China opening up more of Unit 731 warfare lab

Jul 9, 2014

China opening up more of Unit 731 warfare lab

China will allow the public to visit previously restricted areas at a World War II-era chemical and biological weapons lab run by the Imperial Japanese Army’s notorious Unit 731 beginning next year, Chinese state media are reporting. The laboratory forms part of a site ...

Beijing takes aim at defense move

Jul 2, 2014

Beijing takes aim at defense move

China on Tuesday criticized Japan for loosening decades-old restrictions on its military, and warned the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe not to take any action that could threaten stability in the Asia-Pacific region. “We oppose Japan’s move of deliberately fabricating the China threat ...

Ota meets China vice premier in Beijing

Jun 27, 2014

Ota meets China vice premier in Beijing

Transport minister Akihiro Ota met with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong in Beijing on Friday to discuss bilateral relations damaged by territorial disagreements and differing viewpoints on history. It is the first time a Japanese minister has visited the Chinese capital since Prime Minister ...

China's forces grow more sophisticated

Jun 7, 2014

China's forces grow more sophisticated

China is improving its military doctrine, training, weapons and surveillance to be able to conduct more sophisticated attacks against the United States and other adversaries, including Japan, according to the Pentagon. After jamming communications and mounting other forms of electronic and cyberwarfare, stealthy Chinese ...

Abe calls for G-7 unity to deal with Asia tensions

Jun 5, 2014

Abe calls for G-7 unity to deal with Asia tensions

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told his Group of Seven counterparts that the seven major industrial nations should unite to deal with increasing maritime tensions in Asia. The Ukraine crisis requires deep discussions because it may affect other regional problems, Abe told a G-7 session ...