Hatoyama family matriarch dies at 90

Feb 13, 2013

Hatoyama family matriarch dies at 90

Yasuko Hatoyama, mother of ex- Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, died Monday night of multiple organ failure at a Tokyo hospital, sources close to the former prime minister and his lawmaker brother, Kunio, said. She was 90. Yasuko was the daughter of Shojiro Ishibashi, the ...

China hype: Hatoyama's war regrets

Jan 19, 2013

China hype: Hatoyama's war regrets

China’s state-run media on Friday seized on an apology by former Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama during a visit to a wartime atrocity memorial, amid tense relations between the two countries. Hatoyama is no longer a member of the Diet, and the party he was ...