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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. 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
  5. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Foes China and Japan finally headed for talks during Asean: sources

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 03:52pm by AP, AFP

    ... and Abe promises not to visit the war-related Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. READ: Asean ministers want legally binding code of conduct in South China Sea On Friday, Wang hinted he may meet bilaterally ... perceptions of wartime history, particularly the second world war. In the meeting, Kishida was expected to tell Yun that although Japan reviewed how a 1993 apology over Asian women forced to serve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1569977/foes-china-and-japan-finally-headed-talks-during-asean-sources
  6. 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
  7. News - China - CHINA-JAPAN RELATIONS

    China urges Japan to break from aggressive past after Shinzo Abe honours war criminals

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:38am by Reuters

    ... Japanese war criminals from the second world war as “martyrs”. Abe sent a message in April to a Buddhist temple in western Japan that houses a monument to more than 1,000 “Showa Martyrs”, including ... Japanese soldiers fought the second world war. News of Abe’s condolence message is expected to further strain ties with China over Japan’s war record. “The Japanese government needs to sincerely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581393/china-urges-japan-break-aggressive-past-after-shinzo-abe-honours-war
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe sends condolences for martyrs, including war criminals

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:32pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Honouring spirits of wartime leaders, some war criminals, may hit chances of meeting Xi Jinping Abe sent condolences for 'martyrs' Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a condolence message to a ceremony honouring "martyrs", including some convicted as war criminals after the second world war, his top spokesman said yesterday, news ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581103/i-express-my-grief-death-martyrs-shinzo-abes-message-war-criminals
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    UN accuses Islamic State, Syrian government of committing war crimes

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 07:05pm by Reuters

    ... and whippings, UN investigators said yesterday. Syria's government and IS insurgents are both committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in their war against each other, the investigators said. Government forces had dropped barrel bombs on civilian areas, including some believed to contain the chemical agent chlorine in eight incidents in April, and had committed other war crimes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581221/un-accuses-islamic-state-mass-atrocities-jihadist-held-syria
  10. News - Hong Kong

    Two new memorial days to be observed to mark China's resistance during the second world war

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... the second world war. The Hong Kong government yesterday announced that official ceremonies would be held annually on September 3 to mark China's victory in the war with Japan and on December 13 ... representatives of war veterans will attend. Before the handover in 1997, Hong Kong observed Liberation Day on the last Monday of August, and it was a public holiday. After 1997, it became ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581025/two-new-memorial-days-be-observed-mark-chinas-resistance-during

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