China unveils logo to mark WWII victory over Japan

Jul 27, 2015

China unveils logo to mark WWII victory over Japan

China on Monday unveiled its official logo for the forthcoming commemorations of victory over Japan 70 years ago, invoking both peace in the form of doves and robust nationalism with Communist colors and imagery of the Great Wall. The symbol is centered around a ...

Jul 26, 2015

Bar federation condemns China's detention of lawyers

The Japan Federation of Bar Associations has condemned the recent detention of hundreds of human rights lawyers in China. In a statement Friday, the federation said it is “deeply concerned” by the reported mass detentions. The text was issued in the name of the ...

Jul 22, 2015

Japanese investment in China falls 16% in first half of 2015

Japanese direct investment in China in the first half of 2015 fell 16.3 percent from a year before despite a diplomatic thaw in recent months, Chinese official data show. It stood at ¥250 billion and the percentage of decline expanded from 9.4 percent in ...

Jul 16, 2015

Japan fighter jet scrambles down by half in April-June

Fighter jet scrambles by the Air Self-Defense Force fell by half in the April-June period to 173 from a year earlier, the Defense Ministry said. Scrambles against Russian planes posted a one-off spike in the second quarter of 2014, and the quarterly decline this ...