Tag: Tang Jiaxuan

  • China Says Relations With Japan at 'New Starting Point'

    Chinese State Councillor Tang Jiaxuan, who in September said Abe Shinzo would have to behave himself on the Yasukuni Shrine issue as a precondition for a meeting with the Chinese president after becoming prime minister, told a Japanese minister that China and Japan are at a “new starting point.” “The two countries have already broken […]

  • This Week: China-Japan Ties Easing, Nakasone Broaches Nuclear Japan

    It’s been a news-filled week for Japan-China relations and Japan in general, leading up to the LDP election later this month. Several signs that tensions between China and Japan may ease after Koizumi’s departure emerged this week. Using the a signed commentary in the People’s Daily overseas edition, the Chinese government demanded Abe Shinzo take […]