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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 - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean foreign minister urges Japan to end ‘comfort women’ issue

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 12:24pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Yun Byung-se calls on Tokyo to resolve the controversy over second world war 'comfort women' from South Korea forced into prostitution by Japanese ... maintains that all issues relating to its 1910-1945 rule of Korea, including issues of reparations and claims by individuals, were legally settled by a 1965 normalisation treaty, and insists it has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1622847/south-korean-foreign-minister-urges-japan-end-comfort-women-issue
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asian leaders failing to learn from past

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:07pm by Kevin Rafferty

    ... for Indian independence. It led to votes for women, who were heavily involved in the war effort. It also sowed the seeds of the next global conflict, not merely in the heavy reparations forced ... Kevin Rafferty Kevin Rafferty says region is still prey to war-mongering political leaders Many Asian leaders are failing to learn from history Cambridge University Library last week made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1569099/asian-leaders-failing-learn-past
  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Fury conveys the horror of war

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 11:04pm by James Mottram

    ... of David Ayer's second world war movie as it's painted in thick white letters on the barrel of a Sherman tank. "Fury" is not just the nickname of the metal beast commanded by Brad Pitt's sergeant — it also seems to be the directorial style with which Ayer approaches this most intense of anti-war films. Like Das Boot on wheels, it's set in April 1945, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1622106/film-review-fury-conveys-horror-war
  7. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Sakharov human rights award for 'Dr Miracle' leading Congo's war on mass rape

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 08:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kinshasa Sakharov Prize awarded to gynaecologist who has treated tens of thousands of victims 'Dr Miracle' in Congo's war on rape Congolese doctor ... been used as a weapon of war during the decades of violence that has devastated the mineral-rich east of the country. The 59-year-old gynaecologist founded the General Referral Hospital ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1622247/sakharov-human-rights-award-dr-miracle-leading-congos-war-mass-rape
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A new front in Hong Kong's war on pollution

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A new front in war on pollution Hong Kong is, as researchers studying the health effects of roadside air pollution have observed, an "ideal urban laboratory". In many urban districts, canyons of tall buildings line streets, restricting the dispersal of emissions from vehicle exhausts. These are perfect conditions to find out the impact of pollutants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1619524/new-front-hong-kongs-war-pollution
  9. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Li Keqiang and Shinzo Abe shake hands despite latest war shrine visit

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:50am by AGENCIES

    ... Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shook hands with Premier Li Keqiang in Milan yesterday, despite a mass visit by Japanese lawmakers to a controversial war shrine in Tokyo. The brief greeting ... of Japan's colonisation and invasive war". "Japan should move forward to a bright future based on serious reflection on the past, not locking itself in the dark past," South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1618702/li-keqiang-and-shinzo-abe-shake-hands-despite-latest-war-shrine-visit
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Protesters must give up battle to continue democracy war

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial One battle does not settle a war It has been almost three weeks since the Occupy Central movement began. The aspirations for "true" democracy expressed ... satisfied. The pro-democracy fighters have vowed to soldier on. If losing one battle is the way to sustain a war, there is no reason why they shouldn't vacate the streets for the time being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1617221/protesters-must-give-battle-continue-their-war-democracy

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