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Police fire teargas at anti-Japan protesters who gathered outside Shenzhen city's Communist Party headquarters, in southern China's Guangdong province, on Sunday.

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Thank you, Ishihara, for bringing this all about.

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It gets repetitively boring after a while. Most Japanese see these demonstrations on the news, yawn and switch channels to the baseball game.

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smithinjapanSep. 16, 2012 - 07:09PM JST Thank you, Ishihara, for bringing this all about.

LOLOL. Yea, Ishihara invented the Abrti-Japan Patrotic Education program that been taught in Chinese schools.

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Can I bash you over the head since I didn't invent violence? I didn't invent dynamite but have enough sense to know not to light it. Ishihara doesn't have the sense of a 2 year old and only a fellow _____ would support him.

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What a riot! The police have employed a classic testudo formation.

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Oh my, these thousands of protesters are acting like hell as if there is no law there. So many protesters who changed their mind on halfway are now breaking into department stores and looting merchandises/goods from there. Police can't stop riots looting at all. I wonder Chinese ares civilized people?

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Communism is a very beautiful word. Nothing can describe it other than the other word "CHAOS". What a lovely picture.

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titaniumdioxide: "Communism is a very beautiful word."

Clearly you don't understand the term. Japan still has a 'Communist Party', after all, but both nations are pretty far from the true definition, as is Viet Nam, for that matter.

kwatt: " I wonder Chinese ares civilized people?"

As civilized as anyone else. People are people -- give them cause and they will act like animals; the Japanese are no exception, as is evidenced by their past.

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Zybster: "Smithinjapan, is the "pure communism" attainable by any country?"

You misunderstand me. Communism is derived from Socialism, a term tainted and now having no true meaning thanks in large part to Republican answers to Democratic reforms in the US. But to answer your question, no, true 'anarchy' (another tainted term) can never be attainable because ultimately there is someone who seeks control. Hence it seeks to be Socialism and becomes a dictatorship in most cases. The closest Socialism ever came was with Cuba, but that went bust as well.

"There is no ideal system, but it seems like communism is much farther from the ideal than other alternatives."

Agreed, but again, it is not Communism -- any 'communist' nation is simply a capitalist nation under the name 'Communist' only. I'm not at all an advocate of Communism, but I am just making a point. As for the alternatives, what's better? Democracy is clearly giving no grounds for progress, be it Afghanistan or the US or Japan.

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Thank you, Ishihara, for bringing this all about.

Something like this would have still happened eventually. It happened in 2005 without Ishihara's input, and it will probably happen again.

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missray: I don't want to get into how badly the Japanese government mismanaged things after the Great Hanshin Quake, be it ignoring poor communities, zainichi communities, the elderly, or not allowing international aid because they didn't want to look back. It caused a lot of problems, and killed a LOT of people. My guess is you won't find it in your textbooks, though. You want a link? a quick Google will confirm what I say.

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missray: But while we're at it, I'm glad you do not deny such things have happened in the past aside from the Great Hanshin Quake. Tell us, what did you learn in your history books about things after the great Tokyo earthquake?

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smithinjapanSep. 16, 2012 - 07:09PM JST

Thank you, Ishihara, for bringing this all about.

I have read many comments bashing Ichihara, Ichihara-san is not guilty in this episode, only china is using this as a pretext to intimidate Japanese public opinion.

Enough is enough of posts bashing against my governor!!

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Thank you, Ishihara, for bringing this all about.

Ha,ha. That's funny, because I don't see Ishihara or mentions about him anywhere in this picture? The Chinese are out rioting, attacking Japanese consulates, sending patrol boats into another nations waters, their president threatens conflict, and smithinjapan wants to blame the Japanese! I guess blind prejudice really does blind you from seeing anyone else in this scenario.

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Issa1: "I have read many comments bashing Ichihara, Ichihara-san is not guilty in this episode, only china is using this as a pretext to intimidate Japanese public opinion."

I think you mean "ISHIhara", no? Strange that you can defend a man who's name you cannot remember. And sorry, all of this is the result of his actions -- buying islands that supposedly already belonged to Japan. Heck, I understand your frustration though; try explaining why you need to buy something you own to anyone and you'll see nothing but question marks. Why do you think these Chinese are protesting? Do you think they have no cause?

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give them cause and they will act like animals; the Japanese are no exception, as is evidenced by their past.

Finally a self-inflicted confession that some posters on here still connect modern-day Japanese to the Japanese pre-1945. smithinjapan, in the same thinking do you still mistrust the Germans, the Crusaders, the Romans, and the Ottoman Empire....?

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This is not CHAOS, this is the Chinese people who fighting for the true justice of territory though China government want them to calm down.

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This is not CHAOS, this is the Chinese people who fighting for the true justice of territory though China government want them to calm down.

So rioting is the way Chinese get justice. Rules are for fools! So sayeth our resident Chinese sage.

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House AtreidesSep. 16, 2012 - 09:31PM JST

So rioting is the way Chinese get justice. Rules are for fools! So sayeth our resident Chinese sage.

Yes, these are the real Chinese,no makeup!

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think about it ppl. if the japan gov is so sure the island belongs to japan, then why: a. it has to buy it from a seller.lol. b. why it has to put an ad in newspapers to explain it to its people. this is insanity. take a look. http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2012/09/13/japan-launches-ad-blitz-to-drive-home-territorial-claims/

the reason it puts an ad is because it knows that the japanese ppl are now in doubt as to the way the gov is handling the situation.

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issa1: "Yes, these are the real Chinese,no makeup!"

And in the morning you have no make-up either, so does that make you Chinese? In any case you have proven my point -- people are people, and will get angry when tested, regardless of nationality. You could be Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Taiwanese, it doesn't matter. Fortunately, at least according to media reports, this kind of violence has yet to occur in Japan. Personally I know it has, but it hasn't hit the scale it's hit in other nations.

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@SmithinJapan "Unlike Japan, they actually apologized, and continue to do so, and..."

I keep hearing comments from Chinese (admittedly translated) and Korean protesters (whom I can understand) and I keep hearing things let we can NEVER forgive, we can NEVER forget, et al ad infinitum. To people who seem to confuse demonstrating with looting, would any kind of apology honestly make a difference and bring the region the stability it has rarely had in the past?

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mano2012: "think about it ppl. if the japan gov is so sure the island belongs to japan, then why: a. it has to buy it from a seller.lol. b. why it has to put an ad in newspapers to explain it to its people. this is insanity. take a look. "

Exactly. Japan on this issue seems like a sniveling little child, unaware of what's happening. They have no idea what's going on. So hey! let's buy islands that we already own! It'll.... ummm... make us feel better for a bit?

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Hey Smithinjapan, As can be seen from the German's far right, not everyone on that list has apologized. And I am quickly getting sick of the whole "Apology" discussion anyway. I used to get upset over it, and then I realized that it wasn't worth it, CUZ APOLOGIES ARE STOOPID AND WWII HAPPENED TWO GENERATIONS BEFORE I WAS BORN. Just like it did with so many of the idiots in the picture. So let's rule that out. These idiots are frothing at the mouth (just like the whinging Koreans) because that is how they have been educated. Same reason why the Japanese are sitting there saying "Why do they not like us?". All of them have been raised with this Bull Shart mentality, and it is showing. So if there is an apology needed, it is by each country's respective government, to each country's respective citizens, for epic failures along the way.

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Unlike Japan, they actually apologized, and continue to do so, and made actual amends instead of the slight bow of politicians and apologies that right-wingers like stomach-ache Abe have tried to rescind. Seriously, people like you make such comments and wonder why others get upset? Not surprised, really... you are after all a product of white-washed history.

I compare this to the past few months in the UK where there has been this running joke about the present incompetent tory government and how David Cameron blames everything that has/ is going wrong on the legacy of the previous Labour government. The ruins of the economy, high unemployment, fraud and corruption within London's banking sector. We call it 'the blame game' and it has reached the point of comedy as we now laugh every time Cameron or Osborne begin to say 'because of the legacy handed to us by....' I compare this with the posters on this news story who will blindly blame this situation on the Japanese, historical events caused by the Japanese over 70 years ago, and now new heights of pathetic excuses, Japanese apologies. The blame game, how sad.

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@smith

...according to media reports, this kind of violence has yet to occur in Japan. Personally I know it has....

Care to share the details with the rest of us? You've got me intrigued....

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Unlike Japan, they actually apologized, and continue to do so, and made actual amends instead of the slight bow of politicians and apologies that right-wingers like stomach-ache Abe have tried to rescind. Seriously, people like you make such comments and wonder why others get upset? Not surprised, really... you are after all a product of white-washed history.

smith, it's 2012 and nobody exists anymore from 1944 (unless they are 80 or 90 years old). The present Japanese government, imperial royal family, or the current population of Japan have nothing to do with events pre-1945. Get over it pal. Sop watching yesterday on cable tv, buy yourself an iPad and get a twitter account. It's 2012.

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MeanRingo: "(just like the whinging Koreans) "

When did you become an Aussie, Ringo? :) Last I heard we North Americans called it 'whining', not 'whinging'. hehehe. That said, I agree with pretty much everything else you said in terms of history being history, but my point was that it's history as proof when it benefits some politicians here, and forgotten when it does not.

lucabrasi: "Care to share the details with the rest of us? You've got me intrigued...."

My wife is Korean, and has been recently accosted by a number of people who know so. That's but one example, and quite personal, of course. She is thinking of leaving the country, as a matter of fact, based on how she is being questioned in daily life. I actually fear for her safety if some nutbag realizes she's not Japanese.

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The Chinese government is playing with fire trying to continue to stoke the nationalist fever around these islands. It doesn’t take much to turn this mob mentality (encouraged, or at least allowed) by the government from Japan issues to facing, with the same violence, their own domestic policies. I would be the state run media and censers start dialing down the information around these contested islands.

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TigersTokyoDome: "smith, it's 2012 and nobody exists anymore from 1944 "

Great! So you admit outside of the island dispute of the Senkakus (and I do believe them to be Japanese) the other island disputes fall in favour of South Korea and Russia.

"smith, it's 2012 and nobody exists anymore from 1944"

So why do you argue that Dokdo is Japanese and the Kuriles are Japanese? Do you just whine when it suits you? Wait... wait.... let me guess: 'It's not the same thing', right?

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Japan must show maturity in front of these controlled dictaorial demonstrations. Keep cool do not put oil on the fire and it will come down. Even leave China fishing for a while around these islands. Then play on the international tribune at a diplomatic level. Until China starts digging natural resources under these islets, what is really the issue? None!

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hatsoff: "Smith, change the broken record on the apologies business pleeeeease."

You don't want an answer, don't ask.

"And while Nazi Germany and Japan were both losers in the war, they were guilty of vastly different actions. Nazi Germany wanted to exterminate a whole race of people; Japan didn't"

Yeah, only 6 million killed in the Holocaust, and 10 million killed by Japan's occupation of its neighbours. But let me guess, it doesn't say that in your textbooks. ;)

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A bunch of people yelling and booing and hissing about some rocks they probably never heard of before a few weeks ago. Change the channel.

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@mano2012 The J-goverment bought the islands from a Japanese family called Kurihara who owned the islands. They had previously been renting them on a yearly basis. Ishihara was going to buy the islands and then probably built a port or such like which would have infuriated the Chinese even more. The Japanese government actually bought the islands to diffuse the situation.

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meant to say 'defuse the situation'!

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@mountainpear the japan gov mishandled the situation by doing the so-called buying the island. lol.

did u notice something strange here? ask yourself why the japan gov Needs to explain to its ppl by putting an ad in the newspapers?? it knows it has botched the issue and the japanese ppl are really in doubt about it.

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Matthew Simon: "Smith, what do war crimes have to do with some islands that were repatriated to Japan by the US in the 70's?"

If I beat up your mother some decades back, and used her as a sex slave, would you simply forget about it because time has passed? Is your mom's experience suddenly not important because it was a long time ago and I say it never happened?

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Great! So you admit outside of the island dispute of the Senkakus (and I do believe them to be Japanese) the other island disputes fall in favour of South Korea and Russia.

What are you talking about now? Our exchange was to do with your comments on Japanese WWII apologies and your constant banging on about Japanese crimes pre-1945. This news story is about anti-Japanese demonstrations in China, you can't just switch around various disputes and history to suit your argument.

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ikkoikkiSep. 16, 2012 - 09:47PM JST

Would any kind of apology honestly make a difference and bring the region the stability it has rarely had in the past?

I think one from the Japanese King would go a long way and japan passing some sort of attrocity denial law would go a long way to appeasing a majority of Asia.

People should also remember that just because people don't voice or demonstrate, doesn't mean that they have forgotten the cruelty of the Japanese during the war. I have a lot of family in Singapore and many are still pained by the loss of family (they knew or remember every year) during the Sook Ching massacres, when they systematically killed 50,000 people over a 4 week period.

It is OK for people to say the war was 70 years ago and those who committed those barbaric acts are dead, and history should be resigned to the textbook. However it is another to say that those acts never happened.

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I'm with Dog and smithinjapan, it's all very easy to tell people to get over things that happened, but there are people who lived through the war who are still around and carry those memories with them.

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My wife is Korean, and has been recently accosted by a number of people who know so. That's but one example, and quite personal, of course. She is thinking of leaving the country, as a matter of fact, based on how she is being questioned in daily life. I actually fear for her safety if some nutbag realizes she's not Japanese.

Finally, the truth about smithinjapan's absolute hatred of Japan and one-way dialogue comes out. It did make me wonder how a regular poster on JT never had a good word to say about anything Japanese. By the way, your Korean wife has no safety issues in Japan. Bar the tiny, tiny minority of violent right-wingers (who would pick a fight with Japanese as well) the Japanese public do not attack foreigners in Japan. Your very political anti-Japanese manifesto is a pack of lies and it makes me wonder if you yourself, despite the username smith, have Korean heritage.

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I read that the Vice President of China Xi is using the mobs to gain control of Red China.

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@smith

She is thinking of leaving the country, as a matter of fact, based on how she is being questioned in daily life. I actually fear for her safety if some nutbag realizes she's not Japanese.

That's got to be tough. Out of interest, do people realise your wife is Korean from her looks, from her way of speaking, or only from prior knowledge? I'm genuinely interested :)

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TigersTokyoDomeSep. 16, 2012 - 11:07PM JST

.Bar the tiny, tiny minority of violent right-wingers (who would pick a fight with Japanese as well) the Japanese public do not attack foreigners in Japan.

My wife really dislikes Chinese and Koreans and she isn't a violent right-winger. A lot of my Japanese friends, after a few beers, will state in very clear terms, how they don't like Koreans or Chinese, and they too are not violent right wingers.

The fact is that a lot of japanese don't like Chinese and Koreans and especially with the Chinese amongst their midst, they are synonymous with any conversation on foreign crime.

If you think that anti-Chinese sentiment is a minority opinion in Japan, well I say get your head out of your manga comics, turn of the anime and come and visit japan some day. Anti-Chinese and anti-Korean feeling is very strong in japan, it just isn't visible and why does it have to be, when the institutions of the state do all the footwork needed.

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U.S investors should start to ponder this tragedy what if this happened to them too. These Chinese people obviously aren't civil and the govt more likely hands-off over this. If this happen to U.S, the only most possible outcome is World War 3. Just think about it.

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Ishihara should be appointed as the next Japanese ambassador. I am sure he will have a great time over there with his views and opinions.

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Wow. Japanese want to forget the past because it's convenient for them. This picture proves that Chinese have not forgotten, not even one bit. Yes, some Chinese may have been brainwashed by the anti-Japanese education like some folks here surmise. But it takes more than that to arouse a spontaneous reaction like this - No matter what it is, calling it brainwashing doesn't do either side any good, just as a doctor calling a patient sick won't make him recover. An honest effort from Japanese to understand what's behind this sudden burst of hatred is called for.

I dunno. If Chinese are to be accused of having been brainwashed, Japanese are equally guilty of conveniently having been forgotten the ugly past. Japanese say it was long time ago, and reparation has been made. But it seems clear that Chinese do not see it that way.

Even the most extreme right-wing Japanese see this as much more than a simple territorial dispute. And that should tell a bunch about the nature of this crisis.

Dispute ends if and only if both sides agree to end it.

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I have to say, Korean and Chinese troops or invaders also caused terrible atrocities in the last century, and Chinese are still in their dirty business in these days and ages. Have they been bashed all over? Nope, we educated people know how to forgive and move on.

Again with the islands dispute, some poor brainwashed Chinese citizens are barking like rabid dogs. They don't even recognize what's going on within their country, their economy. The Chinese propaganda and censorship system must be a new wonder of the world!!! Educated Chinese know what's right and wrong, they are more worried about feeding their families than joining this bulls.

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@slave owner

What is remembering the past do anything with the present situation?

Is it going to stop the Chinese going ape$hit?

Is it going to bring back the vandalized and looted goods that happened in these riots?

Is it going to bring back the burnt down factories and car dealers set on fire by arson?

I also assume that Chinese forgotten that a certain island nation after normalization supplied enormous amount of ODA, technological support and various other soft loan so they could get back on their own two feet. (That goes for ROK as well)

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I will be happy though, if the Chinese keep destroying other Chinese's properties

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Sending Ishihara to China is a brilliant idea. Expressing opinions is nothing wrong but violence should be used only towards real enemies, not Japanese people, shops, restaurants, vehicles in China. Promote trade and cultivate love, then everybody is happy, not just the politicians!

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The key issue is that Japan should return what it robbed from China in WW2 and in a long run build a new relationship with China.

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Daffy_Duck:I'm with Dog and smithinjapan, it's all very easy to tell people to get over things that happened, but there are people who lived through the war who are still around and carry those memories with them.

Okay, you are right Daffy, let's eff shart up then and start a war. We'll let the octogenarians use the morons out there protesting as proxies to fight over what they remember of WWII and the events leading up to it. Then all those who have a beef can take it out on their neighbours until 70 years worth or rage is quenched. Is that your good idea? Cool, well though out.

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The main reason for the riot is looting..........isn't it?

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Again the problem is from Japanese government, which should have settled the problems long before like Germany who already regained the respect across the world. Unfortunately, Japanese didn't solve the problems and this passed down to younger generations. Nobody supports the violence for sure but the angry and irritation can be used so easily, especially for the people whose grandparents or relatives got slaughtered or tortured to death in the war.

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The burning and looting is ironic as they are hurting China far more than Japan. By burning Japanese factories and shops they are teaching Japan not to invest in China. How long will it be before all foreign factories and shops are attacked? It will be good to relocate the jobs back to Japan and give those greedy Japanese a black eye!

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Look at J's neighbours, everyone is irritated. Russa sent fight jets to circle Japan again and again. Korea's Lee visited one of the disputed islands, and now it's China's turn. Why ? Japanese government goes too far right beyond the neighbour's tolerance.

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smithinjapanSep. 16, 2012 - 07:09PM JST Thank you, Ishihara, for bringing this all about.

Ishihara did not create the "Patriotic Education program" that has been taught in the Chinese school systems efeectively brainwashing the people into hating Japan. Even the people of hong Kong call it "brainwashjing" and are resisting having it forced upon their school system. You can go on and on "teaching" how evil the Japanese, but when you leave out crucial facts like the two countries settled all WWII disputes and signed a Treaty of Friendship in 1972, that's called "brainwashing".

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DogSep. 16, 2012 - 11:35PM JST

The fact is that a lot of japanese don't like Chinese and Koreans and especially with the Chinese amongst their >midst, they are synonymous with any conversation on foreign crime.

The Chinese criminal element in Japan is a fact.

If you think that anti-Chinese sentiment is a minority opinion in Japan, well I say get your head out of your manga >comics, turn of the anime and come and visit japan some day. Anti-Chinese and anti-Korean feeling is very strong >in japan, it just isn't visible and why does it have to be, when the institutions of the state do all the footwork needed.

Of course it is. The Japanese were "nioce andcivolized" tyo ut it nicedly, and "syupid and naive" to be more blunt. in their feelings towards China, lining up oin drovces to go look at every Pandsa on lease fro, China. It took two years of rabid frothing at the mouth property damaging flag burning open hatred towards Japan to wake them up. Same thing with South Korea only it took just Lee Myun Bak and his mouth to do it.

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I'm quite sure that leadership in China is watching their citizens reactions very carefully - China is not exactly known as a country where political unrest is tolerated in large unmanaged doses. Those who decide to get a little too overzealous, are sure to find themselves locked up in a Laogai camp in the middle of the Gobi Desert.

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My thoughts are the people left behind are behind the riots. So many of them have been screwed by the new Chinese wealthy. It is these people they are truly venting their anger since the government lets them. Not that it will help Japanese and people with Japanese cars! The only question is when the riots will be out of control and then the Vice President uses the troops to put down the rebellion and arrest his foes? Then again as with the protest out in front of the Communist Party Headquarters, can they regain control? Will the military obey orders?

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Why do you think these Chinese are protesting? Do you think they have no cause?

Smith.

Read the caption on this picture.

Police fire teargas at anti-Japan protesters who gathered outside Shenzhen city’s Communist Party headquarters, in southern China’s Guangdong province, on Sunday.

Think hard of what these protesters are actually protesting about.

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Okay, you are right Daffy, let's eff shart up then and start a war.

No let's not.

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chucky3176 Japanese in Korea get harasses on all levels. Just let them get a hint you are Japanese and see the hatred.

LOL.. BS.. Even your right wing politician who planted Takeshima is Japanese sign in front of public places in Korea didn't get harassed. Instead, the police politely took down the provocative signs. Don't reverse what would happen to Koreans in japan, to what you imagine will happen to Japanese in Korea. You won't see any Koreans with loud speakers screaming obscenities at Japanese tourists, as what you Japanese do to Koreans.

Hey, the Asahi newspaper is reporting that Japanese people in China are saying they are "Koreans" when they were asked by Chinese what nationalities they are, to avoid getting beaten up. So much for Japanese pride. lol..

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I am not going to say much. Only that the way those Chinese are acting is completely brainless.

I guarantee until this incident happened around 95% of them never even heard of these islands. I guarantee that 80% of them don't genuinely care about the islands but are just causing trouble because they have nothing better to do.

I hope the Chinese Government will open fire on the protesters with rubber bullets soon.

This whole massive riot shows that China is about as civilized as Libya.

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The key issue is that Japan should return what it robbed from China in WW2 and in a long run build a new relationship with China.

Another fine graduate of the Chinese educational system. The Japanese central government formally annexed the islands on 14 January 1895. By the way, the lesson from WWII is that appeasement doesn't work.

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YuriOtani: "It will be good to relocate the jobs back to Japan and give those greedy Japanese a black eye!"

Oops! Did you mean 'Chinese' and not Japanese there? Nice Freudian slip! Fortunately, you're correct about the 'greedy Japanese' part. I mean, why do you think they outsource? MONEY. Cheaper labour means more profit. Look at the collapse of Sharp, and the hollowing out of the industrial sector in general here, Yuri -- and with Japan's main source of revenue being export of completed goods, and with Japan's debt, it's not the Chinese who get hurt by this but Japan. Of course China suffers as well -- everyone does! -- but they are not as dependent as Japan is on them. So stop the calls for blood and war, Yuri, and the whole "Red China" when addressing China and "the Civil War" when talking about Korea is totally lame.

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Smith, no Greedy Japanese corps who put profit before their workers and company. Sharp will be profitable when cheap Chinese and Korean goods are no longer on the market. About Red China, they are communist and oddly they were protesting in front of their HQ as well. Japans lawmakers will get the message and stop dumping of products from China, Korea or wherever. It takes local jobs to keep the economy healthy and not the rich while most of Japan is poor.

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