70th Anniversary of Victory>> History

Italian official, experts highlight peace message from China's V-Day parade

The V-Day parade in Beijing on Thursday was a commemorative event of "extraordinary importance" to celebrate peace and condemn war, Italian experts said.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-09-05 10:14:40

Zuma lauds China's role in defending world peace

South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday hailed the military parade in Beijing, saying the event "not only showcased China's military capacity, but also China's commitment to working with the international community in the maintenance of peace and security".
Source: Xinhua | 2015-09-05 10:00:57

Chinese resistance to fascism in WWII inspired Africa's freedom struggle: Kenyan scholar

Chinese people's resistance to Japanese invasion in World War II (WWII) not only boosted the allied powers' victory but also inspired freedom struggle in Africa, a Kenyan scholar said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-09-05 9:43:41

Japan’s apologies insufficient, says online poll respondents

Many saw Japan’s apologies for military aggression during WWII as insufficient, while believing that Germany had apologized profusely, a recent online poll shows.
Source: Global Times | 2015-09-03 23:58:01

Intl community echoes Xi's speech at V-Day commemoration

The international community positively echoed a speech given by Chinese President Xi Jinping Thursday at the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-09-03 23:20:15

Polish media widely reports celebrations of 70th anniversary of war victory in Beijing

Polish media widely reported on Thursday the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression and the world's anti-Fascist war held in Beijing on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-09-03 20:56:59

Fiji lauds peace-loving China's V-Day parade

A Fijian cabinet minister on Thursday lauded China's V-Day parade held earlier in the day, recognizing China as a peace-loving country whose defense strategy meets its obligations as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council in maintaining and preserving world peace.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-09-03 20:28:38

Japanese war criminal confesses to murder of civilians by grenades

A handwritten confession by a Japanese World War II soldier describes Japanese troops' killing of 12 Chinese civilians collectively using hand grenades in East China's Shandong Province in August 1942.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-09-03 20:26:46

WWII history not to be tampered with: war veteran

A veteran of Kazakhstan criticized some historians for distorting World War II (WWI) history, calling for truthful presentation of WWII and correct understanding of the history among younger generations.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-09-02 12:43:31

UN chief calls for reconciliation based on reflection of history following Abe's statement

UN Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called for a genuine reconciliation in the region based on reflection of history.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-08-30 21:37:30

Japanese war criminal confesses to murder of Chinese civilians: archive

A Japanese war criminal confessed to being part of a group that killed more than 200 Chinese civilians during Japan's war of aggression against China, according to a confession released Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-08-27 19:50:15

World community urges Japan to apologize for wartime atrocities

Calls are on the rise for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to make a sincere apology prior to a statement by Abe to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-08-14 15:21:59

S. Korea's Park stresses unification with DPRK on WWII anniversary

South Korean President Park Geun-hye stressed the importance of unification with the Democratic People' s Republic of Korea (DPRK) during her speech on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the Korean Peninsula's liberation from the 1910-45 Japanese colonial rule.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-08-15 14:37:32

Japanese emperor's WWII statement indicates dissatisfaction toward Abe

Emperor of Japan Akihito on Saturday gave his own speech on WWII at an annual national memorial service, expressing his "deep remorse" over the past war.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-08-16 13:02:44

Abe to skip WWII military parade

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s decision to skip an upcoming military parade in Beijing, which marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, has proven Japan’s “regression in its approach toward history,” said observers.
Source: Global Times | 2015-08-25 0:13:01