Last week, the Japanese Government bought three islands, part of the Diaoyu Islands (Japanese name: Senkaku Islands) from a private owner. Beijing considers these islands to be Chinese territory. The People’s Republic of China has strongly protested the nationalization of “traditional Chinese territory” by Japan.
13:0717/09/2012Police in China arrested over ten people involved in anti-Japanese riots. Tear gas and water cannons were used to disperse the protesters. Japanese schools and enterprises in China are closed until Wednesday because of the civil unrest.>>