/ Dec 6, 2016

Abe's Pearl Harbor visit for remembrance, not apology: Suga

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s historic visit to Pearl Harbor later this month is for the purpose of remembering the victims of the Japanese attack 75 years ago, not for apologizing for Japan’s actions, the government’s top spokesman said Tuesday.“This visit is an opportunity to ...

Sorry! Town of Gomen holds letter of apology contest

Oct 14, 2015

Sorry! Town of Gomen holds letter of apology contest

Sorry is not the hardest word for the town of Gomen, Kochi Prefecture, whose name says it all.Playing on the Japanese word gomen (sorry), the town is holding an annual letter-of-apology contest for people who know they should have said it to their loved ...