In China, Anti-Japan Sentiment a Double-Edged Sword

Japanese Prisoners of War at Guam, with bowed heads after hearing Emperor Hirohito make announcement of Japan's unconditional surrender on August 15, 1945. (National Archives and Records Administration)

“On this day in 1945, Japan announced unconditional surrender.” The official account of China Central Television posted this information on Weibo, one of China’s largest social media platforms, and it quickly spread. Three trending posts, …

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Why Is the Chinese Men’s Soccer Team So Bad?


Chinese soccer fans have already become used to disappointing performances from their national soccer team. But a recent shameful loss has stirred national anger — and pushed discussion about the country’s soccer system to a …

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