Hiroshima A-bomb museum admission fees to rise next April

Sep 7, 2015

Hiroshima A-bomb museum admission fees to rise next April

The fee for adults to get into the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum will quadruple to ¥200 next April to help pay for preserving the Atomic Bomb Dome and other buildings, Mayor Kazumi Matsui said Monday. A ticket for high school students and people aged ...

Sep 3, 2015

Nuclear disarmament needs a push

Momentum for nuclear disarmament as been on the wane, and all nations — Japan especially — should renew their efforts to end the dire threat posed by nuclear weapons.

Aug 26, 2015

Former U.S. official urges vigilance on threat of nuclear war

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry underscored at a U.N. disarmament conference on Wednesday the need to visit Hiroshima, one of the two Japanese cities attacked by the U.S. with atomic bombs in 1945, to understand the reality of nuclear weapons. Perry warned ...

Aug 20, 2015

Hiroshima marks anniversary of deadly mudslides

The Hiroshima municipal and prefectural governments held a memorial service on Thursday afternoon to mark the first anniversary of mudslides that killed 75 people. In the morning before the ceremony, families of the victims and other mourners laid flowers and gifts and prayed for ...