GUANGZHOU, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Police in south China's metropolis of Guangzhou have detained 11 people who had allegedly smashed a Japanese-brand car, shop windows and billboards during anti-Japan protests on Sunday.
Police in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province, made the announcement on Monday on its official account of Sina Weibo, a popular Twitter-like microblogging service.
Wisdom needed in the expression of patriotism
BEIJING, Sept.16 (Xinhua) -- Protests against the Japanese government's "purchase" of the Diaoyu Islands sprung up in many cities across China over the weekend.
The Japanese government's illegal "purchase" of the Diaoyu Islands has violated China's territorial sovereignty and triggered a strong sense of indignation among the Chinese people.
Many Chinese people protested the Japanese government's "nationalization" of the Diaoyu Islands and expressed their patriotism in an orderly manner over the weekend. It was a reasonable move and natural reaction toward the provocation from the Japanese side. Full story