Japan believes rising tensions surrounding Taiwan require its attention “with a sense of crisis” as Beijing intensifies military activities in the area and the United States steps up support for the self-governing island. Photo: AP Japan believes rising tensions surrounding Taiwan require its attention “with a sense of crisis” as Beijing intensifies military activities in the area and the United States steps up support for the self-governing island. Photo: AP
Japan believes rising tensions surrounding Taiwan require its attention “with a sense of crisis” as Beijing intensifies military activities in the area and the United States steps up support for the self-governing island. Photo: AP

Beijing blasts Japan’s ‘sense of crisis’ over Taiwan Strait tensions

  • Tokyo has released a defence white paper escalating its concerns over the stability of Taiwan, angering Beijing
  • Report notes the overall military balance between Taipei and Beijing is tilting in the mainland’s favour

Topic |   China-Japan relations
Japan believes rising tensions surrounding Taiwan require its attention “with a sense of crisis” as Beijing intensifies military activities in the area and the United States steps up support for the self-governing island. Photo: AP Japan believes rising tensions surrounding Taiwan require its attention “with a sense of crisis” as Beijing intensifies military activities in the area and the United States steps up support for the self-governing island. Photo: AP
Japan believes rising tensions surrounding Taiwan require its attention “with a sense of crisis” as Beijing intensifies military activities in the area and the United States steps up support for the self-governing island. Photo: AP
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