China’s premier, Li Keqiang (second from left), and Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe (left), visit a Toyota factory in Tomakomai on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido. Photo: Kyodo
Michael Kovrig
Opinion

Opinion

Michael Kovrig

How a long-awaited hotline could pave the way for calmer China-Japan relations  

Japan and China should use a new maritime and aerial communication mechanism to manage disputes with ‘professionalism, dialogue and diplomacy’, Michael Kovrig writes

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China’s premier, Li Keqiang (second from left), and Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe (left), visit a Toyota factory in Tomakomai on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido. Photo: Kyodo
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