Month: November 2007

  • links for 2007-11-29

    Japan Nanjing film says war criminals were martyrs (Reuters) Japan’s wartime leaders, hanged as war criminals, were martyrs like Jesus Christ, says the Japanese director of an upcoming film backed by nationalists that argues that the 1937 Nanjing massacre was a fabrication by China. (tags: nanjingmassacre china-japan warresponsibility film movie)

  • links for 2007-11-28

    Will Rudd cool relations with Japan? (Japan Times) Kevin Rudd’s election as prime minister of Australia could mean a substantial shift in Japan-Australian relations. Japan has found a valuable friend and ally in Australia in recent years. The relationship blossomed under the departing John Howard (tags: australia japan australia-japan kevinrudd johnhoward) “The” way vs “a” […]

  • links for 2007-11-27

    Chinese trust the Internet above ALL information sources, including MSM (Thomas Crampton) (tags: internet China media) Talking American Democracy in China (In These Times) With this in mind, I sent a mass e-mail to about 100 of my friends back home, hoping to show the students a small slice of American-style democracy. (tags: china 2008election […]

  • Australia's Leader as Canada's Downfall With China?

    Chinese in Vancouver has a post arguing that Kevin Rudd, Australia’s newly elected, Mandarin-speaking leader, may lead his country into a position that challenges Canada’s China relations. Noted without comment: Australia will almost surely become the most China-friendly country in the West with Kevin Rudd becomes the next Australian prime minister. How would that affect […]

  • links for 2007-11-22

    Trade jitters, anti-China sentiment rouse US voters (All Roads Lead To China) (tags: china-us antichina media) Japan said to unveil green initiative at Asia summit (AFP) Japan plans to pledge 1.8 billion dollars worth of low-interest loans to Asian countries to help them combat environmental pollution at a summit next week in Singapore, reports said […]