Chinese Basketball Association website hacked by “Japanese”

| November 8th, 2012

The following is guest post by Philip via MarketingToChina.com

The website of Chinese Basketball Association was hacked in the night of Nov. 6, Beijing time (GMT +8). On the front page of the website there appeared a notice in Japanese as shown in the following. The rough translation is “Diaoyu Islands owner is Japan, Chinese are China pigs, Japanese technology the best”.

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Han Deqiang and Patriotism

| October 15th, 2012

Radical Maoist professor Han Deqiang has become the face of Diaoyu Islands extremists after he slapped an 80-year-old man at a protest in September. At a protest against Japan’s plan to nationalize the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands, an elderly man took offense with some of the protesters’ pro-Mao slogans, and Han, a professor at Beijing Aeronautical Institute, slapped him on the face twice and accused him of being an anti-Chinese traitor.

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Are the Diaoyu protesters behaving rationally?

| September 12th, 2012

Of mice and menace [By Jia Qiang/China.org.cn]

Have anti-Japanese sentiments gone too far in China in the wake of the intensification of the Diaoyu Islands controversy? Some Chinese writers think so. After Japanese activists landed on the islands to reassert Japanese ownership following Hong Kong activists’ landing, protests were sparked throughout China, and some protesters smashed Japanese cars.

Liu Wending, in a column that was published at China.org.cn, a website published by the State Council Information Office, wrote that “some [protesters] threatened […]Read more…

Dispute over the Senkaku Island with Japan

| August 23rd, 2012

The Global Times, one of the top Chinese party newspapers issued an editorial yesterday saying China is prepared for military attack because the dispute over the Senkaku Island with Japan has become an irreconcilable conflict.

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Anti-Japan demonstrations broke out in many cities, China urges Rational Patriotism

| October 26th, 2010

(AP Photo)

Last weekend, at least five major cities in China had the anti-Japanese demonstrations. The official People’s Daily published a signed article, to urge people to be rational and abide by the laws when expressing patriotism.

According to several media reports, the demonstrations in various cities are formed mainly by young people, and a few elderly also participated. Demonstrators held banners that said “Boycotting Japanese Goods”, “Defend the Diaoyu Islands” and so on. They asked the government to get tough on […]Read more…

Fishing boat Collision triggers Chinese activists to launch Diaoyutai protest

| September 11th, 2010

On September 7th, a Chinese fishing boat and a Japanese patrol boat collided in waters near the territorial disputed Diaoyutai Islands (between China and Japan). The captain of  the Chinese fishing boat was arrested by Japanese government and could face up to three years in prison if found guilty. (See more pictures, videos and netizens’ comments on chinaSMACK)

The collision once again cracked the Sin-Japanese relations and also stirred up another round of Chinese national sentiment as well as the […]Read more…