Latest East China Sea Stories

2008-09-16 12:00:21

Text of report by Hong Kong newspaper Ta Kung Pao website on 15 September [Article by Yi Hsiung: "Both Sides of Taiwan Strait Join Hands in Exploiting Diaoyu Islands' Resources"] A few days ago two major energy enterprises in the mainland and Taiwan decided to join hands in prospecting for and exploiting oil and gas resources in China's Diaoyu Islands waters.

2008-06-27 09:03:03

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) ["CNOOC Pledges To Share Investment, Risk With Japan on Joint Development of East China Sea"] BEIJING, June 26 (Xinhua) - China National Offshore Oil Corp.

2008-06-20 12:00:41

By Osamu Kawakami, The Yomiuri Shimbun Jun. 19--TOKYO -- Japan and China moved a huge step forward in resolving a five-year-old issue over gas exploration rights in the East China Sea by reaching an agreement to jointly develop some of the gas fields.

2008-06-19 06:00:15

Text of report by Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post website on 19 June [Report by Stephen Chen: "Anti-Japanese Protesters Assail Beijing's Gas Pact"] Fifteen Chinese protesters demonstrated in front of the Japanese embassy in Beijing yesterday, venting their fury over the sinking of a Taiwanese fishing boat by a Japanese coastguard ship.

2008-06-17 15:00:54

TOKYO _ Japan and China have agreed to include the Asunaro gas field in their joint development of gas fields in the East China Sea, it has been learned.

2006-08-17 01:00:00

BEIJING (Reuters) - China environmental officials said the East China Sea is dying from pollution and overfishing, a state newspaper reported on Thursday.

2006-05-24 04:50:10

TOKYO (Reuters) - Six countries including Japan, China, South Korea and the United States are to hold a series of joint maritime exercises, just weeks after Tokyo and Seoul were locked in a tense stand-off over some tiny disputed islands.

2006-04-17 21:28:20

TOKYO (Reuters) - China has told Japan it will revise its ban on ships entering an area of the East China Sea that straddles a disputed maritime border with Japan, Japan's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

2005-10-02 02:23:33

By Masayuki Kitano TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Trade Minister Shoichi Nakagawa criticized China on Sunday for sending warships near disputed gas fields in the East China Sea, after a media report said a Chinese ship had pointed a gun at a Japanese patrol plane.