Mukden Incident

Diaoyu protests across China on anniversary of Mukden Incident

Rows of soldiers stand guard as protesters with portraits of Mao Zedong gather at the Japanese embassy in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Mass rallies were held in cities across the mainland yesterday as protesters renewed demands for Japan to give up the Diaoyu Islands.

Wednesday, 19 September, 2012, 2:14pm

Mukden Incident saw Japanese military invent excuse for invasion

Mukden Incident saw Japanese military invent excuse for invasion

The Mukden Incident of 1931 - commemorated in China every year as an act of Japanese aggression - saw Japanese troops blow up a railway in northeastern China as an excuse to take over Manchuria.

Japan had already been expanding its territory in Asia militarily for several decades.

19 Sep 2012 - 4:06am

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.

15 Sep 2012 - 3:45am