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South Korea turns down Japanese extradition request over Chinese arsonist

A South Korean court has turned down a Japanese extradition request for a Chinese national who served a 10-month jail sentence for an arson attack on the Japanese embassy in Seoul.

The court said Liu Qiang, 38, should now be sent home to China.

Friday, 4 January, 2013, 4:15am

China cleans up after angry anti-Japan protests

Cleaners wash a barricade outside the entrance of the Japanese embassy in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: AP

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 Wednesday

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Protests over Diaoyu islands turn violent outside Japanese embassy

One placard slogan urges "declare war on Japan" as demonstrators in Beijing kick a barricade. Photo: AP

Protests against Japan's claim to disputed islands in the East China Sea swept China yesterday. Some turned violent, with protesters throwing rocks and bottles at the Japanese embassy in Beijing and clashing with paramilitary police.

16 Sep 2012 - 3:54am 9 comments

Anti-Japanese protests erupt across China over islands row

A Chinese paramilitary police man is hit by a traffic cone as he tries to hold back protesters from storming the Japanese embassy in Beijing, China, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. Photo: AP/Ng Han Guan

Thousands of Chinese besieged the Japanese embassy in Beijing on Saturday, hurling rocks, eggs and bottles with protests reported in other major cities in China amid growing tension between Asia’s two biggest economies over a group of disputed islands.

15 Sep 2012 - 6:07pm

Anti-Japan rallies continue across mainland and in HK over Diaoyus

13 Sep 2012 - 2:17pm