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China-Japan Relations

Six Japanese investigated for alleged espionage

Six Japanese nationals are under investigation by Chinese authorities on suspicion of violating Chinese laws, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Monday in response to a report about alleged Japanese spies caught in China.

Finance officials call for stronger ties

The finance ministers of China and Japan exchanged views on deepening cooperation at the Sixth China-Japan Finance Dialogue here this weekend.

Abe aims to unchain Japan from the postwar regime

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has waited for the right time to show his hand. And the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, by test-firing missiles and threatening to conduct another nuclear test, has given Abe the ruse.

Geography

China and Japan are geographically separated by the East China Sea. China has strongly influenced Japan with its language,architecture, culture, religion, philosophy, and law.

History

September 18, 1931 
Japanese troops provocatively destroyed a section of railway in north Shenyang and attacked the Chinese garrison at Beidaying, Shenyang, on the same night, this led to the "September 18th incident."

September 19, 1931 
In the morning, the Japanese army occupied Shenyang. Because the Kuomintang government ordered "nonresistance," the Japanese forces occupied major cities and towns in Liaoning province in few days.

September 23, 1931 
Chiang Kai-shek gave a speech in which he went so far as to order the army and the people to "take the rough with the smooth and wait for the judgment of the League of Nations."

Original sound of Japanese Emperor Hirohito's surrender speech made public

Wartime 'comfort woman' believed to the end Japan owed her an apology

Proof of Japan's infamous Unit 526 unearthed in bookstore

Treaties

The Sino-Japanese Joint Statement on Sept 29, 1972 established diplomatic relations between the People's Republic of China and Japan.

Sino-Japanese Joint Statement (Sept 29, 1972)

Sino-Japanese Treaty of Peace and Friendship (April 12, 1978)

China-Japan Joint Statement on All-round Promotion of Strategic Relationship of Mutual Benefit

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