Noted Hiroshima hibakusha Dr. Shuntaro Hida dies at 100

Mar 21, 2017

Noted Hiroshima hibakusha Dr. Shuntaro Hida dies at 100

Shuntaro Hida, a former Imperial Japanese Army doctor who survived the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima during World War II and treated survivors, died Monday, sources close to him said. He was 100. Hailing from Gifu Prefecture, Hida became a doctor after graduating from ...

Japanese Emperor, Empress attend welcome ceremony in Hanoi

Mar 1, 2017

Japanese Emperor, Empress attend welcome ceremony in Hanoi

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko attended a welcome ceremony at Vietnam’s Presidential Palace in Hanoi on Wednesday, the second day of the Imperial Couple’s first visit to the country. In the palace’s front garden, Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang welcomed the couple, who are ...