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  1. A closing window of opportunity

    Posted Sep 15th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... The Japanese, however, feel that they have apologised and expressed regret on many occasions. Also, since China waived war reparations, Japan has no legal obligation to compensate war victims. Moreover, ... problem stems not from these disputes but from history. Although almost 60 years have passed since the end of the second world war, the seeds of hostility continue to poison the relationship. ...

  2. Warning of protests for Japanese warship

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... are expected to take part in several friendship events in the city including a joint concert, Japanese media reported. But veteran war reparations activist Tong Zeng , who also leads a Diaoyu Islands ... Anita Lam The Japanese destroyer Sazanami set sail for Zhanjiang , Guangdong, yesterday - the first visit by the Japanese navy to China since the second world war - but Chinese activists ...

  3. Money down the drain?

    Posted Mar 25th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... logical to the Japanese, many Chinese see the aid as a form of reparation for Japan's brutal military occupation of parts of China before and during the second world war. Tokyo, however, says ...

  4. HK air standards surpass Europe's in some respects

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... billion-plus on the mainland of 'one China'? Does he know the 'situation between the two sides' is one of civil war suspended through military intervention by the US? Would the US have intervened if the corrupt Kuomintang were winning the war? He might counter, 'ah, but Taiwan is democratic'. Does he know that previously Taiwan had one-party governance ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM cuts Pacific trip after troop deaths

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Avarua

    ... for casualties since the war started. Her departure means she will miss a visit to the 15-nation forum later this week by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the most senior official from Washington ...

  6. Caught in Chinese tug of war

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... of war between Philippine and Taiwanese authorities, with TECO obtaining a habeas corpus order from the Court of Appeals on January 31. The order would have required the authorities to present ...

  7. Commentary triggers new pro-Beijing war of words

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong A commentary by a Beijing-appointed Basic Law Committee member on Hong Kong's role in Sino-US rivalry sparked a new war of words among the pro-Beijing camp. Lau Nai-keung's article, published in the latest issue of semi-official magazine China Review, was criticised as the work of 'the most radical leftist' by another hardcore pro-Beijing figure, ...

  8. WikiLeaks reveals secret 'star wars' with US

    Posted Feb 05th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan China's anti-satellite missile test in January 2007 provoked secret 'star wars' with the United States, with Washington even warning that it could take military action against Beijing, according to US diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks. Documents released by WikiLeaks on Wednesday said the war began on January 11, 2007 when Beijing shocked the White ...

  9. Rebellion, war, jail- all part of a missionary's work

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill James Hudson Taylor's great-great-grandfather was one of the most well-known Protestant missionaries in China and one of the most influential foreigners in China in the 19th century. The first James Hudson Taylor founded the China I ...

  10. China winning currency war

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... international economic conditions in terms of Japan in the 1990s. They are fighting the last war. 'Japan was not trying to take on the United States. China is. That is the difference.' ... first tabled by John Maynard Keynes at the 1944 Bretton Woods conference that created the post-war economic world order. The idea was to cap trade imbalances between nations by putting a limit ...




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