Handle China with care, TUJ's Kingston advises new Japanese PM

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Japan's new prime minister, Yoshihiko Noda, is being viewed warily in China. "Noda has to be more careful in how he addresses Japan's shared history with Asia," said Jeff Kingston of Temple University, Japan Campus, in a widely distributed Associated Press story. "Clearly Japan's economic future is closely tied to China's rise and it's not helpful for the positive economic relationship to be held hostage to history."