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 USAsia ...

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 boat ...

/ 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 first ...

/ Jul 27, 2014

Japan, Brazil to repeat refrain on rule of law

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff are expected to stress in a joint statement this week that they share basic values including respecting the rule of law, a Japanese delegation source said Saturday. Their statement, to be released following their meeting Friday, ...