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Anti-Japanese Sentiment

Tokyo, Hanoi in talks over joint maritime security

Japan and Vietnam are to hold talks on maritime security in Hanoi in May, with both sides keen to step up co-operation to counter China's increasing naval pressure and presence in the region.

Tuesday, 16 April, 2013, 3:04am

State broadcaster CCTV slams anti-Japanese war dramas

Anti-Japanese war films and TV dramas have been on the rise in China, but they are criticised for being unrealistic and ridiculous. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Anti-Japanese films and TV dramas have been on the rise in China, in part due to the territorial row over the Diaoyu Islands, but also because the genre itself has always been popular.

11 Apr 2013 - 6:28pm

'Ridiculous' rape scene 'may be cut' from anti-Japanese war drama

Actress Jiang Xin plays a bow and arrow-wielding, cowboy hat-wearing heroine in anti-Japanese war drama 'Ready to Fly'.

The scene from the mainland TV series Jianzai Xianshang, or “Ready to Fly” in English, received a flood of online complaints ahead of its debut on Sichuan, Guizhou and Henan primetime television. It shows attractive heroine from China successfully fending off Japanese troops attempting to rape her. 

26 Mar 2013 - 12:43pm 3 comments

What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

Hong Kong Marathon 2013

What's being said on Facebook about hopes that the HK marathon can become one of the best in the world, growth of eco-tours in HK, and claims by Japan's premier Shinzo Abe that China is teaching anti-Japanese sentiments in its schools.

27 Feb 2013 - 4:55am

Japanese car sales slump in China amid row

Toyota said its car sales in China fell 4.9 per cent last year.

Japan's top three carmakers said yesterday that sales in mainland China slumped last year as a consumer boycott sparked by a territorial row took a heavy toll.

Nissan - which has the most exposure to China of the three - said sales in the world's biggest vehicle market last year fell 5.3 per cent to 1.18 million units.

8 Jan 2013 - 4:21am

We're China Toyota, says giant trying to win fans

The carmaker is trying to clean its image in China. Photo: Reuters

Toyota Motor, the largest carmaker in the world, is trying to remake its image in China, where sales have tumbled because of a dispute over islands in the East China Sea.

A new slogan repositioning Toyota Motor China Investment as a China-rooted company rather than an offshoot of a Japanese company was unveiled at a gala dinner held by Toyota at the Guangzhou Auto Show last week.

28 Nov 2012 - 2:34am

Japanese carmakers targeting China

Japanese car brands on display at the Guangzhou car show this week. Sales have declined over the islands dispute. Photo: AP

Japanese carmakers Toyota and Honda, recovering from a consumer backlash in China, will continue to expand in the world's largest car market as their local venture partner said the worst is over.

24 Nov 2012 - 3:59am

Briefs, November 14, 2012

Hiccup in Koo's deal for Next Media in Taiwan

14 Nov 2012 - 4:35am

Shrinking Japan puts pressure on central bank

Shipments to Asia, Europe and the US all fell. Photo: Reuters

Japan's economy shrank last quarter as exports tumbled and consumer spending slumped, putting pressure on the central bank to add stimulus and hurting Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's record as he prepares for elections.

13 Nov 2012 - 3:53am

Japanese barred from Beijing marathon in 'safety measure'

Competitors running the 2004 marathon in Beijing. Photo: AP

Organisers of the Beijing Marathon have barred Japanese runners from taking part due to safety concerns after a fresh flare-up in a territorial dispute between Japan and China, a report said yesterday.

11 Nov 2012 - 5:36am

No sign of recovery as Honda Motor sales drop further in China

Honda must be wondering where are all the buyers. Photo: Bloomberg

Honda Motor joined Toyota Motor in reporting a plunge in China deliveries for a second straight month, illustrating the challenge Japanese carmakers face in restoring sales amid a protracted territorial dispute.

3 Nov 2012 - 3:22am

Anti-Japanese sentiment puts the brakes on Chinese expansion

Anti-Japanese protests have forced Japanese companies in China to relocate or suspend operations. Photo: Reuters

Amid escalating anti-Japanese sentiment on the mainland, it was not surprising to hear a key Japanese tyre supplier to Toyota Motors announce that it would be scaling back its China expansion.

1 Oct 2012 - 1:21am

Sino-Japanese tensions must be eased

No one should underestimate the strength of feeling among many Chinese people over Japan and the Diaoyu Islands. Japan took the islands around the end of the 19th century when the country was expanding aggressively, winning wars against China and Russia and occupying Korea and Taiwan.

21 Sep 2012 - 2:28am

Gamification of hatred in new 'Kill Japs' online game

Gamification of hatred in new 'Kill Japs' online game

Nationalism in multiplayer game mode

19 Sep 2012 - 8:08am

Think tank warns on strength of US, Japan

A mainland think tank has issued hawkish reports on the US and Japanese militaries, warning China of possible American interference in South China Sea disputes and Japan's preparations for any confrontation over the Diaoyu Islands.

7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am