Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Sun Yat-sen's 150th birth anniversary marked in Tokyo


Image from, with caption: Sun Yat-Sen, initial arrival photograph, April 1904.
(National Archives and Records Administration–Pacific Region-San Francisco, Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service)

Jul 12, 2016

TOKYO, July 12 (Xinhua) -- A forum commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of Sun Yat-sen, a great forerunner of China's democratic revolution, was held in Tokyo Tuesday, with a number of celebrated politicians and scholars from China and Japan attending.
The forum, with the theme "Sun Yat-sen and the future of the Asian Community of Common Destiny", was dedicated to reviewing and studying Sun's ideals and their connection and significance to the current world, and exploring ways to build the Asian Community of Common Destiny.
Li Zhaoxing, President of the China Public Diplomacy Association and former Chinese foreign minister, made a keynote speech at the forum, pointing out that Sun's ideal that Asian countries should cooperate together on equal footing to achieve regional prosperity, is still relevant today. ...

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