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 warship's passage from the South China Sea to the East China Sea via the Taiwan Strait is also a symbolic gesture to defy China's claim to exclusive ownership of all three bodies of water and ensure freedom of navigation in the region.
over the vicinity of the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan ...
Two key areas in the South China Sea that Tokyo is very concerned about are the Chinese activities at Panatag Shoal near Zambales as well as Bashi Channel towards East China Sea and the Pacific Ocean.
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.
Navy aircraft crew members and passengers after the aircraft crashed into the ocean just southeast of Okinawa, which is a Japanese prefecture comprising more than 150 islands in the East China Sea between Taiwan and Japan's mainland.
'We agreed to make the East China Sea a sea of peace, friendship and cooperation and agreed to communicate and cooperate,' he said.
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The new Self Defence Force base on the island of Yonaguni is at the western extreme of a string of Japanese islands in the East China Sea, 150 km (90 miles) south of the disputed islands known as the Senkaku islands in Japan and the Diaoyu in China.
Unocal East China Sea holds a 49% participating interest as the operator and China National Petroleum Corporation holds a 51% participating percent interest.
It has responded by stringing a line of anti-ship and anti-aircraft missile batteries along 200 islands in the East China Sea, stretching 870 miles from the country's mainland toward Taiwan, Reuters reported.

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