East China Sea


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East China Sea

An arm of the western Pacific Ocean bounded by China, South Korea, Taiwan, and the Ryukyu and Kyushu Islands.

East China Sea

n
(Placename) part of the N Pacific, between the E coast of China and the Ryukyu Islands

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n.
a part of the N Pacific, bounded by China, Japan, the Ryukyus, and Taiwan. 480,000 sq. mi. (1,243,200 sq. km).
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Noun1.East China Sea - part of the Pacific Ocean near eastern AsiaEast China Sea - part of the Pacific Ocean near eastern Asia
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The statement came after China announced on Saturday that it has set up a new air defense zone over the East China Sea, which includes disputed Senkaku islands, as an early-warning system for self-defense.
The East China Sea Peace Initiative is not designed for one single party or two but for three," the Taiwanese president said, stressing that, "A peaceful resolution to the dispute will only benefit us all.
The 6-day, live ammunition exercise starting on Wednesday in the East China Sea off China's coast was seen by some analysts as a "response to a (planned) joint exercise between the United States and Republic of Korea navies in the Yellow Sea," said the China Daily, the country's official English-language newspaper.
Jiang Yu, a Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman, said: "China and Japan, through consultations on an equal footing, reached principled consensus on the East China Sea issue.
Last year, the area of red tides totaled 23,630 square kilometers, mostly in the East China Sea, according to the agency's 2004 Summary of the State of the Environment, released Thursday.
The Japan Coast Guard announced Monday it will use divers and submersibles to begin a probe Wednesday of the unidentified ship, which sank in the East China Sea last December following a shoot-out with Japan Coast Guard patrol boats.
He was referring to the Senkaku Islands on the East China Sea, a part of Ishigaki City in Okinawa Prefecture.
Prosecutors suspect that he forged an export declaration document as heading for Hong Kong and once in the East China Sea made the switch.
Tanker was carrying around 1 million barrels of ultra-light crude from Iran to South Korea when it collided with the Hong Kong-registered CF Crystal freighter in the East China Sea on January 7.
The Sanchi was carrying 136,000 tons -- around 1 million barrels -- of oil from Iran to South Korea when it collided with the Hong Kong-registered CF Crystal freighter in the East China Sea on January 7.
We agreed to make the East China Sea a sea of peace, friendship and cooperation and agreed to communicate and cooperate,' he said.
trituberculatus in the northern East China Sea was synthetically affected by multiple factors.

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