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Behind China’s Anti-Japan Protests, the Hand of Officials

September 16, 2012, 9:50 pm

The recent anti-Japan protests in China may have been organized or helped along by a political faction in the Communist Party that wishes to gain a stronger hand at the [...]

Island Dispute Leads to Extreme Acts Against Japanese in China

September 13, 2012, 9:13 pm

Some Chinese have began harassing Japanese people in China, or sabotaging and even destroying Japanese-made automobiles, as a way of protesting against the country’s actions [...]

China Talks Tough About Senkaku Islands

September 10, 2012, 7:09 pm

The Chinese regime has recently upped its rhetoric about territorial claims over the Senkaku Islands.

Clinton Urges Calm in S. Korea, Japan Island Row

September 10, 2012, 12:48 am

Secretary Hillary Clinton has urged Japan and South Korea to stop squabbling over the small, rocky, and uninhabited islands that are prime fishing grounds and are said to have [...]

East Asia Disputes Continue to Grow

September 6, 2012, 2:44 pm

With the Japanese flag ripped from the ambassador’s car in Beijing, the dispute over ownership of tiny islands in the East China Sea has reached new heights.

Tokyo Government Surveys Senkaku Islands

September 2, 2012, 1:52 pm

A team from the Tokyo metropolitan government surveyed the Senkaku Islands in southern Japan for 10 hours amid persistent diplomatic tension with China over the disputed [...]

Japanese Flag Ripped from Diplomatic Vehicle in Beijing

August 27, 2012, 2:11 pm

A car carrying Japan’s ambassador to China had the small flag attached to the hood violently torn from it on Monday in Beijing by an unidentified man.

Powerful Typhoon Nearing Japan’s Okinawa

August 26, 2012, 2:55 pm

A very strong and large typhoon with winds up to 150 miles per hour is slated to hit Okinawa and surrounding islands in the very south of Japan by Sunday and will bring heavy [...]

Japan’s Katrina Moment

August 25, 2012, 2:45 am

Japan’s temporary setback has actually turned into a more permanent issue.

Japan Held Back by Lack of Confidence

August 24, 2012, 3:27 am

Japan is at a critical juncture and must decide the role it wants to play in its region, says a new report by a Washington public policy think tank.


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