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LDP lawmakers aim to raise battleship Yamato wreckage

Jul 28, 2015

LDP lawmakers aim to raise battleship Yamato wreckage

A group of Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers is considering whether the government can launch a project to salvage wreckage from the World War II battleship Yamato from the bottom of the East China Sea. The lawmakers are also considering collecting the remains of the ...

Mitsubishi may extend WWII apology to others, official says

Jul 23, 2015

Mitsubishi may extend WWII apology to others, official says

An outside director of Mitsubishi Materials Corp. said the company hopes to apologize to former British, Dutch and Australian World War II prisoners of war, and also reach an amicable solution with Chinese forced laborers, following a landmark apology to American POWs earlier this ...

Jul 16, 2015

Japanese WWII orphans meet with China vice premier

Dozens of Japanese who were repatriated as youngsters from China at the end of World War II met with Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao in Beijing on Wednesday. During the meeting in the Great Hall of the People, Li said the Chinese people want ...