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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - China

    Second Chinese lawsuit filed against Japan firms, government over forced wartime labour

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:45pm by AFP

    ... former Chinese labourers forced to work in Japanese factories during the second world war filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the Japanese government and two companies, one of them said. Attorney ... to be made in main Chinese and Japanese media. It is our position that the right to seek compensation for war-time damages doesn’t exist after issuance of the 1972 Japan-China joint Communique Chief ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese workers forced into wartime labour sue Japan firms for damages

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 02:17pm by Reuters

    ... that the issue of war reparations was settled by the 1951 San Francisco Peace Treaty, which formally ended the war, and by later bilateral treaties. It says all wartime compensation issues concerning ... on Wednesday demanding compensation for Chinese citizens made to work by the Japanese as forced labourers during the second world war, state media reported. The 37 people who have lodged the suit ...

  5. News - World - COURTS

    Caribbean nations seek reparations for slavery trade from The Hague

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 10:22pm by NYT

    ... The New York Times in London The 14 nations argue the barbaric legacy of their past affects them to this day and eye court action for reparations from colonial powers Caribbean states seek ... the countries plan to compile an inventory of the damage they believe they suffered and then demand an apology and reparations from their former colonial rulers: Britain, France and the Netherlands. ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Japan brushes off China 'troublemaker' criticism

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 05:33pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Tokyo, which says it has repented of its warring past and made reparations for its brutal invasions and occupations of the mid-20th century. It says Beijing persistently resurrects the issue ... is inaccurate and ignores the facts. The rebuttal came after China’s envoy to the African Union fired the latest salvo in an increasingly bitter war of words between Asia’s two largest economies ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russia's Dmitry Medvedev warns Ukraine is 'on the brink of civil war'

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:50pm by Reuters

    ... of civil war' Ukrainian armed forces yesterday launched a "special operation" against militiamen in the country's Russian speaking east, authorities said, recapturing a military ... by state news agency RIA as saying. The operations in Kramatorsk and elsewhere appeared to mark an escalation of the deepest East-West crisis since the Cold War. The standoff has raised fears ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    The Rwanda genocide and Africa's world war

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 05:16am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Rwanda genocide and Africa's world war Twenty years ago this week, a US State Department spokesman berated several foreign governments for banning Steven ... the border into the larger Congo, thereby helping trigger a continental war that involved at one time or another Rwanda, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Angola, as well as Namibia, Burundi, Libya and Sudan. ...


    Japan fighter jet operations highest since cold war, reflecting regional tensions

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan fighter jet forays reflect regional tensions Japan put fighter jets into operation more often over the past 12 months than at any time since the cold war ended, according to government figures, with the sorties mostly aimed at deterring Chinese and Russian aircraft. Tokyo scrambled fighter jets 810 times in the year to March, with more than ...

  10. News - World - ESPIONAGE

    MI5 worked with Boy Scouts to head off infiltration in first world war

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:26pm by BLOOM

    ... as MI5, worked with the boy scout movement to help it avoid infiltration by both communists and fascists between the world wars, previously secret papers show. The files were published online for the first time yesterday by the National Archives in London as part of its commemorations of the first world war, which began 100 years ago. They also include a transcript of an interrogation ...




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