• Reuters


China criticized new Defense Minister Gen Nakatani for the first time on Monday, saying it was “firmly opposed” to his comments that Beijing has repeatedly engaged in “dangerous actions” around the Senkaku Islands.

Although both countries reached an agreement late last year to reset ties, the comments by China’s defense ministry underscore the fragile state of relations between Tokyo and Beijing.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.