The Chinese trawler captain Zhan Qixiong arrived safely in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province early Saturday morning by a chartered plane after he was illegally detained by Japan.
2010-09-27 03:45:27 GMT Xinhua English
The Chinese trawler captain Zhan Qixiong (C) gestures after arriving at his home in Ganghu Village of Shenhu Township, Jinjiang City, southeast China's Fujian Province, Sept. 27, 2010. Zhan Qixiong arrived safely in Fuzhou, capital of Fujian Province, early Saturday after he was illegally detained by Japan.
2010-09-26 02:52:37 GMT SINA.com
TOKYO/BEIJING - Japan refused to apologize on Saturday for detaining a Chinese boat captain, showing no signs of softening in a dispute between the two economic powers after Japan gave ground and released him.
2010-09-25 03:51:58 GMT Xinhua English
NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said here Friday that Japan and China need to handle matters calmly so as to further develop bilateral ties.
2010-09-21 10:24:56 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Japan's latest decision to prolong the illegal detention of a Chinese trawler captain has kept the dispute over Diaoyu Islands under spotlight, as such defiance against facts and international norms continued to draw strong protests from the Chinese government and people.
2010-09-14 05:56:29 GMT China Daily
About 10 days ago, the Japanese government detained a Chinese fishing boat, and arrested the Chinese fishermen, and decided to put them on trial for violating Japanese maritime territory.
2010-03-18 05:43:24 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, March 18 (Xinhua) -- China has indisputable sovereign rights over the Diaoyu Islands and adjacent islets, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Qin Gang said here Thursday.
2009-04-17 12:19:50 GMT Xinhua English
TAIPEI, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Two people are missing after a Taiwanese fishing boat sank early Friday morning after a seemingly collision with a cargo ship off the seas of the Diaoyu Islands, local media reported.
2009-02-26 12:29:15 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- China on Thursday voiced strong dissatisfaction and lodged stern representation to Japan over Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso's remarks that the Diaoyu Islandsare part of Japanese territory.
2010-09-09 07:31:04 GMT SINA.com
Japan has arrested the captain of a Chinese fishing boat that collided with two Japanese coastguard vessels near disputed islets in the East China Sea, prompting anger in Beijing and reigniting territorial tensions.
2010-09-08 03:40:23 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- China Tuesday expressed grave concern over collisions between two Japanese patrol boats and a Chinese fishing boat in waters off the Diaoyu islands.
2008-07-17 11:29:08 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, July 17 (Xinhua) -- The Diaoyu Islands and adjacent islets belong to the Chinese territory since ancient times, reiterated Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao here Tuesday.
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