20 September 2018

Japan arrests Chinese coral boat captain, Kyodo says

A Chinese coral fishing boat captain was arrested by the Japanese coast guard Tuesday on suspicion of fishing in the country’s exclusive economic zone, Kyodo news agency reported. The captain allegedly operated without permission in waters about 42 kilometers east-northeast of Miyako Island in Okinawa. There were 12 Chinese fishermen on the boat, the report said.

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