No honeymoon for Shinzo Abe

So much for hopes that a fresh Japanese government would allow the Chinese to back away from the Senkaku-Diaoyu tensions.

The Japanese say the Chinese have sent three ships inside the 12-mile band around the islands.

The move on Friday is a setback to hopes in Tokyo that Beijing might use the poll as a chance for a fresh start after months of bitter wrangling and rhetoric over an issue that neither side is prepared to budge on.

 

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