Xi praises resistance spirit in marking end of Pacific War

FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2019, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping waves during the inauguration ceremony in Macao to mark the 20th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony's handover to Chinese rule. China, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in the Pacific, during which it endured a brutal invasion and occupation of much of its territory by Japan.