'One Piece' manga exhibit to open in Seoul

Jul 25, 2014

'One Piece' manga exhibit to open in Seoul

An exhibition of the popular Japanese manga series “One Piece” will open Saturday at the War Memorial of Korea in Seoul following a court ruling that found the government-run facility had no cause to rescind a contract for the show, organizers said Friday. The ...

Apr 17, 2014

Abe rejects idea of replacing Yasukuni Shrine

Despite growing tensions generated by his controversial visit last year, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday dismissed the idea of building a new memorial to replace war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, saying the Shinto facility is too well known as a venue for mourning. ...

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 ...