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China: Anti-Japan protests cool, but economic effects could be long-lasting

TAIPEI — Enter into a territorial dispute with China at your own economic peril. That was the gist of what analysts had to say about the most recent round of anti-Japanese protests in China.

Fresh anti-Japan protests break out across China

TOKYO – Protests have spread to about 100 cities. Japanese companies have shuttered factories and warned expatriates to avoid demonstrations for their own safety. Thousands of people had gathered outside the Japanese embassy in Beijing by early afternoon, but were vastly outnumbered by police and paramilitary teams. And in an act of civic aggression, about 1,000 Chinese fishing vessels headed for the Japanese-held islands.
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