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Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has admitted he miscalculated Beijing's reaction to his government's purchase of the Diaoyu Islands.
He pledged to "expand communications" in the dispute over the islands, known by the Japanese as the Senkakus.21 Sep 2012 - 5:51pm 2 comments
Earlier this year, Goldman Sachs tech analyst Henry King, the firm's Taiwan head of research, took a trip to New York to answer questions from US federal investigators about leaking inside information to hedge funds. After a flurry of news stories in February, nothing more was heard of him.21 Sep 2012 - 4:41am
Dozens of Chinese students protested outside Japan’s embassy in Seoul on Thursday to show their support for Beijing in a bitter territorial row with Tokyo.20 Sep 2012 - 3:56pm
Tokyo will ask Beijing to pay for damage caused to its diplomatic missions during sometimes violent anti-Japanese protests over disputed islands, the government said on Thursday.
The announcement came as authorities in China appeared to be tamping down public anger, banning demonstrations even as leaders kept up the rhetoric.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Anti-Japan protests in China were encouraged by leaders in Beijing, dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said on Thursday, after he videoed demonstrators damaging the US ambassador’s car.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Some say the protesters are a little too organised20 Sep 2012 - 9:08am
China said it was investigating an incident in which about 50 protesters surrounded the car of US Ambassador Gary Locke, tried to block him from entering the embassy compound and ripped the car’s flag. Chinese police cleared roadblocks and some Japanese businesses reopened after days of large, sometimes violent protests in many cities over Japan’s recent purchase of the Diaoyu Islands also claimed by Beijing.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
China’s decision to open its streets to a wave of anti-Japan protests could end in a damaging backwash, with Beijing emerging with fewer options in dealing with Tokyo.20 Sep 2012 - 12:10am
China moved quickly on Wednesday to snuff out more anti-Japan protests after days of angry demonstrations over a territorial dispute forced Japanese businesses to shut their doors and threatened an economic backlash.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
China is returning to normalcy after angry protests over Japan’s wartime occupation and Tokyo’s recent purchase of islands also claimed by Beijing. Beijing sanitation workers were using high-pressure hoses on Wednesday29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
A 31-year-old Hong Kong man was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a Japanese couple in Tsim Sha Tsui East, police said on Wednesday morning.
He was picked up by police in Hung Hom at about 11pm on Tuesday. He was released on bail and is required to report back to police later this month.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
A car carrying the US ambassador to China was mildly damaged after becoming the target of boisterous anti-Japan demonstrators who were expressing outrage over a territorial dispute and marking the 81st anniversary of Japan’s invasion of China.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Mass rallies were held in cities across the mainland yesterday as protesters renewed demands for Japan to give up the Diaoyu Islands.
The demonstrations also marked the anniversary of the Mukden Incident, the formal start of Japan's war with China and its 14 years of occupation.
Police sirens sounded in many cities at 9.18am to mark the anniversary.19 Sep 2012 - 2:14pm
Amid rising tensions between China and Japan, the Hong Kong Japanese School has called off two student trips to the mainland for safety reasons.
Japanese tourists, in turn, have scrapped trips to the city on similar grounds.19 Sep 2012 - 2:15pm