March 08, 2011
Ishihara: Japan Needs Nukes
Outspoken Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara calls for Japan to build nuclear weapons to counter a rising China.
March 03, 2011
Japan to Slash China Aid?
Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara has asked for a review of ODA to China. So what’s behind the rethink?
November 05, 2010
Boat Crash on YouTube
Footage shows the Chinese fishing boat ramming into Japanese vessels, putting the onus now on Tokyo to respond.
October 26, 2010
Tokyo turns to Delhi?
Japan has struck a deal with India that will slash trade tariffs. But the nuclear issue still casts a shadow over ties.
September 28, 2010
The Chinese captain release suggests Japan’s prosecutors have a particularly tough job.
September 22, 2010
China-Japan Waters Still Rough
A boat incident continues to inflame 2 nations that should be focusing on trade, not nationalism.
September 15, 2010
No Downtime for PM Kan
The rising yen, economy, Futenma issue, China… Naoto Kan hasn’t got the time to relax.
September 10, 2010
Captain Risks Japan-China Ties
Zhan Qixiong’s erratic behavior in the East China Sea has large-scale implications.