Japanese businesses tread carefully as protests "die down"
September 20th, 2012
Japanese companies are treading carefully after being forced to halt operations amid mounting tensions in Beijing. According to the Financial Times, anti-Japanese protests across China seem to be dying down. Chinese authorities placed heavy security around the Japanese embassy and took further measures to reign in further protests. Several Japanese manufacturers, such as Nissan, Mitsubishi …
China puts a lid on anti-Japan protests
August 24th, 2012
China is holding back its patriots fearing that ‘too much freedom’ could backfire on the government. Anti-Japanese sentiment filled the streets of Beijing, underlining the escalating tensions over territorial disputes in the East China Sea. However, the Chinese government is putting on a calm facade as its once-in-a-decade leadership transition approaches. Anti-Japanese activists called the …