Tag: island dispute

  • Japan sends envoy to soothe ties with South Korea

    In an attempt to soothe diplomatic relations following a prolonged row over disputed islands, Japan has sent an envoy to meet the South Korean president-elect. Japan sends envoy to soothe […]

  • An Island Dispute of Our Own

    It’s not quite the Senkakus, but Stephen Kelly highlights a long-festering territorial dispute between the United States and Canada: Machias Seal Island is a 20-acre, treeless lump that sits nearly […]

  • China warns on sovereignty

    China has warned Japan it will not tolerate violations of its sovereignty, in high-level talks aimed at easing tensions over an islands dispute. The comments, from Vice Foreign Minister Zhang […]