China tones down Japan criticism on Nanjing anniversary

National Dec 13, 2018

China tones down Japan criticism on Nanjing anniversary

China restrained its criticism of Japan on the 81st anniversary Thursday of the Nanjing massacre of Chinese civilians and others by Japanese soldiers, following improved bilateral ties. Unlike last year, President Xi Jinping skipped an annual commemorative ceremony held on the 1937 incident at a ...

National Oct 14, 2016

Japan holding back payment to UNESCO

by Ayako Mie

Japan is facing an uphill battle in its attempt to wield influence at UNESCO. The government confirmed Friday that it has not paid Japan's ¥3.85 billion contribution to the U.N. body this year in an apparent effort to push for reforms of the Memory of ...