Feb 26, 2014

China accuses Japan of being regional 'troublemaker'

China on Tuesday labeled Japan a “troublemaker” that is damaging regional peace and stability, firing back at earlier criticism from Tokyo over a spike in tensions in northeast Asia. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying was responding to comments by Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida that ...

Chinese court sentences 'gyoza' poisoner to life

Jan 20, 2014

Chinese court sentences 'gyoza' poisoner to life

A 39-year-old Chinese man was sentenced Monday to life in prison for lacing frozen “gyoza” dumplings with poison, causing 14 people in Japan and China to fall ill six years ago and triggering concerns over the safety of food imported from the fast-growing country. ...

Toyota sales show China row eased

Dec 3, 2013

Toyota sales show China row eased

Toyota Motor Corp.’s China sales surged in November, suggesting Japanese brands are escaping the consumer backlash they faced last year over the Senkaku Islands dispute. Deliveries to China rose 41 percent to 89,800 vehicles in November, raising the 11-month total to 809,000 units, according ...

Jul 18, 2013

China's unilateral gas field pursuit draws protest

Japan will not accept China’s unilateral tapping of gas fields in the East China Sea, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday, after media reported that Chinese state-run oil companies plan to drill into seven new gas fields in the sea at the heart ...