Imperial couple take stand for remembrance

| Feb 6, 2016

Imperial couple take stand for remembrance

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In recent years, the Imperial couple have made an effort to leave behind a meaningful legacy by visiting World War II battlefields. The idea is to ensure that future generations of Japanese do not forget the war and its bitter lessons. However, until they ...

Imperial Couple lay flowers at Filipino war monument

Jan 29, 2016

Imperial Couple lay flowers at Filipino war monument

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited a memorial to Japanese war dead southeast of Manila on Friday to commemorate those who died in the Philippines in some of the conflict’s fiercest fighting. The Imperial Couple bowed their heads and laid white flowers before the ...

Imperial Couple arrive in Philippines

Jan 26, 2016

Imperial Couple arrive in Philippines

Emperor Akihito says Japan must remember the tremendous loss of life in the Philippines during World War II as he and Empress Michiko start a four-day visit to the Southeast Asian country.

Filipina Miss Universe gets a hero's welcome in Manila

Jan 25, 2016

Filipina Miss Universe gets a hero's welcome in Manila

Tens of thousands of people in the beauty pageant-crazed Philippines were set to give newly crowned Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach a heroine’s welcome home during a colorful parade through Manila on Monday. The parade is one of the highlights of a weeklong celebration ...