Japanese workers at ease with automation in the workplace

Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds-1,500 a minute, to be exact-on humming conveyor belts that zip and wind in a sprawling factory near Tokyo. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP […]

08/15/2017: What signal is Beijing sending with drills near Taiwan? | Close-up of ‘comfort women’

China has conducted a series of routine drills near Taiwan, putting its eastern island region on high alert. Tensions across the Taiwan Strait have been high since the election of the region’s leader Tsai Ing-wen, who has still failed to acknowledge both sides are part of “One China.” What signal is Beijing sending to Taipei […]

The war of words between the DPRK and the US

From “fire and fury” to “locked and loaded”, US President Donald Trump continues his war of words with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Tensions recently escalated as the DPRK warned the US of a preemptive strike over Japan and into waters off Guam through four intermediate range ballistic missiles. Despite calls for calm […]

War of words between US and DPRK & Filming the great outdoors

A month after 122 UN members approved a treaty banning nuclear weapons, the US and the DPRK are threatening each other with nukes. Are world powers willing and able to give up their nuclear arsenals? As China’s youth become movie buffs and adrenaline junkies, adventure films have taken off in China. We speak to two […]

Northeast Asia security & Transatlantic ties

Tension escalates as Trump and Kim Jong Un continue to threaten each other with nuclear attacks. How can China, South Korea and Japan that are neighbors of DPRK ensure that “war of words” does not escalate into a real “war of bombs”? Trump’s populism and disdain towards the EU have forced European leaders to no […]

Korean Peninsula tensions reaching new heights

Kim Jong Un, the leader of the DPRK, on Monday praised his army’s plans to fire missiles toward the US territory of Guam in the Pacific, but said he would hold off on the launch. Kim was referring to the announcement on August 10 by the DPRK that it was considering a preemptive strike over […]

China slams Abe’s Yasukuni Shrine offering

China has expressed opposition toward Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s sending a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine, the notorious site honoring a number of convicted Japanese war criminals among other WWII dead. Abe made the offering on Tuesday, the 72nd anniversary of Japan’s surrender in WWII. The shrine is regarded as a symbol of […]

New evidence of Japan’s WWII germ warfare revealed

Recordings from post-war trials have laid bare the horrific biological research and vivisection on humans conducted by the Japanese army’s notorious Unit 731 in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province during World War II. The recordings were made public for the first time in a documentary aired by Japan’s public broadcaster NHK on Sunday, two days ahead […]

China holds peace assembly to mark anniversary of Japan’s WWII surrender

A peace assembly was held Tuesday in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of Japan’s unconditional surrender in World War II. Representatives from countries such as China, Japan, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Jordan attended the assembly in the Nanjing Massacre Victim’s Memorial Hall, mourning the 300,000 people who died in […]

Shinzo Abe sparks controversy with Yasukuni Shrine offering on surrender anniversary

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the notorious war-linked Yasukuni Shrine on Tuesday on the 72nd anniversary of Japan’s surrender, which brought an end to World War II. The Yasukuni Shrine honors 14 Class-A convicted war criminals among 2.5 million Japanese war dead from World War II and is regarded as […]

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