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Japan Arrests Captain of Chinese Fishing Boat

Japan’s coastguard says it has arrested the captain of a Chinese fishing boat on suspicion of fishing in the country’s exclusive economic zone.

It says the coral fishing boat with a crew of 13 was stopped by a coastguard patrol in waters some 46 kilometres northeast of Miyako island in the Okinawan chain.

The boat’s captain was arrested for allegedly fishing in the exclusive maritime zone without permission from Japan.

Read the rest of the story: Japan detains China fishing boat amid island row .

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