The Japan-controlled Senkaku Islands, known as the Diaoyus in China, are a persistent source of tension between the two countries. Photo: Kyodo
The Japan-controlled Senkaku Islands, known as the Diaoyus in China, are a persistent source of tension between the two countries. Photo: Kyodo

In Japan, the view of China is gloomier as perceptions of threat grow

  • Annual survey indicates that more than 90 per cent of Japanese have a negative impression of their giant neighbour
  • About two-thirds of people surveyed in China felt the same way about Japan

Topic |   China-Japan relations
The Japan-controlled Senkaku Islands, known as the Diaoyus in China, are a persistent source of tension between the two countries. Photo: Kyodo
The Japan-controlled Senkaku Islands, known as the Diaoyus in China, are a persistent source of tension between the two countries. Photo: Kyodo
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