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  1. News - China - COURTS

    Shanghai court seizes Japanese ore carrier in second world war reparations dispute

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 03:21am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Shanghai court seizes Japanese ship in war dispute A court in Shanghai has seized a large Japanese ore carrier at a port in Zhejiang province to enforce a verdict seeking compensation for the sinking of two civilian Chinese cargo ships during the second world war. Shanghai Maritime Court said on its website on Saturday that it had impounded ...

  2. Slave labourer's payout axed

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a payout to the family of a deceased Chinese forced labourer. Along with other touchy issues, Japan's continued dodging of its moral responsibility to pay war reparations to more than 39,000 Chinese slave workers held in Japan during the second world war is testing the limits of already-sour relations between the two countries, according to Japan watchers based in Beijing ...

  3. Farmers torch trucks, fight police in dispute over land reparations

    Posted Jan 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Thousands of farmers in Shunde district, Foshan, overturned and burned at least 10 trucks last week in a protest over compensation for land appropriated to erect high-voltage electricity pylons. About 2,000 residents of Renhai village, near t ...

  4. News - World - IRAQ

    With new US planes slow to arrive, Iraq seeks remnants of Saddam's air force to bomb ISIL

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 05:20pm by WASHINGTON POST

    ... in the country during they Gulf war, Iraqi officials say. Iran argued that they amounted to reparations for the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war. Despite the sensitivities, Iran now looks likely to return them, ... that were flown to Iran by fleeing Iraqi pilots during the 1991 Gulf war. If delivered, they would join second-hand fighters from Belarus and Russia to create a ragtag air force that Prime Minister ...


    Mitsui payment of compensation after ship seizure could prompt more suits

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 10:41am by Teddy Ng

    ... million yuan (HK$3 million) in litigation fees. Lin Xiaoguang, an international relations expert at the Central Party School, said the Chinese government would not demand wartime reparations from ... brought by 40 Chinese people who were forced into labour during the war. Kang Jian, a lawyer working on the case, said the suit focused on the mental suffering the labour had caused, noting ...

  6. News - World - COLLECTING

    One-cent stamp expected to fetch US$20 million at auction

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 09:45pm by GDN

    ... of post-war reparations, and sold the British Guiana in 1922, when it set its first world record: the American collector Arthur Hind outbid several rivals, including the stamp-obsessed King George V, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    War commemoration suggests modern purpose for Beijing's version of history

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:25am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang President Xi Jinping's involvement at war commemoration suggests a modern purpose for Beijing's version of history Playing politics with history shows lesson has been lost Commemorations of historic events are often used for the purpose of modern-day politics. While the celebration of important events from the second world war is nothing new in China, ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Guilt trips: war vets return to Vietnam

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by ERIC SAN JUAN

    ... Eric San Juan Haunted by their past, veterans of the Vietnam war are returning to former battlefields to make peace with the ghosts of the conflict and help those who are still picking up ... deformed and disabled by the dioxin contained in defoliants such as Agent Orange. He was aware that hitherto unexploded ordnance had killed and maimed thousands after the war. He didn't need ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    America is a law unto itself when it comes to signing multilateral treaties

    Posted May 21st 2014, 08:48pm by Jonathan Power

    ... Court for prosecuting war crimes, and president Bill Clinton wanted the US to sign up, the threat of the Senate that "it would be dead on arrival" meant it was never submitted ... sport". After the first world war, it rejected the US joining the League of Nations, the precursor to the UN. Perhaps membership would have helped avert the rise of Nazi Germany by forging a more ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US veterans of Iraq war shocked and bitter at its catastrophic turn

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:53pm by WASHINGTON POST

    ... for success. The Iraq war killed nearly 4,500 US troops and, by some estimates, cost taxpayers more than US$2 trillion. I worry about the friends I met there and what’s going to happen to them COLONEL ... at the tail end of America's longest war and hoping for a better outcome. "Watching how much everybody worked to continue to have hope and progress for that country and to watch it crumble ...




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