Vote in Japan to change status of disputed islands threatens to raise tensions with China

A bill that changes the status of an island chain claimed by both Japan and China was approved by a city council in Okinawa on Monday, in a move that threatens to inflame tensions between the two Asian powers.

Vote in Japan to change status of disputed islands threatens to raise tensions with China
A bill that changes the status of an island chain claimed by both Japan and China was approved by a city council in Okinawa on Monday, in a move that threatens to inflame tensions between the two Asian powers.