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A group from Japan mourned victims of Japan’s invasion and occupation of northeastern China before and during World War II and called on their leaders to visit China to apologize for war crimes on Tuesday.
With bidders that included prominent collectors of Chinese art, the sale of Chinese art from the Fujita Museum in Japan reached $262 million at Christie’s, giving the New York auction house the biggest single-evening sale in Asian Art Week auction history.
While Washington has elevated its security commitment to Japan during the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, observers noted that the White House has avoided going too far in aligning with Japan’s plans to contain China.
On Tuesday, the memorial day marking the Nanjing Massacre, which started in December 1937, China Daily looks at the work of Japanese lawyers, academics and journalists who are seeking redress for war crimes committed by their nation’s army during the occupation of China.
The trade ministers of China, Japan and South Korea have vowed to push negotiations to reach an early agreement on a free trade deal between the Asian powerhouses, it was announced on Sunday.
China’s economic transition has resulted in a slowdown felt all over the world, but such a shift is necessary and will benefit the global economy in the long run, according to economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).