Writer Kato Yoshikazu is one of the most visible and popular Japanese people living in China. He is best known among young Chinese, particularly for his takes on mainland affairs.Sunday, 17 June, 2012, 12:00am
The Nanjing government yesterday admonished as 'irresponsible' a Japanese mayor who, while hosting a delegation from the northeastern Chinese city, denied that the wartime atrocities known as the rape of Nanking took place.22 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
The Flowers of War by Yan Geling translated by Nicky Harman Harvill Secker5 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
The Diaoyu Islands dispute is a reminder that Sino-Japanese relations have long been strained. My grandparents, though they were very young at the time, always talk about how the Japanese treated the Chinese during the second world war.13 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
Don't use history to read Japan's tragedy
Although the Japan earthquake and tsunami destroyed many people's homes and families, the Japanese stayed calm in the midst of this nightmare and did not panic. Instead, they helped others who were in need of food and shelter.29 Mar 2011 - 12:00am
Tears roll down the face of Zhang Huixia, 80, as her son points out the name of her father carved on a stone wall along with thousands of other victims of the Nanking Massacre.
Although she was only a young girl in 1937, she recalls seeing members of her family taken from their home in the southern part of the city, never to return.14 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
The Nanking Massacre, also known as 'the Rape of Nanking', is considered one of the worst examples of systematic slaughter of civilians during the second world war
The killings started in Nanjing (then known as Nanking) after the city fell to the imperial Japanese army on December 13, 193714 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
Nanjing has caused a stir among journalists and academics by tightening control over access to survivors of the 1937 massacre and charging reporters 200 yuan per interview.16 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
Mainland authorities will spend about 500 million yuan to expand a memorial commemorating the Nanking massacre in 1937, Jiangsu party secretary Li Yuanchao said yesterday.16 Jul 2005 - 12:00am
Eight hundred children at a Hong Kong school received a special lesson yesterday about Japanese wartime atrocities in China.
The pupils of C.C.C. Tam Lee Lai Fun Memorial Secondary School in Tuen Mun were shown footage of Japanese troops executing people in Nanjing during the Nanking massacre of 1937.13 Apr 2005 - 12:00am
A resourceful war correspondent, Eddie Tseng En-po had a knack for being in the right place at the right time
Youthful South China Morning Post reporter Eddie Tseng En-po witnessed the beginning of Japan's invasion of Hong Kong - he saw the dive bombers attacking Kai Tak from the balcony of his home in Shamshuipo.6 Nov 2003 - 12:00am
KAMIKAZE, OR 'divine wind', refers to the 5,000 Japanese pilots who deliberately crashed their planes into Allied ships east of the Philippines during the last months of the Pacific War. Post-World War II, the kamikaze were stereotyped as mindless fanatics hell-bent on a violent death. Nothing could be further from the truth.7 Dec 2002 - 12:00am
May And August looks at the evils of the 1937 Nanjing massacre through the eyes of children. Those who are expecting an epic historical drama or a violent war film should look elsewhere.27 Nov 2002 - 12:00am
In Hong Kong
1958: Lo Man and Poon Tung-ming won the Radio Hongkong 'Beginners Please' singing contest with their version of All I Have To Do Is Dream.
1964: Welsh golfer Brian Huggett defeated Irishman Christy O'Connor by four strokes in an exhibition at Fanling. Both players are now tasting success on the European PGA Senior Tour.13 Dec 2000 - 12:00am
Protesters lobbied the Japan Consulate-General on the 69th anniversary of the Japanese invasion of China, demanding Tokyo apologise for war crimes. They criticised Japan for trying to distort the Nanjing Massacre by amending school textbooks, and warned of a revival of Japanese militarism.19 Sep 2000 - 12:00am