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East China Sea Tensions: Beijing Demands Japanese Boats Stay Away From Disputed Islands

China and Japan continue to jostle over a small rocky chain of islands in the East China Sea. Claimed by both countries, they are known as the Senkaku...

They are located approximately halfway between Japan’s Okinawa and the Chinese eastern coast. Taipei, in northern Taiwan, is the closest city to the islets.

  • James Patterson
  • IBT

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