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China-Japan tensions rise over disputed East China Sea isles

Hundreds of Chinese fishing boats, 14 coastguard vessels spotted in the area


CHINA is stepping up pressure on Japan over disputed islands with hundreds of fishing boats and more than a dozen coastguard vessels spotted in the area, encroaching at times on what Japan sees as its territorial waters.

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