May 25, 2015

Japan lays 2,498 unidentified war dead to rest

The remains of 2,498 unidentified soldiers who died fighting for Japan during World War II were laid to rest in a memorial service Monday at Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery in Tokyo. The remains were brought home by the government and other groups from places including ...

No debate on state-run war memorial idea

Dec 30, 2013

No debate on state-run war memorial idea

Debates on a new state-run war memorial center proposed by some ruling bloc and opposition lawmakers are unlikely to get very far in the foreseeable future because caution remains strong in the Liberal Democratic Party-led government. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s surprise visit to war-related ...