanese waters off Aomori for first time in two years
Two China Coast Guard ships briefly entered Japanese waters Friday off Aomori Prefecture, the first Chinese government ships spotted in this area since July 2017, the Japan Coast Guard said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 4, 2019
Coast guard personnel from Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines take part in oil spill drill
The coast guards of Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines took part in a mock oil spill exercise in southern Philippine waters on Wednesday.
JAPAN
Jun 3, 2019
Woman of unknown nationality rescued from sailboat drifting in sea off Hokkaido
A woman has been rescued from a drifting sailboat in waters off Hokkaido, but the local coast guard said Monday it has not been possible to clearly understand her situation due to communication difficulties.
JAPAN
Nov 11, 2018
In training program, Japan, U.S. to help Pacific island nations counter illegal fishing
Japan and the United States plan to jointly offer training to maritime authorities of Pacific island nations to help them better crack down on illegal fishing within their exclusive economic zones, a Japanese government source said Saturday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 7, 2018
Tokyo tightening waterfront security ahead of Olympics
Tokyo police will beef up security in waterfront areas to guard against terrorist attacks from the sea during the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
JAPAN
Jul 22, 2018
Japan Coast Guard to deploy new, 1,500-ton patrol boats to Sea of Japan to guard atomic plants
The Japan Coast Guard will deploy two large patrol vessels to the Sea of Japan to defend nuclear power plants against terrorism, sources say.
JAPAN
Jul 19, 2018
In crackdown on illegal foreign fishing boats, Japan Coast Guard to station patrol ships in Ogasawara Islands
The Japan Coast Guard is planning to deploy patrol ships to the Ogasawara Islands, about 1,000 km south of Tokyo, with the aim of strengthening its capabilities of cracking down on illegal foreign fishing boats, a government official said Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 30, 2018
As squid season peaks, Japanese fishermen fear confrontation with North Korean boats
Fishing crews are growing more concerned about the shadowy North Korean boats because they are getting close enough to see their crews' faces.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 20, 2018
Fishing boat sinks in storm off Miyagi; crew of 18 rescued
All 18 crew members aboard a 32-meter fishing boat that started sinking Wednesday in stormy weather about 850 km east of Miyagi Prefecture were rescued by nearby vessels, according to the Japan Coast Guard.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 1, 2018
Japan Coast Guard reinforces Sea of Japan fleet to ward off North Korean poachers
The Japan Coast Guard has beefed up its patrol fleet near the Yamato Bank in the Sea of Japan to counter increasing numbers of North Korean fishing boats in Japan's exclusive economic zone, it announced Friday.
JAPAN
Feb 22, 2018
Oil that reached Japan's shores was from sunken Iranian tanker Sanchi, coast guard says
Oil that reached islands in the Amami chain earlier this month is highly likely to have come from the sunken Iranian tanker Sanchi, the Japan Coast Guard said on Thursday.
JAPAN
Jan 16, 2018
Japan Coast Guard seeks to boost response time with new bases for large patrol ships
The Japan Coast Guard is planning to build bases for seven new large patrol ships in a bid to improve response time to incidents — including the frequent intrusions by Chinese vessels into Japanese waters around the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, according to a source.

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