Actor Zhao Lixin has apologised after an uproar over his comments about the Japanese occupation of China during the second world war. Picture: Weibo.

Actor Zhao Lixin makes apology after uproar over Japanese subjugation of China, saying ‘Chinese blood is in my bones’

  • Film and television star touches raw nerve with Weibo audience and invites backlash with online discussion of suffering in Second Opium War and Japanese occupation
  • Zhao’s apology says ‘Chinese blood is in my bones’
Topic |   China Society

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Actor Zhao Lixin has apologised after an uproar over his comments about the Japanese occupation of China during the second world war. Picture: Weibo.
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The memorial in Alor Setar, Kedah. Photo: Facebook

Malaysians outraged after wartime memorial calls Japanese troops ‘heroes’

  • First built in 1941, the memorial was restored by authorities in a bid to boost tourism in Alor Setar, capital of the northern state of Kedah
  • However, a sign that accompanied the restored monument bore the title: “History Of Three Japanese Heroes Who Conquered The Alor Setar Bridge”
Topic |   Malaysia

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The memorial in Alor Setar, Kedah. Photo: Facebook
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