May 10, 2015

Offspring upholding hibakusha legacy

by Miya Tanaka

As aging hibakusha find it increasingly difficult to travel abroad to speak about the horrors of the nuclear attacks nearly 70 years ago, their children are stepping up efforts to follow in their footsteps. Toyoko Tasaki, 46, and Yukino Hirayama, 57, both living in ...

WWII park in U.S. to remain neutral

May 2, 2015

WWII park in U.S. to remain neutral

Promoting specific views on the history of U.S. atomic bomb development is not the intention of a national park to be built to commemorate facilities related to the Manhattan Project, the secret U.S. wartime atomic bomb program, the head of a body cooperating with ...

May 1, 2015

Mayors for Peace renew commitment to abolish nuclear weapons

Thousands of cities worldwide united in the pursuit of a nuclear-free world renewed their commitment to work toward the abolition of nuclear weapons during a gathering Wednesday at the United Nations, where a nuclear disarmament conference is underway. At the outset of the gathering ...

May 1, 2015

Asiana resumes Hiroshima flights after hard landing incident

Asiana Airlines on Thursday resumed service from Incheon near Seoul to Hiroshima Airport, more than two weeks after one of its airliners skidded off the runway after a hard landing. A flight from Incheon arrived at the airport Thursday evening, while the airline will ...

Apr 19, 2015

On-site probe into Asiana crash ends

Government investigators have finished their on-site probe into the crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jet that shut down Hiroshima Airport last week. The team of aircraft accident investigators at the Japan Transport Safety Board will analyze the material gathered during their investigation after ...