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East China Sea row: Japan summons Chinese envoy amid ship 'incursions'

East China Sea row: Japan summons Chinese envoy amid ship 'incursions'

Japan summoned China's ambassador on Tuesday after the country's ships were spotted near disputed East China Sea islands for a fifth straight day.

Japan spots 230 Chinese fishing boats off disputed islets

Japan spots 230 Chinese fishing boats off disputed islets

Some 230 Chinese fishing vessels and six coast guard ships, including three apparently carrying weapons, sailed into waters close to disputed East China Sea islands on Saturday, Japan`s foreign ministry said.

China, Japan foreign ministers hold rare talks to reduce mistrust in ties

China, Japan foreign ministers hold rare talks to reduce mistrust in ties

The island dispute led to polarisation of sentiments in both the countries affecting their flourishing trade ties.

Japan opens radar station close to disputed isles, drawing angry China response

Japan has long been mired in a territorial dispute with China over the East China Sea islands.

Two Chinese ships enter Japanese waters

Two Chinese patrol ships on Saturday briefly entered Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku islands in the East China Sea, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) said.