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First Sino-Japanese War

Ambassador to Tokyo plays down Japan's absence from parade, says ties are healthy

Despite the conspicuous absence of the Japanese fleet at China's grand naval showcase yesterday, the military exchange between the two historical rivals is thriving and on a healthy and active track, Beijing's top diplomat to Japan says.

Friday, 24 April, 2009, 12:00am

Japanese told to avoid prostitutes on mainland

Japanese diplomats have warned their compatriots against visiting prostitutes on the mainland, saying those who are caught by the authorities faced fines and detention, and could be banned from re-entering the mainland.

22 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

War celebrations not meant to vex Japan, says official

Spokesman highlights cultural links shared by both countries

Mainland celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the end of the Sino-Japanese war are not aimed at fanning anti-Japanese sentiment at a time of strained bilateral ties, a mainland official said yesterday.

19 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Sino-Japanese war exhibition

An exhibition of valuable artefacts and photographs will be held at the Museum of Coastal Defence in Shau Kei Wan to commemorate the 60th anniversary of China's War of Resistance against Japan.

27 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Activists' stunts won't solve Diaoyu dispute

Periodic journeys to the disputed Diaoyu Islands by groups such as the Patriots Alliance Network serve to keep the issue alive, but at what cost and to what end? For all their riskiness, these stunts actually allow Japan to reassert its claim over the islands.

26 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Translation the problem

I would like to take issue with Marshall Berdan's accusation (South China Morning Post, September 11) of a so-called 'obscene travesty' in the name 'Sino-Japanese War Victory Day'. First of all, let me point out that his anger is directed at the wrong party. The term 'Sino-Japanese War Victory' is only used in the English media.

19 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Angered by misconception of Sino-Japanese day

For the past two years I have held my tongue during the third week in August, but this year I find that I must speak out against the obscene travesty contained in the name of the Sino-Japanese War Victory Day holiday.

11 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Vow to continue campaign

AS the world remembers the dropping of the bomb on Hiroshima, Tong Zeng, a researcher who spearheaded the war reparation movement in China for six years, will be at home in Beijing.

Mr Tong wanted to attend today's ceremony in Tokyo, but was refused a visa and had his passport confiscated.

6 Aug 1995 - 12:00am