Recipe site whips up English version

Aug 20, 2013

Recipe site whips up English version

Authentic recipes of homemade meals that are rarely tasted at Japanese restaurants are a subject of interest to many outsiders. For those who want to know what’s cooked daily in the kitchens of ordinary Japanese households and even want to know how to cook ...

Abe proxy, Cabinet trio visit Yasukuni

Aug 15, 2013

Abe proxy, Cabinet trio visit Yasukuni

Three Cabinet ministers went to war-related Yasukuni Shrine on Thursday to mark the 68th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II, while Prime Minister Shinzo Abe instead made a ritual offering in an apparent effort to avoid more diplomatic friction with China and ...

Papers that pushed for Pacific War revisited

Aug 14, 2013

Papers that pushed for Pacific War revisited

Papers from the long-locked safe of the late Lt. Gen. Teiichi Suzuki, an Imperial Japanese Army wartime Cabinet minister, reveal his faulted argument that Japan had the wherewithal to wage war against the Allies.

Grip on Diet leaves no scapegoats for LDP

| Jul 29, 2013

Grip on Diet leaves no scapegoats for LDP

The Liberal Democratic Party won a landslide victory in the July 21 Upper House election and regained control of both chambers of the Diet, ending years in which the legislature was effectively divided and bills were held hostage. In recent years, whatever force was ...