Global flashpoints http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22440/all en Senkaku Islands spark territory dispute between China and Japan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/120716/senkakus-islands-territory-dispute-china <p>TOKYO &mdash; A tiny group of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea has again become a flashpoint in a longstanding territorial dispute between East Asia&#39;s two great rivals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/120716/senkakus-islands-territory-dispute-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global flashpoints China Political Risk Japan Philippines South Korea Vietnam Tue, 17 Jul 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Justin McCurry 5711991 at http://www.globalpost.com