The Japanese government has been urging China to do more to protect businesses after anti-Japan demonstrations took place across the country on the dispute over island ownership. Chief cabinet secretary Osamu Fujimura told reporters:
Japanese companies play an important role in the Chinese economy and employment. We believe we should be calm and make rational judgments from a broad perspective.
Footage of Chinese protesters surrounding the US Ambassador to China's car in Beijing has emerged, filmed by the dissident artist Ai Weiwei.
Anti-Japan protests reignited across China today, the sensitive anniversary marking Toyko's occupation of the country.
China moved to clamp down on anti-Japan protests as a number of Japanese firms announced factory shutdowns and urged workers to stay indoors