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RedcliffAug. 10, 2016 - 08:38PM JST
"A lot of people don't know this since it wasn;t on the news"
In the 1950s. the then Sth Vietnam PM and later the current Regimes bot declared publicly that the Paracel and Spratlys Islands wren/are Chinas' territories since the Song Dynasty. After WWII these territories Japan returned these territories in a formal handover to China with the assistance of the USA in ferrying the Chinese soldiers and officers to the island in US naval vessels - A lot of people don't know this part of the history since it was not on the news.
Under the Treaty of Paris and also thought Philippines Congress had formally stated that all the islands . shoals and reefs are outside Philippines territory and does not belong to Philippines. Maps published in 1947 by Russia, Japan, France, Germany and Britain all showed the Paracel and the Spratly are Chinas' territories including the 11 dash lines. - A lot of people do not know this.
Posted in: Vietnam reportedly moves new rocket launchers into disputed South China Sea
RedcliffAug. 10, 2016 - 08:16PM JST
@ OssanAmerica Aug 9 5.27am
"By being aggressive and ignoring international law.. Even agree meant to where they are a signatory . China history is not going to end well"
I think you are twisting and fabricating misinformation.
Firstly which international law did China ignore. Secondly what signatory are you referring to. If you are referring to China signatory to the UNCLOS then you should be clear in your comment and also include the Declaration by China of the 2006 in which it clearly stated that it only signed on with the proviso that its sovereignty and Maritimes border are not part of it.
As to your last comment that China's history is not going to end well,you failed to realised that China has a civilisation few centuries ahead of the USA. As far as civilisation concern one could say that USA civilisation is only in its infant stage. So this comment of your does not in any way support your claimed of China's history is not going well.
Posted in: Japan protests over China's radar unit near disputed waters
RedcliffAug. 09, 2016 - 03:59PM JST
This sort of tit for tat is not just happened today, it happened so frequent over the years between Japanese and Chinese Coast Guard vessels as to whose ships entered the Waters first.
Lets face it the politicians are mostly empty vessels and they have no solution to this issue.
Time to call it a day and get the two governments in to start talking to resolve this issue. For the Coast guards of both countries why not invite each other to their ships and have a drink and yarn over their experience of this saga. They do better to lessen the tension than those from the Politicians.
RedcliffAug. 09, 2016 - 03:34PM JST
Imagine how peaceful this Region would be if both Japan and China could work out their differences and dispute. To top it up with the removal of US military base in Okinawa as well.
Posted in: Japan warns China of worsening ties over East China Sea dispute
RedcliffJan. 10, 2015 - 02:38PM JST
This disease dementia seems to be a prevalent disease in many parts of the world. There should be more research carry out as to the cause so that prevention methods could be instigated. Could this disease be cured? presently no known cure apart from slowing the progress.
RedcliffJan. 10, 2015 - 02:31PM JST
During the WWII the Japanese Expeditionary Force in Central China issued an order to set up comfort houses during the period of the time after the Japanese high Command made plan to create a giant underground system of military prostitution. The plan was straight forward by luring or kidnapping between eighty thousand to two hundred thousand women mainly from the Japanese colony of Korea, China, Taiwan, Philippines and Indonesia.
The Japanese Government denied these incidence have anything to do with it but in 1991 Yoshimi Yoshiaki unearthed from the Japanese Department Agency Archives a document entitled "Regarding the recruitment of Women for Military Brothels". The documents bored the personal stamps of leaders from the Japanese High Command and contained orders to immediately construction of facilities of sexual comfort to stop troops from raping women in regions they controlled in China.
Posted in: Ex-reporter files lawsuit over comfort women stories
RedcliffJan. 10, 2015 - 02:13PM JST
Azuma Shiro was the first Japanese veteran in 1987 to admit openly of his participation of this orgy killing in the City of Nanking the aftermath was threat and death threat targeted on him and his family.
Katsuichi Hora, a professor of Japanese History at the Waseda University in 1966 did his research in the Massacre of Chinese in Nanking during Japanese military occupation of the City of Nanking and concluded the Japanese atrocities in his published research in several books
RedcliffJan. 10, 2015 - 02:02PM JST
The Japanese people need to know the truth, no censorship or threat can stop this from being revealed. This cover up has been continue with the ernest help from successive Japanese Government since WWII.
To those who feel the need to find out more should read the RAPE OF NANKING by IRIS CHANG.
RedcliffNov. 23, 2014 - 11:18AM JST
Apart from the Healtcare this will be another high light of Obama in his term as President/
Posted in: Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy
RedcliffNov. 23, 2014 - 11:04AM JST
There is already direct communication line between Japan and China in case you do not know.
Posted in: China pledges more dialogue on regional conflicts
RedcliffApr. 07, 2014 - 02:09PM JST
" But there were question about whether any of the sounds were the breakthrough that searchers are desperately seeking or just another dead in a hunt seemingly full of them with experts expressing doubt that the equipment aboard the Chinese ship was capable of picking up signals from the black box,"
Nick Perry are we talking about cooperation among nations to have this unfortunate accident solve or you are trying to make political mileage out of this.
Posted in: Ships race to investigate signals in jet search
RedcliffApr. 05, 2014 - 01:03PM JST
"But the paper on Friday added that Japan would try to improve the thorny relations with ChinaAsia's two biggest economies, sure responsibility in Asia and beyond."
Yep sound like this must be the new policy to do the job
Posted in: China, S Korea lash out at Japan foreign relations report
RedcliffNov. 06, 2013 - 12:56PM JST
@ Heart Let Gomia
No Heart Let Gomia in the Philippines they were not escorted by warship but barbarically shot them.
Posted in: Japan coast guard arrests Chinese coral fishing boat captain
RedcliffNov. 03, 2013 - 02:31PM JST
@ OssanAmerica Nov. 03 2013
"Please name the strategic Alliance between the Russia Federation and PRC and when it went into effect"
Having best relation does not mean that they need to enter into a strategic Alliance. Sound like you could not differentiate between the terms best of relation and Strategic Alliance.
Posted in: Japan, Russia discuss peace treaty negotiations
RedcliffNov. 03, 2013 - 09:46AM JST
US, please don't further increased your military presence in this Asian region any more, we and my future generation would really want to live in peace
Posted in: U.S. looks to Asian nations to build their militaries
RedcliffNov. 03, 2013 - 09:41AM JST
There seem to be some fallacies and assumption in this reported article. Economic growth had slow, capital expenditure had been cut back. Even if consumers spending increased before the increase in the sale tax this is only a one off even,t then what happen next.
If domestic demand is weak,economic growth is also weak, individual investors are cutting back investment, capital expenditure cut and the coming increased in sale tax will add more stress to price hike and is it real that industries will hire more people with higher wage. This does not sound like a likely scenario.
Something is loss in translation.
Posted in: Japan growth seen slowing in third quarter
RedcliffNov. 03, 2013 - 09:27AM JST
Sound like this diabetes drug under research has great potential. The main research seems to center on obese people with diabetes, I wonder whether what will this do to slim people that also have diabetes given that this potential drug could result in weight loss.
Posted in: Researchers move step closer to oral diabetes treatment
RedcliffOct. 21, 2013 - 02:35PM JST
highball7 and Tigerta9. There is nothing to be sad about the Brits not get a go at the deal, It's a matter of which bidder offers the best deal, price and completion time. 16 Billion pound is not a small sum for any British company and EDF undertook it at their risk.
Posted in: Britain to build Europe's first nuclear plant since Fukushima disaster
RedcliffOct. 21, 2013 - 02:23PM JST
Yes BertieWooster I like the Gold Standard, they should bring it back.
Japan and China are US perpetual lender, unlike your fixed term deposits in the bank which you can withdraw on maturity.
Posted in: As U.S. averts default, Japan and China brace for next dollar drama
RedcliffOct. 21, 2013 - 02:05PM JST
It seems that TEPCO is forever battling to contain the radioactive water at the nuclear complex, Its pumps are battling to keep up with the rainwater and they are battling to come up with a solution, won't be long they will be battling to survive as a going concern.
Posted in: Radioactive water overflows barriers at Fukushima plant during heavy rain
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Aug. 25, 2016 - 08:11AM JST
Its all because Obama sent a secrete telegram to Isis to play ball.
Posted in: Turkish tanks roll into Syria, pushing Islamic State out of key border town
Aug. 25, 2016 - 08:10AM JST
Republicans: no honor; no shame.
Posted in: Calls grow for Clintons to shut down charitable foundation
Aug. 25, 2016 - 08:08AM JST
Trump, aiming to widen support, makes pitch to Hispanics
Headline should read: Trump, aiming to widen…
Posted in: Trump, aiming to widen support, makes pitch to Hispanics
Aug. 25, 2016 - 08:05AM JST
Hopefully the chinese don't totally trash the environment in Africa as they have at home. Grease…
Posted in: Japan takes aid show to Africa in China's shadow
Aug. 25, 2016 - 08:03AM JST
My first thought is why is the government involved? If they need to be involved it…
Posted in: The ruling and opposition parties are divided on a bill to revise the Labor Standards Law, which would introduce a pay system for “highly professional workers” basing their salary on performance, rather than on number of hours worked. What's your stance on this?
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