A boy visits a war museum at the Marco Polo bridge, or Lugouqiao, in west Beijing on July 7, 2014. The day marked the 77th anniversary of the Marco Polo Bridge incident, a skirmish between troops that triggered the Sino-Japanese war. Photo: AFP A boy visits a war museum at the Marco Polo bridge, or Lugouqiao, in west Beijing on July 7, 2014. The day marked the 77th anniversary of the Marco Polo Bridge incident, a skirmish between troops that triggered the Sino-Japanese war. Photo: AFP
A boy visits a war museum at the Marco Polo bridge, or Lugouqiao, in west Beijing on July 7, 2014. The day marked the 77th anniversary of the Marco Polo Bridge incident, a skirmish between troops that triggered the Sino-Japanese war. Photo: AFP

Letters | China-Japan relations before World War II: why row over Hong Kong DSE history exam is unwarranted

  • It is a must for candidates to both discuss the given sources and other historical developments not covered in the sources
  • The Education Bureau should not compromise the professionalism of historians and educators in the pursuit of Chinese patriotism and political correctness

Topic |   Hong Kong schools
A boy visits a war museum at the Marco Polo bridge, or Lugouqiao, in west Beijing on July 7, 2014. The day marked the 77th anniversary of the Marco Polo Bridge incident, a skirmish between troops that triggered the Sino-Japanese war. Photo: AFP A boy visits a war museum at the Marco Polo bridge, or Lugouqiao, in west Beijing on July 7, 2014. The day marked the 77th anniversary of the Marco Polo Bridge incident, a skirmish between troops that triggered the Sino-Japanese war. Photo: AFP
A boy visits a war museum at the Marco Polo bridge, or Lugouqiao, in west Beijing on July 7, 2014. The day marked the 77th anniversary of the Marco Polo Bridge incident, a skirmish between troops that triggered the Sino-Japanese war. Photo: AFP
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