Nagasaki mayor receives paper cranes, letters from Obama

Jan 7, 2017

Nagasaki mayor receives paper cranes, letters from Obama

The Nagasaki Municipal Government said Friday that Mayor Tomihisa Taue met with U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and received two paper cranes folded by President Barack Obama and two letters from the outgoing American leader. Taue met with Kennedy at the U.S. Embassy ...

Jan 5, 2017

Publisher uses WWII images in ad calling for world peace

Using images from World War II, Publisher Takarajimasha Inc. on Thursday placed an ad in five major Japanese newspapers calling for world peace. The two-page ads used full-page photos of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Japan’s 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor ...

Visiting Lesotho king receives peace stone from Hiroshima

Nov 24, 2016

Visiting Lesotho king receives peace stone from Hiroshima

Visiting Lesotho King Letsie III accepted a peace stone from a Hiroshima-based civic group on Thursday, saying it “signifies the international community’s resolve to ensure that the culture of peace is cultivated throughout the world.” “I have no doubt in my mind that through ...