Fri, September 03, 2010

65th anniversary of victory in war against Japan

Nanjing marks 65th anniversary of China's victory in war against Japan

Photo taken on Aug. 15, 2010 shows cloth shoes placed outside the Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province. Full story

BACKGROUND

Sino-Japanese ties

An opinion poll conducted simultane-ously in China and Japan has had encouraging results:

POLL

What's the key obstacles to deepening the sino-Japan relations?
Territory issues
Distrust
Competition for resources in oceans
Others

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