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Asian dream needs wisdom from both sides

Updated: 2013-08-12 14:25
By Zhang Chunman (

Asian dream needs wisdom from both sides

Three years ago, I was studying in Nagoya University of Japan. During my stay, I was impressed by the uniqueness of Japanese culture and fascinated by the Sino-Japan cultural exchanges in history. Recalling the past, these two East Asian giants have lived in peace for the most of time, jointly contributing to the prosperity of Asian civilization. But entering the 21st century, historical exchanges and friendship are shadowed by the historical problems and territorial disputes.

History matters. But what matters more is making new history. The Asian integration led by both China and Japan is the new history we need to make in Asia. The Asian integration is the only way to achieve our Asian dream which is to build a strong, prosperous and cohesive Asia. Unfortunately, the backwardness of Sino-Japan relationship is the main obstacle to Asian integration and Asian dream. [More]