• Saturday
  • November 1, 2014
  • Last updated: 5:36pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 183 for people's liberation army

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's Crown Princess Masako attends first banquet in more than a decade after stress-related illness

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 02:53am by AP

    ... countries." Willem-Alexander said the Dutch people's ordeal should not be forgotten, but added that understanding each other's pains was the foundation of reconciliation. ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese families want war criminal names dropped from Yasukuni Shrine

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... Shinzo Abe, argue that Yasukuni is no different from other countries' war memorials. But the secret addition of 14 second world war leaders- including army general and prime minister Hideki ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Bomb threats at Japanese universities in row over 'comfort women' issue

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 11:41pm by Julian Ryall

    ... on the matter of the Asahi's coverage of the "comfort women" issue. Abe was responding to a question on Friday from Tomomi Inada, the chairman of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's Policy Research Council, who is among those who deny that the Japanese army forced women from across Asia into sexual slavery in the early decades of the last century. "The groundless ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe seeks to move on from cabinet scandals but foes scent blood

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:02am by JULIA RYALL

    ... routed by Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in the last national elections, is unlikely to let the matter drop. "They see this as an opportunity to turn things around," said ... transgressions have gone unpunished in Japanese politics down the years, but Abe clearly sensed he needed to act decisively and quickly to protect the Liberal Democratic Party and the government. ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    China 'seriously concerned' after Japan PM sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 10:35am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... to tread a fine line between his conservative convictions and the diplomatic imperative to improve ties with China. Koichi Hagiuda, a ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) aide to Abe, told ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Biography of Emperor Hirohito a whitewash: US historian Herbert Bix

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 03:11am by Julian Ryall

    ... of military-led governments through the 1920s and 1930s, Bix insisted that "Hirohito was never a puppet". Hirohito failed to prevent his army from invading Manchuria in 1931 and then sanctioned ... prime aim as the war turned against his armies was to preserve the monarchy. Bix also pointed out that the release of the memoirs coincided with the "campaign to pump up nationalist ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Seiji Yoshida's lies about "comfort women" exploited by Japan's right

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:26am by Julian Ryall

    ... Shimbun and the tabloids, have not wasted the opportunity to lay into the only liberal daily with a nationwide circulation in Japan. Politicians and the right have seized on the Asahi' ... and understandably- quiet. And while liberals agree the paper's reputation hangs in the balance, they insist the attacks on the media mask something far more sinister. "I think his books were ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Stupid and nonsensical: Japanese right rages at ‘comfort women’ honour

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:21pm by Julian Ryall

    ... that the Japanese army had been involved in establishing brothels. Sanae Takaichi, policy chief of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), on Wednesday called on the government to withdraw the 1993 ... been a misunderstanding, spread widely throughout the international community, that a large number of women were forcibly taken away by the Imperial Japanese Army to serve as 'sex ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe faces questioning by lawmakers on Japan's change to defence policy

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 02:23am by KYODO

    ... there is no other choice". Liberal Democratic Party secretary general Sadakazu Tanigaki and Kenji Eda also posed questions about Abe's drive to revamp rural areas and the restarting of idled ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe likens military revision to Meiji Restoration

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:15am by AFP

    ... "However, the prime minister has said on various occasions, including at the press conference yesterday, that we protect people's lives and peace whatever happens." China's state-run ... the Communist Party's flagship People's Daily newspaper in an editorial. It called the Abe government's move "a dangerous signal, as well as a wake-up call". Tokyo and Beijing ...




SCMP.com Account