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Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency)
[Xinhua: "Japan's Construction Firm Agrees To Pay Over 1 Mln USD To Wartime Chinese Laborers"]
TOKYO, April 26 (Xinhua) - Nishimatsu Construction Co. secured a reconciliation Monday with wartime Chinese laborers, agreeing to pay 128 million yen (1.36 million US dollars) to the war victims.
According the reconciliation agreement signed by the two sides at a Tokyo court, Nishimatsu admitted the fact of forcing Chinese laborers to do labour under severe conditions in a working site in Niigata Prefecture, and issued an apology to them.
In October 2009, in a …