Hatoyama mourns Korean independence activists in Seoul

/ Aug 12, 2015

Hatoyama mourns Korean independence activists in Seoul

Visiting former Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama mourned Korean independence activists at a history museum in Seoul on Wednesday.At the museum, on the site of a prison where Korean activists against Japanese colonial rule were interned, Hatoyama took off his shoes in front of a ...

Hatoyama family matriarch dies at 90

Feb 13, 2013

Hatoyama family matriarch dies at 90

Yasuko Hatoyama, mother of ex- Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, died Monday night of multiple organ failure at a Tokyo hospital, sources close to the former prime minister and his lawmaker brother, Kunio, said. She was 90.Yasuko was the daughter of Shojiro Ishibashi, the founder ...

China hype: Hatoyama's war regrets

Jan 19, 2013

China hype: Hatoyama's war regrets

China’s state-run media on Friday seized on an apology by former Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama during a visit to a wartime atrocity memorial, amid tense relations between the two countries.Hatoyama is no longer a member of the Diet, and the party he was in ...