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Anti-Japan Protests

Japanese cyclist's bid to volunteer at Chinese rural school rejected

This was definitely not the first time China has frustrated Kawahara Keiichiro, who famously lost his bike in Wuhan last year and has a large following on Sina Weibo.

Thursday, 11 April, 2013, 1:54pm 2 comments

Japan urges China to reveal full defence spending details

There are reports that Beijing is increasing its defence budget by nearly 11 per cent in the coming year, which would put growth in double digits for the third straight year, but analysts believe spending could be much higher.

8 Mar 2013 - 2:46am

South Korean sex slaves sue Japanese band Scramble over 'prostitutes' tag

A CD containing a song with the allegedly defamatory lyrics by the band Scramble was mailed last week - along with a translated text - to a shelter that cares for so-called comfort women in Gwangju, south of Seoul.

5 Mar 2013 - 3:45am

Asia Weekly names Diaoyu voyagers 'people of the year'

Eight activists from Hong Kong, Macau and the mainland who sailed to the Diaoyu Islands to claim them for China appeared on the cover of Asia Weekly as “people of the year”.

28 Dec 2012 - 5:38pm

Japan wants ‘mutually beneficial’ relations with new China

Japan said on Thursday it wants to develop “mutually beneficial” relations with China’s new leaders, as the two countries remain embroiled in a dispute over islands in the East China Sea.

The sovereignty row is affecting the huge trade ties between the region’s two biggest economies and shows little sign of being resolved.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Beijing marathon to take Japanese runners after reported snub

Beijing marathon organisers have reversed a decision to refuse Japanese runners, Chinese state media said on Sunday. Japan’s media had reported that the runners were previously banned from  taking part in the November 25 event due to concerns for their safety amid a  territorial spat, but that the decision was later reversed.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Mazda Motor says China car sales down 45pc

Mazda Motor said on Monday it sold 9,511 vehicles in China in October, down 45 per cent from a year earlier, as consumers shunned Japanese brands following a flare up in anti-Japanese sentiment due to a diplomatic row between the two countries.

The declined was steeper than the 35 per cent fall marked in September.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Japanese attacked in Shanghai restaurant amid territorial row

Four Japanese restaurant-goers were assaulted in Shanghai, prompting Japan’s consulate to renew a warning to its citizens in China as a major territorial row rumbles on.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Wacky tycoon shouts 'free Chinese cars' from the rooftops

A Chinese philanthropist known for his populist gestures has pledged to give domestically-made cars to more than 40 people whose vehicles were damaged in widespread anti-Japan protests last month.

The protests erupted in cities across China over a dispute involving islets in the East China Sea, and saw some demonstrators targeting Japanese-brand cars.

12 Oct 2012 - 4:39am

Tycoon offers Chinese cars for Japanese amid row

A Chinese philanthropist known for his populist gestures has pledged to give domestically made cars to more than 40 people whose vehicles were damaged in widespread anti-Japan protests.

11 Oct 2012 - 3:35pm