Day: October 7, 2009

Devils, Ministers, and Miniskirts: Japan and its Foreign Minister in the Chinese Media, Sept/Oct 2009

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Japan / Sino-Japanese Relations

It appears that the Chinese government is eager to move forward into a somewhat mutually supportive relationship with the Democratic Party of Japan and the new Hatoyama government in Tokyo.  And therefore, along with the CCP’s desire to project a proud and confident ethos among the masses in the leadup to the big “patrio-gasm” of October 1, negative coverage of Japanese right wing or strange aspects of Japan have been downplayed in the Chinese press.  […]