Scholars urge Abe to renew 'comfort women' apology

Jun 9, 2015

Scholars urge Abe to renew 'comfort women' apology

Nearly 200 scholars have signed a statement urging Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to renew apologies for the country’s imperialist past and offer to compensate former “comfort women,” victims of its wartime brothel system. The move comes as the nationalist Abe prepares a statement he ...

Mar 26, 2015

U.S. student who led racist chant meets black leaders

A former University of Oklahoma fraternity member caught on video leading a racist chant said Wednesday he’s deeply sorry for his role in the incident and upset and embarrassed that he failed to stop it. The incident caused a national uproar and threw an ...

Feb 19, 2015

TBS apologizes again for show's seemingly disparaging content

TBS television has apologized again for airing seeimngly inappropriate content in a January program. In the “Suiyobi no Downtown” (“Downtown of Wednesday”) weekly talk show featuring the popular comedy duo Downtown, the nationwide network apologized for “causing misunderstanding among the audience” in the episode ...

Dec 19, 2014

Takata issues apology ad in U.S., Germany but not in Japan

Takata Corp. issued an apology advertisement in U.S. and German newspapers on Thursday, as the Japanese auto parts supplier has been embattled due to global recalls over its potentially defective air bags. But Takata did not issue such an apology in Japan, even as ...