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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 - Asia

    Japanese have duty to visit war shrine, says minister Keiji Furuya

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:41am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japanese have duty to visitwar shrine, says minister A Japanese cabinet minister yesterday visited a Tokyo shrine that honours the dead, including war criminals, ... Officials' visits to Yasukuni have infuriated China and both Koreas. The 2.5 million Japanese war dead enshrined there include 14 class-A war criminals from the second world war- national leaders who ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH SUDAN

    Brutal civil war leaves South Sudan on brink of collapse

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 12:27am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Upper Nile Ethnic divisions in South Sudan's civil war heighten its brutality and risks A nation on the brink of collapse When not plotting military strategy ... as a brutal four-month-long civil war in which thousands have already been killed intensifies. "I didn't want to fight any more war again," Machar said in a recent interview at his ...

  8. News - World - undefined

    Easter war of words breaks out between Ukraine and Russia

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 07:37pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... East-West confrontation since the Cold War. But thus far there have been no concrete moves to have the Ukrainian rebels and their suspected Russian brothers-in-arms step down. Instead, AFP ...

  9. News - World - ABU DHABI

    Photos in Abu Dhabi believed to show set of new Star Wars film

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:39am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian Photos may show set of Star Wars film At first glance, they appear to be nothing more than pictures of an unremarkable tent in the depths of the Arabian desert. But for the legions of Stars Wars fans, a set of grainy images could provide a seductive first insight into Star Wars: Episode VII, a film that has become one of the most closely guarded secrets in Hollywood. ...

  10. 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 ...




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