September 18, 2012

A Sea of Trouble over 5 Tiny Islands

Hoffman & MacKinnon, Globe and Mail

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A dispute over a quintet of uninhabited islands is jeopardizing the political and trade relationship between the world’s second and third-largest economies, as a number of Japan’s flagship companies announced temporary closures of their China operations on Monday after being targeted by days of angry protests.

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