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Hibiya Park plaque to honor late Filipino leader Quirino

May 22, 2016

Hibiya Park plaque to honor late Filipino leader Quirino

The late former Philippine President Elpidio Quirino will next month receive a memorial marker at Tokyo’s Hibiya Park in honor of his contribution to bilateral ties, his family’s foundation said. The Quirino Memorial Marker, the first of its kind in Japan for a Philippine ...

May 20, 2016

South Korean hibakusha urge Obama to apologize in Hiroshima

South Korean survivors of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima are urging U.S. President Barack Obama to apologize for the suffering caused by that “horrific crime” against humanity when he makes his historic visit to the Japanese city later this month. In a letter addressed ...