Japan public opinion



The Limits of Disaster Diplomacy

While many, such as The Atlantic’s Max Fisher, saw in the Japanese earthquake a golden opportunity for China to expand its influence, The Diplomat’s China Power blog argues that “disaster diplomacy” could...

In Japan, U.S. Losing Diplomatic Ground to China

From the New York Times: When Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates visited Japan’s new leaders in October, not long after their historic election, he pressed so hard and so publicly for a military base agreement that the Japanese...

Survey: Sino-Japanese Relationship Improving

From China Daily: A joint survey indicates both Chinese and Japanese people think the Sino-Japan relationship has improved significantly in the past year due to fruitful meetings of the two countries’ top leaders. The...

China Suspects Willful Poisoning In ‘Gyoza’ Case

 Kenji Minemura reports in THE ASAHI SHIMBUN: Chinese authorities have widened their investigation into the manufacturer of poisonous gyoza dumplings that sickened 14 people in Japan and China. Having already interviewed 55 of...



CDT on Twitter

Google Ads 1


Giving Assistant

Amazon Smile

Google Ads 2

Anti-censorship Tools

Life Without Walls

Click on the image to download Firefly for circumvention

Open popup

Welcome back!

CDT is a non-profit media site, and we need your support. Your contribution will help us provide more translations, breaking news, and other content you love.