China-Japan relations: What can happen in 13 days?

BY WANG XIAOZHU   In a rare move, China’s Foreign Ministry announced Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s upcoming visit on Saturday, 13 days before his arrival on Oct 25. Normally Beijing would announce incoming visits of foreign political leaders less than a week, sometimes only two or three days even, before their arrivals. Exceptions had been made before, when Beijing saw the visit as exceptionally … Continue reading China-Japan relations: What can happen in 13 days?