BBC poll uncovers foreign perceptions of Japan, and Japan’s perceptions of other countries.
Chinese ships are spotted entering the Senkaku Island’s disputed territory again.
Tokyo says the Japanese police force plans to launch a new cyber crime task force skilled in several languages and the ability to use the Interwebs.
High pollution days lead the Environment Ministry to recommend staying indoors after China’s Smog Blast attack proves effective.
A firework being sold in China named the ‘Tokyo Big Bang’ has been banned by the government to avoid damaging relations with Japan, a move comparable to ordering a diet coke with your KFC Chicken Rice Sandwich meal to cut calories.
An actor named Shi Zhongpeng appeared as a Japanese soldier in over 200 Chinese TV shows last year, dying on screen up to eight times per day.
Hungry chicken after the jump.
Chinese Senior Colonel Liu Mingfu must have just finished watching a nature documentary as he answered questions about China’s territorial disputes, attempting to convey his hatred of Japan through strange animal metaphors.
An adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said that Japan and China need “rules of the game” concerning the Senkaku Islands, possibly confusing the potential trigger of WW3 with a Command & Conquer marathon he played over the weekend.
In the latest development concerning Japan’s relationship with China and South Korea, or the ‘Triangle of Hate’, a South Korean court has refused to extradite a Chinese national to Japan in order to stand trial for a Yasukuni Shrine arson attack. The Yasukuni shrine is, of course, famous due to rumours of a recent visit from AKB48 (and possibly some other stuff about commemorating war criminals).