Japan nationalised the Diaoyu Islands (called Senkaku Islands by Japan) to claim its sovereignty over the islands. According to Ming Pao, to counter that and claim China’s sovereignty over those islands under dispute, Chinese Permanent Representative to the United NationsLi Baodong delivered the coordinates of the base points for the baseline and the marine chart of China’s territorial sea around the islands.
Amid flaring nationalism, Chinese people have protested and refused to buy Japanese goods. A man even burnt a Honda Civic he owned before Honda’s sales outlet in Shanghai.
So far six Japanese have been injured by angry Chinese.
Now, China has sent six marine surveillance ships to patrol the area. What has Japan done?
It lodged a…
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