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China launches website on Diaoyu Islands

Updated: Dec 30,2014 7:11 PM     Xinhua

BEIJING — A Chinese website on the Diaoyu Islands was launched on Dec 30 by the State Oceanic Administration (SOA).

The website,, covers the islands’ natural environment and history, through videos, news and academic works.

Territorial disputes over the Diaoyu Islands exist between China and Japan.

The Diaoyu Island and affiliated islets are “an inherent part of China’s territory ... and China possesses undisputable sovereign rights over the islands,” it reads on the website.

The website will later launch editions in English, Japanese, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Arabic, according to the SOA.