China-Japan Ties Back on Track?
Naoto Kan reiterates his ‘firm’ position at a meeting with Hu Jintao on the sidelines of the APEC summit.
China Still Looms Over APEC
Despite Japanese efforts, a meeting between Naoto Kan and Hu Jintao looks unlikely today.
Senkaku Tape Leak No Surprise
The Japanese officer who released the controversial boat crash footage claims it wasn’t confidential – or well-protected.
Japan and China’s Masochists
Japanese and Chinese nationalists want their countries to look like victims. It’s a poor way to make policy.
Will Hu Meet Kan?
The APEC summit would be a good place for the Chinese and Japanese leaders to talk. Will they?
China's Rare Earth Own Goal
The decision by China to restrict exports of rare earth metals looks like a diplomatic and economic mistake.
Why Is China Isolating Itself?
With a wary eye on Beijing, Vietnam moves to improve ties with Japan and the United States.
China Calls off Talks With Kan
Beijing lays blame for last-minute torpedoing of meeting on Tokyo’s ‘groundless distortions’ of isle issue.
Abe, Sadly, Plays the Nazi Card
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe weighs into the debate over ties with China.
China’s Angry Young Protesters
Are the latest anti-Japan protests another sign the Chinese govt is still fanning nationalist sentiment?
Japan's Google Gripe
Japan’s govt asks Google to change its map to exclude Diaoyu from a description of the Senkaku Islands.
China Ties With Japan, US Thaw
After a cool summer, the autumn takes the chill out of some of China’s bilateral ties.