National / Politics Dec 25, 2014

China asks Japan to stay peaceful after Abe wins re-election

A Chinese government official Wednesday renewed a call on Japan to appropriately face its wartime history and pursue peaceful development after Shinzo Abe was re-elected prime minister by the Diet. "A long-term steady and sound development of Sino-Japanese relations serves the fundamental interest of the ...

Chinese public has no appetite for Senkakus fight: poll

National | FOCUS Dec 5, 2014

Chinese public has no appetite for Senkakus fight: poll

by Ben Dooley

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 USAsia ...

Business Jun 5, 2014

Japan, China execs vow to unite on commerce

Business leaders from Japan and China have pledged to keep the lines of communication open despite diplomatic friction over the Senkaku Islands and conflicting perceptions of wartime history. "Relations between China and Japan are in a state to be very concerned," Charles Yin, founder of ...