In China people take to the streets again to protest Japan's purchase of three disputed islands.
After a diplomatic ice age that has lasted a few years, China and Japan are warming to one another again. Japan is also making deals with India. These are signs of a changed paradigm in Asia, DW's Frank Sieren writes.
Japan and China are economic, political and military rivals vying for influence in the Asia Pacific. But Donald Trump's contentious policies are forcing them to put their rivalry aside and cooperate.
Facing multiple security challenges, Japan has begun exploring legislation to lift a spending cap on defense. The move reflects a new strategic reality but also risks antagonizing neighbors. Julian Ryall reports.
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