East Asia trade chiefs vow to promote free trade talks

Oct 29, 2016

East Asia trade chiefs vow to promote free trade talks

The trade chiefs of Japan, China and South Korea agreed in a trilateral meeting Saturday to promote negotiations on free trade and cooperation in the energy sector. They also vowed to urge more trade and investment around the globe and cooperate on hosting the ...

Oct 24, 2016

Japan knocks Shanghai 'comfort women' memorial

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga expressed disappointment Monday at the unveiling of a memorial in Shanghai symbolizing women forced to work in wartime brothels for the Japanese military. “An action like this cannot be said to contribute to an improvement in Japan-China relations, and ...

Comfort women statues unveiled at Shanghai university

Oct 22, 2016

Comfort women statues unveiled at Shanghai university

Two statues of young girls symbolizing the so-called comfort women who were forced to serve as prostitutes for Japanese troops before and during World War II were unveiled in Shanghai in a ceremony held on Saturday. The side-by-side statues were commissioned jointly by private ...