Is Google siding with Japan's claims at the expense of China? Search for "Diaoyutai" or the Chinese character equivalent, "钓鱼台群岛," you'll not be able to find the disputed islands. Circled in red below is where a pin should be placed. Nothing shows up. Instead, if you search for "Senkaku-shoto," Google Maps takes you to the disputed islands. They are labeled with … [Read more...] about According to Google, Diaoyutai belongs to Japan!
Japan's NHK World has just reported the detained Chinese captain (Zhan Qixiong) since September 8 will be released. The report said: Japanese prosecutors have decided to release the captain of a Chinese fishing boat involved in collisions in the East China Sea. The captain's detention has stirred tension between Japan and China. I'd be shocked if the captain is dragged … [Read more...] about Diaoyutai Chinese Captain to be released