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LinkAsia | Oct 1
Chinese state broadcaster CCTV gives their perspective on Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's speech at the United Nations. The Chinese foreig...
Apparently, the Japanese man involved in the truck-driving incident has tried putting up stakes in other places, like a Korean museum to commemorate comfort women. He also tried to give a stake to the Japanese embassy in Korea, but was refused. Now, to another territorial dispute involving Japan. This one is over a chain of small, uninhabited islands south of Okinawa. Japan calls them the Senkaku, and has controlled them for over a century. But China, which calls the islands the Diaoyu, is disputing Japan's claim. It turns out that the islands may lie near undersea gas and oil reserves. The Japanese prime minister now says he's looking to buy the islands from a Japanese family.
Yoshihiko Noda, Japanese Prime Minister:
Looking at it from the point of view in terms of how to peacefully and stably maintain the islands, we have begun talking with the owners of the islands and looking into our options overall.