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Japan searches for 8 Chinese missing off disputed islands

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By MARI YAMAGUCHI

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The Chinese focus on Yasukuni and send threat to Abe and his cabinet . In the meantime,the Japanese coast guards had to intervene because none of those Chinese fishermen lifted a finger to help their fellow countrymen who were drowning. What kind of priority it that?

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Maybe those Chinesese Coast Guard ships are ghost ships and could not help their own.

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Very good to rescue them! Good Karma!

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In the meantime,the Japanese coast guards had to intervene because none of those Chinese fishermen lifted a finger to help their fellow countrymen who were drowning. What kind of priority it that?

Where exactly does it say that, Hachidori or are you just trying to make a political statement loosely connected to an incident where some human beings helped their fellow human beings who were in trouble? I'm pretty sure that if the situation had been in reverse the same thing would have happened.

Perhaps this is a less biased report of the incident...

On Thursday morning, a Chinese fishing vessel in the East China Sea collided with a Greek-flagged cargo ship. The Chinese vessel sank, but six of its crew were rescued by Japan’s Coast Guard. According to a statement from the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Japan Coast Guard arrived on the scene in response to a distress call from the cargo ship, the 300-meter Anangel Courage.

The collision took place “in international waters approximately 67 kilometers northwest of Uotsuri Island of the Senkaku Islands,” according to Japan’s MOFA.

Interestingly no mention of the "Hundreds of Chinese fishing boats".

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I think it's time the US steps in and performs its promised function regarding Senkakus. The escalation of tensions has gone too far already.

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Oh, when I did visit the shine on Aug 15 over a decade ago, I went as the son of a us ww2 vet. Its wrong not to remember, http://www.thebest-of.info/Q/jfq-aug091945.htm (Not sure if your censors will like or appreciate my above, and just moments ago posting. )

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