A scholar in Beijing says China had to cancel a high level meeting with the Japanese prime minister; a journalist in Seoul says disputes involving Japan and South Korea are further damaging the fragile relationship; and a politician in Tokyo finds it a mystery... Join People in the Know.
Download Script Why did China cancel a meeting with the Japanese leader? Zha: "Koizumi changed the bottom line of his China policy."
How have Japan's attitudes affect its relations with South Korea? Fic: "The 2005 year of mutual friendship has somehow gone downhill."
And what these issues mean to Japan's UN ambition. Kono: "If Prime Minister understands the situation, tries to be more friendly to neighboring countries, it would help our bid to the Security Council a little bit."
People in Know looks into the disputes between Japan and its neighbors. ......