If icy winter winds failed to cool down tensions between China and Japan, the warmth of spring is not doing much either. On Saturday, April 19, two possibly eventful developments took place, promising to bring yet more controversies to the marred relationship between the two East Asian powers.
BEIJING (AP) — China’s official news agency says authorities plan to revoke two crucial publication licenses for web giant Sina.com because pornographic content was found on its sites. Xinhua News Agency says the penalty might partially ban the web giant’s operations.
TOKYO (AP) — Justin Bieber has apologized to those he offended by visiting Japan’s Yasukuni war shrine this week, saying he was misled to see it as only a place of prayer.
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court says today it has released a Japanese commercial ship after owner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines paid more than $28 million involving a dispute dating back to the wartime in the 1930s. The Shanghai Maritime Affairs Court said in a statement Thursday that it freed Mitsui’s
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