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Military History of China

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From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1927

Tuesday, 12 June, 2007, 12:00am

Slice of Life

From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1948

5 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Malaysian Chinese rage at memorial's communist label

Minister refuses to retract remarks on tribute to war dead

A memorial to anti-Japanese fighters who died in the second world war has caused an uproar, with Chinese community leaders furious at their Malay counterparts for labelling it a monument to communists.

22 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Sabre-rattling leaders' double standards

Chinese officials, despite their eagerness to receive money from Japan in the form of soft loans, have constantly insisted on Japan's need to admit war crimes and to apologise for invading China.

This tactic is hardly suitable for getting the approval of the Japanese public who ultimately must foot the bill for investment in China.

10 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

Revised history books bow to Beijing

Pupils are being short-changed on history because new textbooks skimp on Taiwanese coverage to avoid offending Beijing, it has been claimed.

Publishers have amended primary and secondary school textbooks to adhere to the 'one country' principle.

19 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

China's tunnel vision

THE village of Jiaozhuanghu, 'first stronghold of the people', ought to be a showcase to remind the nation's youth of its heroic resistance to the Japanese invaders. Yet the Communist Party is having problems generating the flag-waving patriotism needed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the end of the Sino-Japanese War.

7 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

14 arrested over porn literature

BEIJING police have arrested 14 people for allegedly publishing 'pornographic reactionary' literature, the China News Service reported yesterday.

Three of the suspects were identified by the report as Zhang Yongquan, Tian Qi and Yu Yan. The names of the rest were not given.

7 Oct 1994 - 12:00am