[April 17, 2006]


2ND LD: China has revised area for sea traffic ban, Japan's ministry says+

(Japan Economic Newswire Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge)TOKYO, April 18_(Kyodo) _ (EDS: UPDATING WITH REVISION BY CHINA)

China told Japan it revised the area for the former's recent ban on maritime traffic in waters near the Japan-drawn median line between the two countries, a revision that results in the banned area lying on the Chinese side of the line, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said early Tuesday.