China and Japan

Exchanging Culture, Bettering Relations

Asia Society and the Aspen Institute have teamed up to launch the US-China Forum on Arts and Culture. The forum, beginning next month, will be sending notable American cultural figures to Beijing to collaborate with their...

China to Ban Imports of Farm Products from Japan

Increased fears about radiation contamination have prompted China to ban produce from 12 different regions of Japan. From Reuters: China will ban the import of farm produce, including food, edible agricultural products and...

China’s President Offers Condolences At Japan’s Embassy

President Hu Jintao visited the Japanese embassy on Friday afternoon to offer condolences to the Japanese Ambassador Niwa Unichiro. From Reuters: “We hope the Japanese people will quickly overcome the difficulties and...

China Still Bans Minerals for Japan

The Chinese government is continuing to block shipments of crucial strategic minerals to Japan. Please read The New York Times article here The blocked shipments of minerals known as rare earths, despite previous signals that...



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