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Anti-Japan Protests

Hong Kong's Japanese not scared by violent attack

Japanese people are unafraid to live in Hong Kong despite a violent attack on a couple from their country, sparked by Sino-Japanese tensions over the Diaoyu Islands, an official said.

Tuesday, 2 October, 2012, 12:24pm

Japanese consulate in HK dismisses fears over Diaoyu tensions

Protesters rally outside the Japanese consulate in Central in September. Photo: Sam Tsang

Japanese residents have no fears about conducting daily activities in Hong Kong, despite an attack on a Japanese couple last month amid tensions over the Diaoyu Islands, the Japanese consul general said on Monday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Taiwanese protest against Japan over disputed Diaoyu islands

A Japanese coastguard vessel approaches a Taiwanese boat last week in waters near the dispute Diaoyu islands. Photo: EPA

Hundreds of Taiwanese rallied on Sunday to press Taipei’s claim over disputed East China Sea islands at the centre of a major row between Beijing and Japan.

Nearly 1,000 people marched through the town of Toucheng, in northeastern Ilan county, clutching banners and flags and chanting slogans.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

What the mainland media say: September 30, 2012

Rows of soldiers stand guard as protesters with portraits of Mao Zedong gather at the Japanese embassy in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

The Chinese have a long history of labelling those who collaborate with enemy forces as a hanjian, or Chinese traitor. One of the most infamous hanjian in modern Chinese history was Wang Jingwei, a Kuomintang politician who served as the head of a puppet state when the nation was under Japanese occupation during the second world war.

30 Sep 2012 - 3:10am

Beijing hits back at Japan PM's stance on Diaoyus

Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda addresses the media in New York. Photo: AP

China criticised Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda’s “obstinate persistence” on Thursday, after he insisted there could be no compromise over the Diaoyu Islands.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Toyota, Nissan trim China production after protests

A Nissan in Shanghai. The Japanese top carmaker aid it would halt production at a joint venture in China starting on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Japanese carmakers Toyota, Nissan and Suzuki are curtailing production in China in the wake of anti-Japan protests that have darkened sales prospects in the world’s top car market.

8 Oct 2012 - 1:47pm

Video surfaces of barbaric attack during anti-Japan protests in Xi'an

51-year-old Li Jianli was left paralysed by the attack earlier this month.

26 Sep 2012 - 9:56am

Anti-Japan protestors surrender in Shenzhen

Police release pictures of four Shenzhen protest suspects. Photos: SCMP Pictures

Five anti-Japan demonstrators who turned violent at a protest in Shenzhen surrendered to police on Monday, as China began to question whether protests over disputed islands went too far.

24 Sep 2012 - 7:15pm

Noda warns China's stance could weaken economy

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda. Photo: EPA

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda warned China that its tough and uncompromising stance in a territorial dispute with Japan could weaken the Chinese economy.

“China should be developing through the various foreign investments it receives,” Noda said in an interview published in The Wall Street Journal late on Sunday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Japan protests as Chinese ships enter disputed Diaoyu waters

The Japanese coastguard (bottom) and a Chinese fisheries patrol boat sail near the disputed islands in the East China Sea last week. Photo: AP

Three Chinese ships briefly entered what Japan considers its territorial waters near disputed islands in the East China Sea on Monday, prompting an official protest from Tokyo.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Shenzhen police issue pictures of anti-Japan riot suspects

Police pictures of four Shenzhen suspects. Photos: SCMP

Shenzhen police have released surveillance images of 20 protesters in the hunt for suspects linked to violence during anti-Japan demonstrations on the mainland during the past two weeks.

24 Sep 2012 - 11:06am

Taiwan activists rally against Japan over islands

Protesters from right-wing parties and civil groups call for a boycott of Japanese goods as they march against Japan's claim of sovereignty of the Diaoyu Islands on Sunday. Photo: AFP

Hundreds of slogan-chanting Taiwanese activists and their supporters rallied against Japan on Sunday amid an ongoing territorial dispute over an island group in the East China Sea.

The demonstrators from several right-wing parties and civil groups called for a boycott of Japanese goods as they were marching past a department store known for its sales of Japanese-made items.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Mainland media's protest coverage looks inward

A Chinese demonstrator throws an object at the Japanese embassy in Beijing. Protests against Japan's claim to the disputed Diaoyu Islands had swept across much of China. Photo: EPA

On Tuesday morning, CCTV's 9am newscast began with footage of the streets of Shenyang, the capital of Liaoning.

23 Sep 2012 - 3:16am

China says Japan ties anniversary 'ruined' by island row

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, left, and China-Japan Friendship Association President Tang Jiaxuan meet in Tokyo. Photo: AP

Next week’s 40th anniversary of the normalisation of diplomatic ties between China and Japan has been ruined by Japan’s decision to buy the Diaoyu Islands , Beijing said on Friday.

21 Sep 2012 - 6:01pm

Japanese firms complain of tougher Chinese customs inspection

Japanese firms have complained that souring relations caused by tensions over disputed islands in the East China Sea have prompted Chinese customs officials to toughen up inspections. Photo: AP

China is tightening up customs inspections for Japanese products at its ports, firms said on Friday, as a diplomatic row over disputed islands appeared to spill over into multi-billion dollar trade ties.

The move comes after Chinese state media threatened economic retribution over Tokyo’s nationalisation of the Japanese-controlled Senkaku islands, which Beijing calls Diaoyu.

21 Sep 2012 - 5:42pm