U. N. Secretary Kafi Annan requests a meeting between Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi and Chinese President Hu. Chinese demonstrators in cities such as Shanghai and Beijing. History of Relationship. 1895 - Japan wins Sino-Japanese War.
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U. N. Secretary Kafi Annan requests a meeting between Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi and Chinese President Hu
1895- Japan wins Sino-Japanese War
1931 - Japan carries out a coup against the Chinese in Shenyang (Mukden) known as the "Mukden Incident" on September 18.
1937 - Japan invades mainland China from its foothold in Manchuria and in December takes Nanjing.
1945 - Japan surrenders and removes troops from China
1972 - Tokyo and Beijing establish diplomatic relations. Japan says it understands and respects China's position on Taiwan, which it regards as a renegade province.
1985 - Prime Minister Nakasone visits Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine sparking anti-Japanese protests in China.
1995 - Fifty years after World War II ended, Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama makes Japan's most widely recognized apology for starting a conflict that killed up to 20 million people.
1998 - Beijing and Tokyo fail to close the book on their bitter past during Chinese President Jiang's November visit Japan expressed only "deep remorse", rather than the written war apology sought by China, and Tokyo stood firm against Beijing's demand for a clearer statement that Japan would not support Taiwan independence.
2001 - Sino-Japanese ties sour after newly-elected Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi visited the Yasukuni Shrine.
Angry about new Japanese history books that ignore war crimes of World War II
Opposition to Japan’s attempt to gain permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council
The Taiwan Issue
East China Sea Disputes
Visits by Japanese prime ministers to the Yasukuni shrine
Japanese Court’s rejection of lawsuit filed by Chinese surivors of WWII attrocities
China feels Japan is trying “to buy” a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council
Many Chinese feel that Japan’s history of invasions should exclude Japan from a Security Council
China is dissatisfied over recent “negative tendancies” in Japan’s policy concerning Taiwan, and is especially concerned with deepening the Japan-Taiwan ties in security
Chinese are requesting a more concrete display against “Taiwan Independence” and for “One China”
China and Japan have always had disputes on Islands and boundary demarcations in the East China Sea
Last Wednesday, The Japanese government initiated procedures to grant Japanese firms the right to conduct test drilling for potential gas and oil fields to the east of the so called "demarcation line" in the East China Sea
Both Japanese and Chinese officials are concerned of the economic consequences of the recent slump in relations
China is Japan's biggest trading partner
Trade between China and Japan last year was worth about $167 billion
Japan has invested in more than 20,000 projects in China with total actual investment of more than $32 billion
Japanese Officials have stated the country stands in favor of “One China” policy and is against any “One China, One Taiwan” or “Taiwan Independence” policy
Believe that they have already apologized for war crimes and are now demanded an apology from China for damage done during the protests
In Tokyo, Koizumi indicated Tokyo might take a less confrontational stance if he is to meet Hu in Indonesia