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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1492360/shanghai-court-seizes-japanese-ore-carrier-second-world-war-reparations
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/505700/slave-labourers-payout-axed
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/621518/farmers-torch-trucks-fight-police-dispute-over-land-reparations
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Take full blame for scandal of wartime ‘comfort women’, UN urges Japan

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:13pm by AFP

    ... for their treatment despite repeated efforts in the decades since the war. Japanese courts have dismissed claims for reparation and rejected calls for criminal probes, citing the passing of the statute ... fullblame forsex slaves,Tokyo told The United Nations has called on Japan to accept full blame for pressing women from Korea and other Asian nations into sexual slavery in the second world war ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1559267/take-full-blame-scandal-wartime-comfort-women-un-urges-japan
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542427/us-drones-fly-over-baghdad-iraq-battles-insurgents-control-tikrit
  6. News - China

    The forgotten army of the first world war: How Chinese labourers helped shape Europe

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 07:42pm by Patrick Boehler and Cedric Sam

    ... Patrick Boehler and Cedric Sam A special report sheds light on the hundreds of thousands of forgotten migrants of fortune who toiled through the Great War July 28, 2014 marks the centenary of the first world war’s outbreak in Europe. A hundred years later, the story of the hundreds of thousands of Chinese workers, the largest non-European labour contingent in the war, is only slowly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1555554/forgotten-army-first-world-war
  7. News - China - SINO-JAPANESE RELATIONS

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1495712/china-releases-japanese-ship-after-us28-million-payment-over-almost-80
  8. News - World - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Mexico's 'circus wars' heat up amid animal bans

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Owners claim people are being encouraged to attack circuses; activists point finger at workers Mexico's 'circus wars' heat up amid animal bans Mexico's "circus wars" are heating up, with a growing movement to ban circus animals meeting rising anger from circus workers. There have been threats posted on social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557625/mexicos-circus-wars-heat-amid-animal-bans
  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Push to end Gaza war as John Kerry and Ban Ki-moon hold talks in region

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:15pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gaza City Kerry in Cairo to push for end to Gaza violence The UN chief and Washington's top diplomat held a flurry of meetings in Cairo yesterday to push for an end to violence in Gaza that has killed more than 590 Palestinian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557342/push-end-gaza-war-john-kerry-and-ban-ki-moon-hold-talks-region

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