The Senkaku Islands dispute concerns a territorial dispute over a group of uninhabited islands known as the Senkaku Islands in Japan, the Diaoyu in China, and Tiaoyutai Islands in Taiwan. Aside from a 1945 to 1972 period of administration by the United States, the archipelago has been controlled by Japan since 1895. The People's Republic of China (PRC) disputed the proposed US … [Read more...] about What are the land disputes between China and Japan?
What is Yakusuni shrine?
Yasukuni Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan founded by Emperor Meiji to commemorate individuals who had died in service of the Empire of Japan during wars from 1867–1951. This eligibility includes civilians in service and government officials. It is a shrine to house the actual souls of the dead as kami, or "spirits/souls". This activity is strictly a … [Read more...] about What is Yakusuni shrine?