Oct 15, 2014

Komeito chief calls on Takaichi not to visit Yasukuni

Komeito to Takaichi: avoid Yasukuni The head of Komeito, the junior ruling coalition partner of the Liberal Democratic Party, urged internal affairs minister Sanae Takaichi on Wednesday to drop her plan to visit Yasukuni Shrine during its upcoming fall festival. “We have been trying ...

Sep 2, 2014

War criminals don't deserve praise

Reports that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed sympathy for Japan's World War II war criminals during a memorial service for them in April will only deepen the perception that Abe is a revisionist when it comes to Japan's wartime behavior.