Islands in the East China Sea that are known as the Diaoyus in China but the Senkakus in Japan. Photo: Kyodo Islands in the East China Sea that are known as the Diaoyus in China but the Senkakus in Japan. Photo: Kyodo
Islands in the East China Sea that are known as the Diaoyus in China but the Senkakus in Japan. Photo: Kyodo

East China Sea: Japan’s new PM Suga faces test as China pushes Diaoyu claims with digital museum

  • Tokyo has lodged an official complaint over a new website detailing Beijing’s sovereignty claims over the disputed islands, known in Japan as the Senkakus
  • Experts say Beijing may be testing the new leader’s mettle – but it risks forcing his government into taking a tougher stance

Topic |   Yoshihide Suga
Islands in the East China Sea that are known as the Diaoyus in China but the Senkakus in Japan. Photo: Kyodo Islands in the East China Sea that are known as the Diaoyus in China but the Senkakus in Japan. Photo: Kyodo
Islands in the East China Sea that are known as the Diaoyus in China but the Senkakus in Japan. Photo: Kyodo
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