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Full text of 2016 Hiroshima Peace Declaration

/ Aug 6, 2016

Full text of 2016 Hiroshima Peace Declaration

The following is the full text of the Peace Declaration read Saturday by Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui at a ceremony to mark the 71st anniversary of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima:1945, August 6, 8:15 a.m. Slicing through the clear blue sky, a previously unknown ...

/ Aug 4, 2016

Kennedy to miss Hiroshima, Nagasaki A-bomb ceremonies

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy will not be attending this year’s ceremonies to mark the anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a U.S. Embassy official said.The ambassador, who has attended the ceremonies over the past two years, will be in ...

Straw boats set sail to test Taiwan-Japan settler theory

/ Jul 17, 2016

Straw boats set sail to test Taiwan-Japan settler theory

Two primitive straw canoes departed from Yonaguni Island on Sunday morning to reproduce a 75-km ocean voyage thought to have brought the first settlers to the Japanese archipelago about 30,000 years ago.The voyage has “started at last,” said lead researcher Yosuke Kaifu, head of ...