Diaoyu Talks Set Amid “Propaganda War”

A senior member of China’s Foreign Ministry met with his counterpart in Tokyo on Thursday and the two sides have agreed to hold vice-ministerial talks to end the ongoing dispute over the Diaoyu / Senkaku Islands, according...

China Banks Pull Out of Meetings in Japan

CDT previously reported on the possible economic strain from the Diaoyu Island dispute between China and Japan. As Chinese surveillance ships arrive in the region, the tensions between the two nations continue to escalate. The...

Japan’s Purchase of Disputed Island Stirs Tension

As the tensions between China and Japan mount over the Diaoyu Islands, Japan’s government says it will purchase the islands from the private owner. The territorial dispute has already placed strains between the two countries....

China Detains 2 in Attack on Japan Envoy’s car

As tensions with Japan over the Diaoyu Islands have led to anti-Japanese protests, Xinhua reports the Chinese foreign ministry has briefed Japan on the investigation of a recent incident in which the Japanese ambassador’s...

Japanese Lawmakers Visit Controversial Tokyo War Shrine

One hundred sixty lawmakers in Japan prayed in Yasukuni Shrine, which is considered to be a hypersensitive location in Sino-Japan relations. Japan’s Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda was not among the visitors. Thus, the bottom...



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