Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum appoints first female director

National Apr 1, 2020

Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum appoints first female director

The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, founded in April 1996, said Wednesday it has appointed its first female director. Keiko Shinozaki, 52, previously managed the Nagasaki Municipal Government's division responsible for supporting atomic bomb survivors. "I would like to take responsibility to tell the world about what ...

U.N. chief intends to visit Hiroshima during Tokyo Olympics

National Jan 6, 2020

U.N. chief intends to visit Hiroshima during Tokyo Olympics

U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said he intends to visit Hiroshima in August a few days before attending the closing ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics, instead of the opening ceremony, sources close to the matter said Sunday. The plan reflects Guterres' desire to highlight ...