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2006-03-30 01:00:00

A group of 40 Chinese who say they were wounded or lost relatives as a result of Japanese bombing of the city of Chongqing before and during World War Two filed a suit against the Japanese government on Thursday.

2006-03-27 05:19:39

By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - China's growing military strength and its tense relationship with Taiwan are major destabilizing factors in East Asia, according to a strategy report issued on Monday by a think tank affiliated with Japan's Defense Ministry.

2006-03-08 02:46:35

TOKYO (Reuters) - The leader of South Korea's main opposition party on Wednesday urged Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi before he leaves office later this year to resolve historical and territorial issues that have strained bilateral ties, media said.

2006-02-28 21:48:48

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun urged Japan on Wednesday to stop all actions that put its apology for its past war of aggression in doubt, saying Tokyo's neighbors were justifiably upset.

2006-02-22 07:26:31

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao criticised Japanese leaders' visits to a Tokyo war shrine at a meeting on Wednesday with Japan's trade minister that Tokyo had hoped would smooth ruffled ties, Kyodo news agency said.

2006-02-22 04:27:26

BEIJING (Reuters) - Japanese Trade Minister Toshihiro Nikai and his Chinese counterpart Bo Xilai reached some minor agreements on Wednesday but made no progress on the crucial issue of a controversial Tokyo war shrine, Kyodo news agency said.

2006-02-22 02:48:30

BEIJING (Reuters) - Japanese Trade and Economics Minister Toshihiro Nikai met his Chinese counterpart, Bo Xilai, on Wednesday, but there was no word of progress in efforts to soothe tension between the two nations.

2006-02-22 02:02:01

By Takanori Isshiki MATSUE, Japan (Reuters) - Japan vowed on Wednesday to make cool-headed efforts to resolve a simmering territorial dispute with South Korea over two rocky islets midway between the Asian neighbours.

2006-02-09 08:13:13

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese government's top spokesman on Thursday criticized as "inappropriate" a Chinese official's comments about Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, a day before bilateral official level talks were set to begin in Tokyo.

2006-02-09 01:05:54

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese government's top spokesman on Thursday criticized as "inappropriate" a Chinese official's comments about Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, a day before bilateral official level talks were set to begin in Tokyo.


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