Tag Archives: Japan

Christie’s Asia Week sale sets record

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.

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US balances asia approach

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.

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Bringing justice to the victims of Unit 731

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.

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Ministers pledge early trade deal

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.

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IMF: China economy good in the long run

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).

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Japanese invasion of China is remembered

Chinese community members in the San Francisco Bay Area on Sunday commemorated the 85th anniversary of the “September 18 Incident” in 1931, which marked Japan’s large-scale armed invasion of Northeast China.

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