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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. Comment - Blogs

    Weibo: Execs joust in smartphone war, remember Robin Williams

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:51am by Doug Young

    ... their latest products. But a series of exchanges between some of the industry's top executives provided a fascinating snapshot of the current price wars now gripping China, as companies try ... China's ongoing smartphone price wars, sparked by a bloody battle for dominance by recent market entrants including Lenovo (0992.HK), ZTE (0763.HK; Shenzhen: 000063), Huawei and Xiaomi. Just last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1577615/weibo-execs-joust-smartphone-war-remember-robin-williams
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must stop its arms sales to war-torn South Sudan

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:49am by JEHANNE HENRY

    ... Jehanne Henry Jehanne Henry says if China is serious in its call for peace in South Sudan, where a brutal civil war is raging, it must stop the supply of weapons to government forces there Action on arms A conflict that has been raging in South Sudan since December has been characterised by extraordinary acts of cruelty against civilians, war crimes and possibly crimes against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1577602/china-must-stop-its-arms-sales-war-torn-south-sudan
  9. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lanka blocks UN war crime investigators from entering country

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo President blocks UN probe into claims military killed 40,000 civilians in final months of civil war War crimes investigators barred Sri Lanka will not grant visas to UN investigators probing war crimes allegedly committed during the island's decades-long separatist conflict, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday. "We will not allow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577170/sri-lanka-blocks-un-war-crime-investigators-entering-country
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    John Tsang recalls protests on US campus during the Vietnam war

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Financial secretary reflects on Vietnam war protests as civil disobedience campaign heats up Tsang recalls the 'Occupy' of his university days ... student. Back then, the trigger was the Vietnam war, with opposition to it peaking in the United States in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Students staged several sit-ins at the provost’s office, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575839/john-tsang-recalls-protests-us-campus-during-vietnam-war

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