Senkaku/ Diaoyu Islands

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  • Pro-China activst land on the islands

    Pro-China activst land on the islands
    BBC news 14 Chinese activsts landed on the islands. Japanese police arrested and sent to Okinawa.
  • Japan frees Chinese Activsts

    Japan frees Chinese Activsts
    BBC news Japanese police released the Chinese activists who went and landed on the island.
  • Japan activist land on the islands

    Japan activist land on the islands
    BBC news
    More than ten Japanese nationalist activists landed on the island.
  • Japanese Government releases the video of Hong Kong people landing on the island

    Japanese government released the video when Chinese activists landed on the island. they cut to 30 minutes video instead of seven hours.
  • flag of Japan envoy's car get ripped off in Beijing

    flag of Japan envoy's car get ripped off in Beijing
    BBC news
    flag from japan evoy, Uichiro NIwa's car got ripped off in Beijing. Two car forced to stop envoy's car and ripped off the flag. The envoy did not get hurt.
  • Group of Tokyo city officials sent a survey team to buy five islands

    Group of Tokyo city officials sent a survey team to buy five islands
    BBC news Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara sent survey team to get ready to buy five islands.
  • Japan agrees to buy the Islands

    The Telegraph Japanese government is ready to pay ¥2.05 billion (about $25 million) to the Kurihara family.
  • Chinese ships enter waters near the islands

    Chinese ships enter waters near the islands
    BBC news Six chinese ship entered watersnear the Senkaku/Dyaoyu islands. Japanese asked go out but Chinese claimed the islands were Chinese
  • Japan protests resume amid islands row

    Japan protests resume amid islands row
    BBC news September 18, 1931 was the day that japanses soldiers blew up reilway in Manchuria, and blamed it on dissidents. This was later revealed to be a pretext for the invasion of north-east China. Thousands of protesters recite slogans outside of the Japanese embassy in Beijing.
  • Taiwanese boats enter water near the disputed islands

  • China's central bank governor to skip meeting in Japan

    BBC news The governor of the People's Bank of China, Zhou Xiaochuan, was scheduled to attend a speech in Tokyo.
  • Japanese ministers visit Yasukuni Shrine

    Japanese ministers visit Yasukuni Shrine
    BBC newsJapanese ministers visit the Yasukuni Shine in Tokyo, where they commemorate Japan's war dead. China and South Korea are very angry about this.
  • US and Japan begon military drills

    US and Japan begon military drills
    BBC newsUS and Japan started military exercise in the islands of Okinawa. At least 47000 peole joined the drill and runs until 16 November.
  • Japan names new ambassador to China

    BBC news
    Local media said Masato Kitera will be sent to Beijing next month. The outgoing envoy, Uichiro Niwa will act as ambassador in the interim.
  • China anger at US remarks on East China Sea islands

    BBC news
    Secretary of United States Hillary Clinton had warned that the US opposed any action that wouldundermine Japanese administration of the islands.
    In Monday's regular briefing to journalists, Mr Hong said the US "bears undeniable historical responsibility on the Diaoyu issue".
    "The US comments ignore facts and confuse truth with untruth," he said.
  • Taiwanese activist force to go back from the disputed islands by Japan

    BBC news
    The fishing boat was reported to have been carrying four activists. The Taiwanese captain, an Indonesian employee and a news cameraman. It was being escorted by four Taiwanese coastguard vessels.
  • Japan protest over china ship's radar action

    BBC news
    Itsunori Onodera, the Japanese Defence Minister said on 30 January something like fire-control was directed at a Japanese self-defence ship. he also said the Japanese military helicopter was targeted with a similar type of radar by Chinese ship.
  • China rejects Japan rader-lock allegation

    BBC news
    China said japan radar-lock allegation is not true. China said to Japan stop stirring up tension in the East China Sea. Japan said the Chinese explanation did not mach the fact.
  • Japan Prime Minister Abe warns China of force of islands landing.

    Japan Prime Minister Abe warns China of force of islands landing.
    BBC news
    Eight Chinese ships sailed around the diputed islands. Japanese cost guard said it was the highest number of Chinese boat in the area after September 2012 when Tokyo nationalize the island.Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe told he would respond with force if any attempt is made to land on disputed islands.
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    Senkaku/Diaoyu ISlands