Monthly Archives: July 2013

Right-wing group sues NHK for using too many Kanji

[Tokyo] – A little over a week since a pensioner decided to sue Japan’s national broadcaster NHK for overuse of foreign loanwords, another suit is threatening NHK. The new suit concerns the use of Chinese characters, so-called kanji. Daitōjuku, a … Continue reading

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Newly discovered ancient maps support Chinese territorial claims

[Brussels] – A number of Belgian newspapers today reported a story about the discovery of a number of ancient maps that could offer support for several of China’s territorial claims in South East Asian and other parts of the globe. … Continue reading

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