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Four Chinese will be charged for wrecking Japanese cars in Shenzhen

Police have arrested at least four people accused of damaging privately owned Japanese cars in a big anti-Japanese demonstration in Shenzhen last month and say they will face prosecution.

Saturday, 15 September, 2012, 3:45am

Return book that revealed Japanese plot, heroes' relatives tell the UN

The descendants of nine patriots who risked their lives to collect evidence of Japan's aggression against China 80 years ago have called on the United Nations in Geneva to return the original materials to China, Xinhua reported.

19 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

September 18 incident remains political dynamite for relations as Chinese remember 'day of national humiliation' by Japan

On the evening of September 18, 1931, near the Shenyang suburb of Liutiaohu, a section of railway owned by Japan's South Manchuria Railway Company was rigged with dynamite and exploded.

18 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

America's chance to engage with the world

'Come home, America' said US presidential candidate George McGovern during the Vietnam war, while suffering a bad defeat at the hands of Richard Nixon. But these are the words President-elect Barack Obama should be uttering today, if he wants to live up to his credo, as enunciated in his books.

12 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Adventures of a globetrotter

CHANCES ARE you have shared a flight with David Arkless. On average, he travels for 250 days a year and has been doing that for the past 22 years.

'I think my address should be Boeing 747,' he said. 'I'm a multimillionaire in air miles.'

He has 2 million miles on Star Alliance, 1.5 million miles on British Airways and another million or so with other carriers.

8 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Mainlanders torn over Mid-Autumn coincidence

Mainlanders are in two minds about whether to celebrate or commemorate tomorrow, with the Mid-Autumn Festival and 64th anniversary of the Japanese invasion of northeastern China falling on the same day.

17 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Language point

(1) The government says Ethiopia should stop leaning on other nations or risk being seen as Africa's perpetual begging bowl.

(2) ... some fields are now green with plump cabbages, potatoes, garlic and tomatoes as farmers try their hand at cultivating vegetables.

19 Jan 2005 - 12:00am


I must write to correct the error made by Elsie Tu (South China Morning Post, January 18) that I said in my letter on January 13 that America single-handedly defeated Nazi Germany and imperial Japan.

7 Feb 2003 - 12:00am


I appreciate what Roy Prouse says about my being 'quite right to be worried by American power being wielded around the world' (South China Morning Post, January 13).

18 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Time for migrants in US to stand up and be counted

I was appalled when I learned, from news reports, which have since been questioned by a Chinese official in Washington, that several mainland journalists visiting the United States had cheered and clapped their hands when they saw the World Trade Centre attack on television.

26 Sep 2001 - 12:00am