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Japan ‘detains Chinese fishing boat’

Posted By yihan On December 31, 2012 @ 6:09 am In World News | Comments Disabled

BBC [1]
December 31, 2012

A Chinese fishing boat has been detained by Japan’s coast guard for allegedly fishing inside Japanese waters, Chinese officials say.

The boat was seized on Saturday near Japan’s Kagoshima Prefecture, China’s Xinhua news agency reported, citing the Chinese consulate in Fukuoka, Japan.

The captain had admitted entering Japanese waters, Xinhua said.

The incident comes months after anti-Japanese protests in Chinese cities over disputed islands near Taiwan.

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[1] BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20873208

[2] Japan: Chinese Ships Enter Territorial Waters: http://www.prisonplanet.com/japan-chinese-ships-enter-territorial-waters.html

[3] Now Taiwan Is Also Claiming The Senkaku Islands: 70 Fishing Boats Set Sail To Stake Claim: http://www.prisonplanet.com/now-taiwan-is-also-claiming-the-senkaku-islands-70-fishing-boats-set-sail-to-stake-claim.html

[4] Japan protests as Chinese ships enter disputed waters: http://www.prisonplanet.com/japan-protests-as-chinese-ships-enter-disputed-waters.html

[5] Chinese ships sail in waters of disputed islands: http://www.prisonplanet.com/chinese-ships-sail-in-waters-of-disputed-islands.html

[6] Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets To Head Off Chinese Planes: http://www.prisonplanet.com/japan-scrambles-fighter-jets-to-head-off-chinese-planes.html

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