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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Chinese state media attack Japan over wartime 'smears'

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 05:17pm by Teddy Ng

    ... media attack Japan over wartime 'smears' State media launched a scathing attack against Japan yesterday as the two nations continued their bitter exchanges over territorial disputes and their memories of war. A front-page commentary in the official People's Daily accused Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of attempting to sow confusion internationally by comparing Japan ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Seventeen more generals add to pledges of allegiance to Xi Jinping

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:48pm by Minnie Chan

    ... was a must for him. "China is facing great pressure from outside, especially simmering tensions in the East China Sea with Japan over the Diaoyu islands, so the PLA should be ready for a possible conflict with Japan's self-defence force," Ni Lexiong, a military expert, said in Shanghai. "Corruption is fatal to an army. However, it's an open secret ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Asia's Cauldron, the South China Sea and the End to a Stable Pacific

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... a crossroads of global maritime commerce, vital to the energy needs of South Korea and Japan. The book's weakness is that it is about the future- and predicting the future is an inexact science. ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping's drive for reform depends on strong party, says former senior policymaker Shi Zhihong

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:19am by Keith Zhai

    ... The socialist system that the party has built also has problems, but we have to make it better through reforms." Relations between China and Japan have become increasingly strained since Abe's ... on the pacifist constitution that Japan adopted after the second world war. Shi said government leaders realised poor work by some officials was hampering China's development. He quoted Xi as saying ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Kamikaze letters at centre of world heritage status bid

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:32am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com A city in Japan says the documents show the horrors of war, but the proposal to the UN has already been criticised in China, South Korea Kamikaze letters ... documents from world history, a move likely to further strain already tense relations between China and Japan. Minamikyushu, a city where the pilots were trained and based before they carried out ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Beijing slams Benigno Aquino for ‘ignorant’ Nazi Germany comparisons

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 05:15pm by Teddy Ng

    ... say, 'Enough is enough?' Well, the world has to say it." Last month, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe compared the Japan-China relationship to Britain and Germany's ties ...

  7. News - Asia - POLITICS

    Outspoken Toru Hashimoto may have to quit as Japan Restoration Party leader

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... who's made a hash of politics Rumours have constantly swirled around the life of Toru Hashimoto, the colourful mayor of Osaka and the founder of the nationalist Nippon Ishin no Kai, or the Japan Restoration Party (JRP). There were the whispers about his late father's links to Japan's notorious underworld groups; questions over why his mother subsequently changed their family name; ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Beijing opts for diplomacy in row over Shinzo Abe's visit to war shrine

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:34am by Teddy Ng

    ... of right-wing politicians in Japan is on the rise and Beijing realises that it is difficult to contain Abe by soliciting support from Japanese politicians who are friendly to China. "So China is turning to overseas countries and stressing that Japan is trying to change the world order." Yang Bojiang, the director of Japanese studies at the China Institute of Contemporary ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing's fears weigh on hopes of a more democratic Legco

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:04am by Tony Cheung

    ... constituency to win elections, alleviating concerns business and professional groups would be left out in the cold. He said similar systems in Japan and Germany had allowed a wide range ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Missing activist involved in anti-Japan rallies in Hong Kong may be in Macau

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... mainland activist is seeking help to look for her in Macau and Shenzhen, after she vanished after a visit to Hong Kong 2-1/2 weeks ago to co-ordinate an anti-Japan protest. Wu Chengfang , 43, disappeared on the way back to Shenzhen on the night of September 12 after a Hong Kong meeting with activists who had sailed to the disputed Diaoyu Islands, which Japan calls the Senkakus. Wu's ...




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