A Japanese flag flutters outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in October. Photo: Reuters

Chinese court jails Japanese man Eiji Suzuki for six years over spying conviction

  • The head of a Japan-China youth exchange association was detained in June 2016 while visiting Beijing to make arrangements for a symposium
  • Since 2015, at least nine Japanese have been indicted in China for alleged involvement in spying activities
Topic |   Japan

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A Japanese flag flutters outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in October. Photo: Reuters
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At least nine Japanese people have been charged with spying by China since 2015. Photo: AP

Chinese court hands Japanese man 15-year jail sentence for spying

  • Hot spring development firm boss sentenced for stealing state secrets two years after he was detained in Hainan province
  • Last week another Japanese man held at the same time was given a 5½-year sentence by a court in Shandong
Topic |   China-Japan relations

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At least nine Japanese people have been charged with spying by China since 2015. Photo: AP
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