The guided-missile destroyer Taiyuan of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. Photo: AP

Japan and China hold first joint maritime drills in eight years in sign of warming ties

  • Relations between the nations have been frosty since a September 2010 dispute over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands
  • But it is in the interest of Beijing and Tokyo to move away from confrontation and foster better trade ties, an expert says
Topic |   China-Japan relations

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The guided-missile destroyer Taiyuan of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. Photo: AP
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