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Behind the row over a bunch of Pacific rocks lies the sad, magical history of Okinawa
A CLUTCH of five uninhabited islets and three rocks, cast adrift out in the currents of the Western Pacific, recently demonstrated their power to convulse East Asia. 2,637 more words
Updated: 2013-05-21 08:18
By Zheng Hailin (China Daily)
Unilateral actions taken by Japan since last year, including the decisions to “purchase” and “nationalize” the Diaoyu Islands, have pushed Sino-Japanese relations to their lowest point in four decades. 850 more words
Quotation of "Sovereign Rights and Territorial Space in Sino-Japanese Relations: Irredentism and the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands (Asian Interactions and Comparisons) "
Sovereign Rights and Territorial Space in Sino-Japanese Relations is an investigation of the highly topical issues involved in the Diaoyu/Senkaku confrontation. It begins by addressing the issue of the historical development of the dispute: To whom do the islands belong? 112 more words