Entries from Zhongnanhai tagged with 'Japan'

Defining "the west" and its role in the torch protests

At the Danwei Plenary Session last month, moderator Jeremy Goldkorn issued a proviso before the discussion began: he would be referring to the western media and the Chinese media, even though "western media" is not, by any stretch, a homogeneous...

Swastikas on the French flag, and threats against the Japanese

Chinese protesters are turning up the heat on France over the torch protests which happened in Paris. As the picture to the right shows, protesters painted a swastika on the French flag, and wrote that Joan of Arc was...