A Chinese military spokesperson on Thursday said China and Japan have made positive progress in the consultations involving the direct telephone line under the maritime and air liaison mechanism.
China's top legislature on Tuesday began discussing a draft revision to the law on maritime traffic safety.
China has clear policies on issues relating to the South China Sea and has made remarkable progress in cooperating with countries in the region. China and the members of Association of Southeast Asian Nations attach great importance to marine collaboration.
China's enacting of coast guard law is a normal legislative activity of the National People's Congress, and the contents of the draft law are in line with international practices and practices in other countries, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Nov 13.
A symposium on maritime cooperation and ocean governance has been held in Haikou, capital of south China's island province of Hainan.
Coast guard authority in South China's Hainan province, in collaboration with Haikou Customs, have busted a major case involving smuggling of frozen goods and captured 21 suspects, said the China Coast Guard (CCG).
The Nanjing Maritime Court settled a contract dispute with a five year history within a month by relying on internet technology and flexible mediation and trial methods.