The Diaoyu/Senkaku chain comprises eight uninhabited islets in the East China Sea. Photo: AFP The Diaoyu/Senkaku chain comprises eight uninhabited islets in the East China Sea. Photo: AFP
The Diaoyu/Senkaku chain comprises eight uninhabited islets in the East China Sea. Photo: AFP

China-Japan relations: Beijing opens online museum to bolster claims to Diaoyu Islands

  • Group of eight uninhabited islets in East China Sea are administered by Japan, which calls them the Senkaku Islands, but claimed by both sides, and Taiwan
  • Museum includes newspaper reports by Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily and a government white paper ‘proving’ China’s territorial rights

Topic |   China-Japan relations
The Diaoyu/Senkaku chain comprises eight uninhabited islets in the East China Sea. Photo: AFP The Diaoyu/Senkaku chain comprises eight uninhabited islets in the East China Sea. Photo: AFP
The Diaoyu/Senkaku chain comprises eight uninhabited islets in the East China Sea. Photo: AFP
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