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Anti-Japanese Sentiment in China

Japan’s Abe to send envoy to China to mend ties-Nikkei

Photo: EPA

Japan’s next Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to send senior ruling party member Masahiko Koumura as an envoy to China as early as next month in a bid to repair ties between Asia’s two largest economies, the Nikkei business daily said.

Saturday, 22 December, 2012, 11:44am

Chinese car dealers consider quitting Japanese brands for good

Rioters vandalised cars from Japanese manufacturers across the mainland in protests three months ago. Photo: AFP

Three months after a territorial dispute led rioters to vandalise Japanese cars in China, carmakers from Toyota Motor Corp to Nissan Motor are luring back buyers with discounts and guarantees. But dealers like William Chen may need more persuasion to invest in the brands.

8 Dec 2012 - 3:46am

Japanese media calls for stronger government to handle China, South Korea rows

Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda called a snap election for December 16, but surveys indicate his his Democratic Party of Japan will be defeated. Photo: AFP

Japan needs a strong government to handle rows with China and South Korea as the world is losing patience with the county’s revolving door politics, a major daily said on Sunday.

19 Nov 2012 - 4:07pm

China anti-Japan protest damage may be over US$100m

Demonstrators hold Chinese flags and banners beside an overturned Japanese brand car during a protest in Xi'an, Shaanxi province on September 15. Photo: Reuters

Anti-Tokyo riots that shook Chinese cities in September could have cost Japanese firms more than US$100 million over the last two months, according to new government estimates.

13 Nov 2012 - 8:49pm 1 comment

The anti-Japanese rage that glues Chinese together

The anti-Japanese rage that glues Chinese together

China has been keeping the world's media busy. Early last month, president-in-waiting Xi Jinping suddenly disappeared from the scene. Where was he? Was he sick? Had he had a traffic accident? There was even a rumour suggesting he had been assassinated.

1 Oct 2012 - 3:27am 1 comment

Japanese flag ripped from ambassador’s car in Beijing

A man ripped a Japanese flag from a car carrying Japan’s ambassador in Beijing on Monday, triggering a protest from Tokyo in the latest flare-up of a territorial row that provoked the worst anti-Japanese protests in years.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Japan's envoy urges closer relationship

China and Japan should work together to share global burdens and responsibilities because of their capacity to influence the Asian economy, the Japanese ambassador to China said yesterday.

China's rapidly expanding economy would soon surpass that of Japan, but Japan would maintain its advantage, Yuji Miyamoto said in Hong Kong.

21 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Lessons for US in the Asian jungle

It is always fascinating for us geo-zoologists and political junkies to observe the behaviour of jungle animals trying to act as if they are getting along beautifully when in fact they basically can't stand each other.

17 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Business ties can bring real benefit when relations hit a rocky patch

The Itoya restaurant is famed for the hospitality of its waitresses: young women in orange uniforms who pour drinks and chat with Japanese businessmen - a service not offered to other customers.

16 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Human cost of conflict

Chinese forces

Kuomintang: 4.3 million

Communist: 1.3 million

Japanese forces

Imperial Japanese

Army: 2 million

Chinese allies: 2.1 million

Chinese losses

Kuomintang: 1.3 million

Communist: 500,000

Total (including civilians): 10.4 million

16 Aug 2005 - 12:00am