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  Senkaku / Diaoyutai Islands
The Tiao Yu Tai islands (called "Senkaku" in Japanese) are a group of eight uninhabited islands on the continental shelf, separated from the Liu Chiu islands by a deep underwater trench.
Accordingly, the Senkaku Islands are not included in the territory which Japan renounced under Article II of the San Francisco Peace Treaty.
In July 1996, a Japanese group's establishment of a lighthouse on one of the Senkaku Islands sparked a wave of anti-Japanese protests, especially in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/war/senkaku.htm   (4130 words)

 The Aoiya Restaurant
Like the Abukuma Foursome, Senkaku is one of Shishio’s overconfident, idiotic henchmen who is not strong enough to be in the Juppongatana.
Senkaku also kills the secret agent in the Shingetsu village (Eiji’s brother) and his two parents.
Senkaku is captured by the Meiji police force after his defeat at Kenshin’s hands but somehow escapes later on (although his escape is not explained).
www.geocities.com /aoiyarestaurant/characters/senkaku.html   (183 words)

 Hitokiris Anonymous
As an underling of Shishio's, Senkaku was given authority to rule over the Shingetsu Village when he took it over by force with an army of men.
Senkaku is one who's ruthless; he'll kill anyone for any little reason.
From then on, Senkaku swore he'd be a different man. He saw Kenshin as the one who saved his life and showed him the way.
www.thespectrum.net /hitokiri/characters/senkaku.shtml   (149 words)

 Senkaku Islands Dispute: Handle with Care   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A solution to the Senkaku Islands dispute is an intermediate A-level national interest that may be necessary to the human development of the Japanese people because of their growing dependency on foreign oil and the economic wealth it could bring.
A level-headed, clear description of regulations in the Senkaku Islands area could mean that the economic ventures of both countries can be realized in accordance with “conflict avoidance” thus producing the preferred outcome without a decision on sovereignty.
The Senkaku Islands are a great source of nationalistic pride for the Japanese and although this solution may not give them the sovereignty they seek like an international arbitrary court would, the Japanese people realize that their relationship with China is much more important than having a final winner and loser.
pubpages.unh.edu /~kfoss/a2senkakuislands.html   (2802 words)

 N i g h t f a l l  K e n s h i n - characters/senkaku
Senkaku is a massive conehead ^_- He is also Shishio Makoto's commander in charge of a small town which has a hot spring that Shishio uses to soothe his burned body.
An undercover agent was sent to the town to live with his family and report back to the government what Shishio was up to, but his true identity was discovered and he tried to flee with his younger brother Eiji.
Senkaku's massive body was not meant to take such force and eventually he tears his knee and falls to the ground.
www.arcticnightfall.com /kenshin/characters.php?name=senkaku&group=bg   (295 words)

 The U.S.-Japan Security Alliance and the PRC | The Senkaku Islands Crisis
The Senkaku Islands (in Japanese) or the Diaoyutai Islands (in Chinese) are a small group of five islands (Uotsuri, Kita Kojima, Minami Kojima, Kuba and Taisho), three reefs and some above-water rocks that lie about 200 kilometers northwest of Taiwan and 400 kilometers west of Okinawa, measuring a mere 10km2 of land.
The PRC claims the Senkaku Islands as their own based on a mass of historical evidence dating back to the 13th century.
The Senkaku Islands issue is one that lights the hottest of nationalist fires on both sides of the conflict.
vincentpace.info /thesis/senkaku_islands_crisis.html   (3269 words)

 Diaoyu/Senkaku: To Whom do these Eight Isles Belong?
Whether you choose to call them the Senkaku islands, as do the Japanese, or refer to them by their Chinese name, the Diaoyu islands, one thing is clear: these eight islands rightfully belong to China.
It claims are based on the Senkaku's inclusion in the Ryukyu island chain, which includes Okinawa.
The Senkaku islands were included in the group of islands which the United States returned to Japanese authority in 1972.
www.geocities.com /Tokyo/Shrine/2475/diaoyu.html   (1915 words)

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At first I was thinking about making Senkaku a character who didn't speak, other than yelling "Gahhh!!" or "Guahhh!!" There hasn't been a character that didn't speak in Ruroken so far, and it would be a kind of experiment with an entirely new type of bad guy.
Senkaku after the change was just stupidly strong, exposed as cannon fodder.
I have many regrets about Senkaku, but for some reason he was really popular among my friends as the Ruroken "Sexy Dynamite" character (especially the crotch), so I guess that's some consolation.
www.maigo-chan.org /rk9_69.htm   (793 words)

 Senkaku Islands - disputed between Japan & China
The islands known as the Senkaku Islands (尖閣諸島;; -Shoto) in Japanese and Diaoyutai Islands (釣魚台列嶼; Pinyin: Diàoyútái Lièdǎo) in Chinese are disputed islands administered by Japan but claimed by the Republic of China and the People's Republic of China.
On October 7, protestors placed the flags of the Republic of China and the People's Republic of China on the main island, but they were later removed by the Japanese.
The Senkaku Islands were first documented during the Ming Dynasty, by royal visitors from Ming China to the Ryukyu Kingdom at the current Okinawa prefecture of Japan.
www.japan-101.com /geography/senkaku_islands.htm   (622 words)

 Senkaku Islands - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
SENKAKU ISLANDS [Senkaku Islands], small, uninhabited island group, 8 sq mi (20.7 sq km), Okinawa prefecture, extreme SW Japan, in the East China Sea.
Located 90 mi (45 km) NNW of Ishigaki in the Ryukyu Islands, the group comprises five generally low-lying coral islands and scattered islets.
The islands, also known as the Diaoyu Islands, are claimed by China and Taiwan, and have been a source of regional tensions.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-senkakui1.html   (288 words)

 Japanese Militarism & Diaoyutai (Senkaku) Island - A Japanese Historian's View
The islands which are being called the Senkaku Islands in Japan and to which the Japanese Government claims title have historically been definitely China's territory.
The so-called Senkaku Islands were recorded in Chinese documents in the middle of the 16th century at the latest, under the names of Tiaoyu Island (Diaoyu Island, Diaoyu Tai), Huangwei Yu, etc. (Yu means islet).
He gave the Tiaoyu (Diaoyutai) and Chihwei Islands and the group of reefs between them the name of Senkaku Islands, and published his report under the title of "Exploration of the Senkaku Islands" in the 140-141 issues of the 12th volume of the Geographic Magazine.
skycitygallery.com /japan/diaohist.html   (3197 words)

 PINR - Senkaku/Diaoyu Island Dispute Threatens Amiability of Sino-Japanese Relations
n late March, a group of seven mainland Chinese activists landed on one of the disputed Senkaku/ Diaoyu Islands in an effort to solidify China's claim to the small island chain, triggering the latest in a growing trend of brief spats between Tokyo, Beijing, and, to a lesser extent, Taipei.
Located 170 kilometers northeast of Taipei and 410 kilometers west of Okinawa, this island chain has been the center of a growing territorial dispute between China, Taiwan, and Japan since the late 1960s, when a U.N. survey suggested oil may be found in the continental shelf atop which these islands sit.
While no development of oil resources under the Senkaku/ Diaoyu Islands is being seriously pursued at present, each party involved is eager to secure sovereignty over the islands as doing so will ensure tens of thousands of square kilometers of exclusive economic zone in the surrounding waters.
www.pinr.com /report.php?ac=view_printable&report_id=165&language_id=1   (1116 words)

 Japan's Islands and China's Illicit Claims
The Senkaku Islands have been under the administrative control of the Government of Japan since having been returned as part of the reversion of Okinawa in 1972.
Clearly, though, the history of America’s quarter-century occupation of the Senkakus and international law are powerful evidence that the U.S. considers Japan’s claims to sovereignty as having merit.
The Senkaku seabeds that China now claims have been under the “sovereign” administration of either Japan or the United States for over a century.
www.heritage.org /Research/AsiaandthePacific/wm723.cfm   (793 words)

 Senkaku Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thus, China did not control the Senkaku Islands or Taiwan.
March 17, 2006: Kyodo News reported the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Thomas Schieffer presented that he considered "the Islands as territory of Japan" in his talk in Tokyo, Japan
Basic View on Senkaku (by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Diaoyu_Islands   (1723 words)

 phorum - Our World Forum at Asiawind - Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
Located 170 kilometers northeast of Taipei and 410km west of Okinawa, this island chain has been the center of a growing territory dispute among China, Taiwan and Japan since the late 1960s, when a United Nations survey suggested oil might be found in the continental shelf beneath these islands.
While no development of oil resources under the islands, called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, is being seriously pursued at present, each party involved is eager to secure sovereignty over the islands, as doing so will ensure tens of thousands of square kilometers of exclusive economic zone in the surrounding waters.
Aside from the promise of oil, which to China and Japan (as the top two importers of foreign oil in Asia) is immensely important, there is the issue of face.
www.asiawind.com /forums/read.php?f=3&i=162778&t=162778   (1263 words)

 Japanese Rock, Chinese Mushroom, America in the Cold by Mike Rogers
With the sounds of sabers rattling, Japan and China soon be at war over a group of islands between Okinawa and Taiwan; or so we are told by the American controlled mass media.
According to the news stories, the confrontation between Japan and China is quickly boiling over and it is just a matter of time before the navies set sail and the guns start blazing over control of these islands.
When possible oil reserves were discovered in the area near the islands in 1969 both Taiwan and China began to protest Japanese use of the islands.
www.lewrockwell.com /rogers/rogers202.html   (2624 words)

 Japan-China tensions rise over tiny islands | csmonitor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In the early morning of Feb. 9, Tokyo informed Beijing's embassy here that the Senkaku Islands would be administered by the Japanese coast guard.
After World War II, at the San Francisco peace treaty, a line was drawn in the Pacific that was regarded as giving the Senkakus to Okinawa, which for many years was administered by a UN high commissioner.
The Senkakus had been and still are often used by the US as practice grounds for bombing runs.
www.csmonitor.com /2005/0211/p01s03-woap.html   (1014 words)

 REFILING 4TH LD: Japan tightens grip on Senkaku Islands, China condemns move Asian Political News - Find Articles
The Japanese government on Wednesday tightened its grip on the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, putting a private lighthouse on one of the islands under state ownership.
Tokyo's decision came at a time when political ties between Japan and China are under strain, mainly due to Koizumi's repeated visits to the war-related Yasukuni Shrine despite Beijing's calls for him not to do so and the intrusion of a Chinese nuclear sub into Japan's territorial waters in November.
The Senkaku island group, which consists of five islands with a total area of 6.3 square kilometers, is known as Diaoyu in China and Tiaoyutai in Taiwan.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0WDQ/is_2005_Feb_14/ai_n9548860   (447 words)

 N i g h t f a l l  K e n s h i n - characters/eiji
Eiji is a villager from the village that Shishio had taken over and given to Senkaku to keep an iron hand over.
He fought Senkaku and was mortally wounded, but still managed to get Eiji to safety.
After defeating Senkaku Kenshin turns to see Eiji holding his brother's sword to Senkaku's throat as he lay there helpless.
arcticnightfall.com /kenshin/characters.php?name=eiji&group=gg   (291 words)

 A Check-list of the Birds of Okinawa Prefecture
Record: Two birds were captured on 26 November 1970 near Senkaku Is. The specimens are in the Motobu Museum; This record is in the ABL, and represents a new species for Japan.
The BL recorded from Ishigaki, Iriomote, Hanarejima, Nakanouganjima, Senkaku Is., Minami-daito and Oki-daito; winter sightings in Japan may be unusual.
BOJ says it is an uncommon breeder on the Senkaku Is. The BL cites only Nakanougan-jima for the prefecture and lists the booby as a straggler to Japan.
www.cs.le.ac.uk /people/fdv1/BIRDS/OKINAWA/Okinawa3a.html   (7845 words)

 Diaoyutai Islands or Senkaku Islands? - BigSoccer
Li Deng Hui claimed that these islands were not ceded to the Japanese in 1895 and that they were always associated with Okinawa, which is far to the north.
The Kingdom of the Ryukyus was an independent kingdom that paid tribute to the Qing Dynasty and had for centuries until the Japanese took their independence away in 1873 and made it the first acquisition in the new Japanese Empire.
The Senkaku Islands were not a part of the Kingdom of the Ryukyus at this time and only later came under the control of the Japanese.
www.bigsoccer.com /forum/showthread.php?p=415346   (1164 words)

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