Hatoyama mourns Korean independence activists in Seoul

Aug 12, 2015

Hatoyama mourns Korean independence activists in Seoul

Visiting former Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama mourned Korean independence activists at a history museum in Seoul on Wednesday. At the museum, on the site of a prison where Korean activists against Japanese colonial rule were interned, Hatoyama took off his shoes in front of ...

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 ...