Reporting from Seoul and Beijing — A day after China's premier warned that his nation would punish Japan if it did not release a detained Chinese fishing boat captain, Beijing on Thursday cut off exports of minerals to Japan that are used in such products as hybrid cars, according to a media report that was later denied by Chinese officials.
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More News On The Rise Of Tensions Between China And Japan
China Japan Tensions Escalate Over Fishing Boat Captain -- ABC News
Relations between China and Japan worsen over filming of military targets -- The Guardian
Arrests step up China’s dispute with Japan -- Financial Times
China says 4 Japanese filmed military targets -- AP
China says 4 Japanese suspected of illegal filming -- Reuters
China Takes a Sharper Tone in Dispute With Japan -- New York Times
Historic enmity between China and Japan heats up -- MSNBC
China rekindles anti-Japanese sentiment over disputed islands -- Vancouver Sun, Post Media News
How a minor China-Japan fishing dispute blew into a diplomatic hurricane -- Christian Science Monitor