China is planning to protect the major historical remains of the Imperial Japanese Army's Unit 731 and prepares it for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Unit 731 was a biological and chemical warfare research unit established in Harbin in 1935, serving as the nerve center of Japan's biological warfare in China and Southeast Asia during WWII.


Jilin Releases Archives on "Comfort Women"
The Jilin Provincial Archives has announced for the first time that it has unearthed records confirming that the Japanese government procured "comfort women" using funds designated for public spending during Japan's occupation of China.
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Background
The Diaoyu Islands, which lie in the East China Sea between China and Japan, have belonged to China since ancient times.

The islands are 120 nautical miles northeast of Taiwan, 200 nautical miles west of the Chinese mainland and 200 nautical miles east of Japan's southernmost island, Okinawa.
Chronology
Sept 11: The Japanese government has exchanged the official contract on the purchase of Diaoyu Islands with Kurihara family.
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Aug 16: China once again urged Japan to "immediately and unconditionally" release Chinese nationals.
 
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