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Japanese peace movement initiative to diffuse chauvinism

by Kenji Kunitomi Japanese civic movements held a press conference and released a statement on territorial conflicts between Japan, China, and Korea on Friday, September 28. [1] The statement was initiated by a small number of activists of peace movement, intelligentsia, media people, and lawyers. Very dangerous anti-China, anti-Korea chauvinist sentiments are growing in Japan through the […]

Mega dam projects – is China better than Western donors and investors?

    China’s rapid development and depleted domestic natural resources has spurred a massive overseas expansion: China is for example the biggest global investor in hydro power projects. Many dams in continental South East Asia are intended to generate electricity for sale to China’s relatively undeveloped South-West. But China is the major global investor in hydro power projects worldwide, […]