Sep 20, 2013

Censorship by education boards

It is extremely regrettable that boards of education are actively censoring history textbooks that have been approved by the ministry of education.

Soldier's flag finds way back to son 68 years later

Jul 7, 2013

Soldier's flag finds way back to son 68 years later

A Japanese flag belonging to a Japanese soldier who died in the Battle of Okinawa was returned to his family Saturday, 68 years after his death. The surprise return was coordinated by the U.S. soldier who took the flag home, a Japanese woman living ...

Jun 28, 2013

Texts that say teachers told to obey axed

The Tokyo board of education finds two textbooks inappropriate for high schools, as they state local governments are forcing teachers to sing the national anthem and hoist the Hinomaru flag.