Aug 15, 2015

China slams Abe's WWII statement, calls it 'evasive'

China has criticized Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s statement on World War II as “evasive.” “The wars of aggression launched by Japanese militarism inflicted untold sufferings on the people of China and other victim countries in Asia,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a ...

Jul 10, 2014

China plans steps to promote judicial independence, Xinhua says

China will act to promote judicial independence over the next five years with measures including specialized tribunals for environment and intellectual property cases, state media reported Wednesday. President Xi Jinping’s administration has sought to weed out corruption in courts, but critics say the ruling ...

Aug 31, 2013

State-run Chinese news agency plans new bureau in Japan

China’s state-run Xinhua News Agency plans to establish a bureau in Fukuoka as soon as this year, its president said. Li Congjun revealed the plan Friday in a meeting with a visiting delegation of news representatives from Kyushu and Okinawa headed by Takao Kawasaki, ...