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February 21st, 2012
Mapping Row Flares as Japan Told to Stop

Japanese coastguards were ordered by a Chinese ship to stop a marine survey in disputed waters at the weekend, officials said yesterday, the latest territorial row between the Asian giants. The Japanese ship was conducting a two-day survey about 170 kilometers north of Kumejima, part of Japan’s southernmost Okinawa prefecture, when Chinese authorities demanded they stop, the coastguard said. Beijing and Tokyo claim exclusive excavation rights over the Shirakaba or Chunxiao gas field, which lies in a disputed area in the East China Sea where economic zones overlap. Read More