October 05, 2005
Japanese poll shows anti-Chinese feeling running strong among Japanese
One of Japanese leading newspapers, Mainichi Shimbun's poll published on Thursday shows only 31 percent of 2,418 Japanese feel an affinity for China while 65 percent of those have favorable impression of the US.
It reveals the cooling public sentiment among Japanese against China and the tension between these two countries that is often called politically cold but economically hot.
The article concluded "when it came to China, the impact of anti-Japanese riots on the Asian mainland in April seems to have had an adverse effect on the way Japanese view Chinese."
People who answered that they feel intimacy with China fairy well 4%
not very much50%
not at all18%
People who answered that they feel intimacy with the US fairy well 14%
not very much28%
not at all5%
Posted October 5, 2005 11:08 PM
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