Video: In dispute over islands, Japan trades water-cannon fire with Taiwan and meets with China part of Taiwan hopes to resume fishery talks with Japan in November: official

Video Related To: Taiwan hopes to resume fishery talks with Japan in November: official

Source: Taiwan News
Tōkyō : Japan | almost 2 years ago
Taipei, Oct. 8 (CNA) Taiwan is hoping to resume its long-stalled fishery talks with Japan around November, despite their current territorial dispute over the Diaoyutai Islands,...
    • Clear
    • Share:
    • Share
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
     
  • Read full report
Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report

Also Attached To These News Reports
Video Source: www.youtube.com

In dispute over islands, Japan trades water-cannon fire with Taiwan and meets with China

BEIJING, China - Japanese and Taiwanese ships shot water cannon at each other Tuesday in the latest confrontation over tiny islands in the East China Sea, as Japan met with another rival, China, in an effort to tamp down tensions. About 40 Taiwanese fishing boats and 12 patrol boats entered waters near the islands on Tuesday morning, briefly triggering an exchange of water cannon fire with Japanese coast guard ships. Coast guard officials said the Taiwanese vessels had ignored warnings to get out of their territory, and the Taiwanese ships pulled back after being fired upon. It was Taiwan's first foray into the waters around the uninhabited islands, known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, since the Japanese government purchased some of them from private owners two weeks ago. China, Japan and Taiwan all claim the islands, but they are administered by Tokyo. The purchase has sparked sometimes violent protests in China and informal boycotts of Japanese products. Many Chinese have cancelled vacations to Japan over the dispute. Japanese airline JAL says it plans to cut six flights a day from Japan to Beijing and Shanghai from Oct. 10 to 27 after the cancelling of 15500 seat reservations. China has also dispatched government marine monitoring vessels to patrol around the islands. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Zhijun and Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Chikao Kawai, flanked by their aides, held a meeting on the dispute Tuesday at China's Foreign Ministry. While the <b>...</b>
Views : pending


Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.