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Beijing hints at bond attack on Japan

A senior advisor to the Chinese government has called for an attack on the Japanese bond market to precipitate a funding crisis and bring the country to its knees, unless Tokyo reverses its decision to nationalise the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea. Jin Baisong from the Chinese Academy of International Trade – […] Continue reading →

Japanese hunker down in China as protests reignite

Anti-Japan protests reignited across China on Tuesday, forcing Japanese firms in the country to suspend operations, as a crisis over a territorial dispute escalated on the day Chinese commemorated Japan’s 1931 occupation of its giant neighbor. Relations between Asia’s two biggest economies have faltered badly, with emotions running high on the streets and also out […] Continue reading →

China sends patrol ships to islands held by Japan

  BEIJING (AP) — A territorial flare-up between China and Japan intensified Tuesday as two Beijing-sent patrol ships arrived near disputed East China Sea islands in a show of anger over Tokyo’s purchase of the largely barren outcroppings from their private owners. The China Marine Surveillance has drawn up a plan to safeguard China’s sovereignty […] Continue reading →