Tang Little Kyoto in Dalian city in northeast China were ordered to halt operation just two weeks after opening. Photo: Weibo
Tang Little Kyoto in Dalian city in northeast China were ordered to halt operation just two weeks after opening. Photo: Weibo

Japanese blast China’s decision to close Tang Little Kyoto project as ‘jealous’ and ‘racist’

  • Chinese authorities in Dalian closed a vast replica of the ancient Japanese capital on the grounds it was a ‘cultural invasion’, with some linking the move to the anniversary of the 1931 Manchurian Incident
  • Japanese commentators have claimed Beijing is using the incident to distract from local problems. Some call for retaliation by closing Chinatowns in Japanese cities

Tang Little Kyoto in Dalian city in northeast China were ordered to halt operation just two weeks after opening. Photo: Weibo
Tang Little Kyoto in Dalian city in northeast China were ordered to halt operation just two weeks after opening. Photo: Weibo
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