Relations between China and Japan appear to be at a crossroads, according to one observer. Photo: Shutterstock Relations between China and Japan appear to be at a crossroads, according to one observer. Photo: Shutterstock
Relations between China and Japan appear to be at a crossroads, according to one observer. Photo: Shutterstock

Taiwan, Beijing and the US: has Japan chosen a side?

  • Japanese officials have shown support for the self-ruled island while defence white paper calls for vigilance with ‘a sense of crisis’
  • Chinese observers say the country’s strategic direction has shifted and Beijing-friendly voices in Tokyo have been muted

Topic |   China-Japan relations
Relations between China and Japan appear to be at a crossroads, according to one observer. Photo: Shutterstock Relations between China and Japan appear to be at a crossroads, according to one observer. Photo: Shutterstock
Relations between China and Japan appear to be at a crossroads, according to one observer. Photo: Shutterstock
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