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    Beijing warns US-Japan military drills will stoke tensions amid dispute

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, JULIAN RYAL

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing and Julian Ryall in Tokyo China warns US of 'stoking tensions' in alliance with Japan, which insists exercises are routine Beijing bristles as US-Japan begin military drills Beijing called on Washington to stop "stoking tension" over the disputed Diaoyu Islands yesterday as the US and Japan began a month-long military drill. Japanese officials ...

  2. China lays into Japan over naming of islets

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ed Zhang in Beijing ed.zhang@scmp.com China said yesterday that Japan's naming of four uninhabited islets surrounding the disputed Diaoyu Islands was illegal, following a report that Tokyo had given the islets Japanese names. The Central News Agency cited Japan's Sankei Shimbun daily as saying yesterday that Tokyo had named three islets near Huangwei Yu and one near ...

  3. Aftershocks still shaking Japan's property sector

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo property.post@scmp.com The exodus of expatriates from Japan did not start immediately after the tsunami rolled out of the Pacific on the afternoon of March 11. Within ... of invisible, insidious radioactivity leaking from the plant, although there was a degree of confusion in the days immediately after the magnitude 9 earthquake struck off northeast Japan. 'Within ...

  4. Japan rule book to fall in line with Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com It will come too late for Caspar Fownes and the ownership of Green Birdie, but Japan's demotion rules will be brought into line with Hong Kong's ... one horse would have beaten another home but for the interference. Chief steward Kim Kelly has been involved in these discussions with his Japanese counterparts since the Japan Cup debacle ...

  5. Wen to attend summit in Japan amid caution on islands dispute

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Premier Wen Jiabao will attend the China-Japan-Korea summit in Japan in May, according to Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, who emphasises that the Diaoyu Islands issue remains 'highly sensitive' and must be carefully handled. 'We have repeatedly demanded that Japan take concrete steps to prevent future incidents like the one that happened last year, in order ...

  6. Diplomacy the only way to solve Japan disputes

    Posted Oct 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is hard to escape the conclusion that if there is no official involvement in their creation, they are at least being sanctioned. There is no doubt that Chinese feelings towards Japan run deep, ... honouring Japan's war dead. Banner-carrying and slogan-chanting crowds of thousands of mostly young people form in the blink of an eye, march on Japanese companies or diplomatic buildings and, ...

  7. Right-wing activists in Japan attack bus carrying Chinese tourists

    Posted Oct 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mandy Zuo A group of Japanese right-wing activists attacked a bus carrying Chinese tourists in the southern Japanese city of Fukuoka on Wednesday afternoon, Japan's Asahi newspaper ... and Japan. About 160 activists from 50 right-wing groups from across Kyushu island took part in the parade. On the same day, ribenxinwen.com, a Tokyo-based Chinese news website reported ...

  8. The new Japan?

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... grandchildren will live in this new and challenging era.' I have heard all this talk before. So have you, if you are my age or older. Substitute China with Japan, and the current timeframe ... the US lost its self-confidence, after the Black Monday crash in 1987. It was after the crash that Japan's bubble economy took off. Its stock and property markets went through the roof. Many ...


    Beijing under pressure to get tough on Tokyo over Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com South Korea and Russia have made strong gestures in their island disputes with Japan, prompting calls for China to take similar action Pressure on China in islands row South Korean President Lee Myung-bak's strong action against Japan in a territorial dispute has triggered calls on the mainland for Beijing to get tougher in defending ...

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    Chief Executive C.Y. Leung summons Japanese envoy over arrest of HK activists

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Teddy Ng

    ... and Tokyo 14 ACTIVISTS ARRESTED ON ISLANDS Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying summoned the Japanese consul-general yesterday amid a flurry of diplomatic protests following the arrest by Japan ... been China's territory since ancient times. He urged Japan to release the activist and asked the Japan to refrain from taking any action that could endanger the lives and property of Hong ...




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