By: Cheng Chi-feng and Kuo Chung-han
Many veterans living at the home witnessed the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945), said Ma, ahead of a series of events being held by the government to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of the war from July 4 to October 25.
The commemorative events are intended to condemn Japanese aggression and to promote peace, Ma said.
Ma said the government signed a fishery pact with Japan in April of 2013, which settled to some extent a long simmering fishing controversy in the East China Sea near the Diaoyutai Islands (called the Senkaku Islands by Japan). [FULL STORY]