Beijing cafe serves up jingoism over Senkakus dispute

Jan 28, 2015

Beijing cafe serves up jingoism over Senkakus dispute

Wearing a camouflage flak jacket at a counter shaped like an aircraft carrier, the manager of Beijing’s Diaoyu Islands Malatang Noodle Shop insists that despite appearances Japanese “friends” are welcome. The two countries are at loggerheads over the East China Sea islets which Tokyo ...

Chinese public has no appetite for Senkakus fight: poll

| Dec 5, 2014

Chinese public has no appetite for Senkakus fight: poll

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A majority of Chinese citizens believe the United Nations, not the battlefield, is the proper venue for settling their country’s maritime disputes with Japan, according to a first-of-its-kind opinion poll released last week. The survey, as reported by the University of Western Australia’s Perth ...

Aug 13, 2014

Hong Kong blocks Senkakus-bound boat carrying isle sovereignty advocates

Hong Kong maritime authorities on Tuesday blocked the navigation of a fishing boat carrying a dozen people, including Hong Kong-based activists, asserting Chinese sovereignty over the Japan-administered Senkaku Islands after it left a local port, an official said. According to the authorities, the fishing ...

/ Aug 11, 2014

Kishida may have sought Japan-China summit in talks with Wang

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Sunday he met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Myanmar and discussed measures to improve relations strained by disputes over territory and the perception of wartime history. Kishida declined to reveal details of the Saturday meeting — the ...