The statement added that the Sea of Japan does not belong to Japan, and the Tsushima Strait
is not part of any country's territorial waters, so any nation has the freedom to sail or fly through them.
To the south a complicated coastline, with scattered small islands and two large ones farther out to sea (Tsushima and Cheju), faces the east and west channels of the Tsushima Strait
, which in turn connects the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea.
There is a low pressure system around Tsushima Strait
south of Kyushu and it has a rainy season front stretching toward western Japan, the agency said.
Jellyfish up to a meter in diameter that are clogging fishing nets in Japanese waters, mainly in the Tsushima Strait
between Kyushu Island and South Korea, appear to come from the Yangtze River Delta and the river-fed Yellow Sea, the Japanese scholars said at a two-day, information exchange conference that began Thursday in Shanghai with colleagues from China and South Korea.
Traveling along the northern rim of the East China Sea, the 6.5-meter cedar raft Wani, named after the scholar, arrived in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture, facing the Tsushima Strait
A crew member of a Japanese fishing boat has gone missing after his vessel collided Sunday morning with a South Korean cargo ship in the Tsushima Strait
off Nagasaki Prefecture, a local maritime safety agency said.
Heihachiro Togo sank the Baltic fleet, which had sailed around Africa to the Tsushima Strait
, which connects the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan, securing Japan's victory in the war.
Japanese officials said the Chinese intelligence gathering ship launched the round-Honshu trip from the Tsushima Strait
. The vessel headed north in the Sea of Japan, crossed east through the Tsugaru Strait and sailed south down the Pacific.
The Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) sent a P-3C submarine patrol plane and an EP-3 information-gathering plane to the Tsushima Strait
between Japan and the Korean Peninsula.
A local marine accident inquiry office took no action Tuesday against the skipper of a high-speed ferry which collided with a whale in the Tsushima Strait
between Japan and South Korea last March, injuring six passengers.
Japan's Maritime Safety Agency (MSA) said the incident took place in high seas in the Tsushima Strait
, some 90 kilometers southwest of Izuhara, Nagasaki Prefecture, southwestern Japan.
Deplorable is the Chinese state-run news outlets' reports that the Chinese military airplanes flew in formation over Japan's Tsushima Straits
(the very life line connecting Korea and Japan), for the first time.