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North Korea boat collides with Japan sea patrol; 60 crew rescued

Oct 08, 2019 - 7:20 AM

The North Korean ship – believed to illegally fishing in Japanese waters – capsized after the collision, says Japanese the coast guard

This handout photograph received via Jiji Press and released from the Japan Coast Guard on October 7, 2019 shows a Japanese fisheries agency patrol boat at the site of its collision with a North Korean fishing boat in the Sea of Japan, northwest of Noto peninsula, Ishikawa prefecture. A North Korean boat collided with a Japanese fisheries agency patrol vessel in the Sea of Japan on October 7, sending around 20 North Koreans overboard, Japan's coastguard said. Handout / Japan Coast Guard via Jiji Press / AFP

PH, Japan coast guards conduct joint drills vs piracy

Nov 25, 2018 - 7:07 PM

The two coast guards stage the drills using 4 patrol ships at the Manila Bay

LOOK: Japan Coast Guard vessel joins maritime drill in Davao

Jun 02, 2017 - 7:09 PM

The exercise in the waters off Talicud Island Davao del Norte on Saturday June 3 aims to enhance the capacity of both PH and Japan coast guard personnel

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Jul 11, 2016 - 8:13 PM

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Japan says Chinese ships in disputed waters

Jun 06, 2014 - 11:46 AM

UPDATED A coast guard official says two Chinese ships have now entered the Japanese territorial waters

Balloon attempt to land on disputed islands fails

Jan 02, 2014 - 1:32 PM

A hot air balloon carrying a Chinese man lands on the water south of the islets claimed by China and Japan

Japan Coast Guard eases Iloilo oil spill cleanup

Dec 22, 2013 - 5:16 PM

Cleanup operations have sped up but workers appeal for additional protective gear – the overall suits last for only 3 days

Photo by Julie Ann Mae Silvederio

China ships sail through disputed waters amid tensions

Dec 08, 2013 - 11:10 AM

The vessels entered the 12 nautical mile territorial waters at about 9 am local time off one of the Senkaku islands which China also claims and calls the Diaoyus

Chinese ships in disputed Japan islands

Feb 24, 2013 - 4:49 PM

3 Chinese marine surveillance ships entered the 12 nautical mile territorial zone off Uotsuri one of the Senkaku islands

EAST CHINA SEA ISLANDS known as Diaoyu by Beijing and Senkaku by Tokyo. Photo courtesy of Japan Security Watch, New Pacific Institute

Chinese ships in disputed waters - Japan

Oct 25, 2012 - 7:51 AM

The Japanese coastguard says 3 Chinese government ships entered disputed territorial waters early Thursday