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Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 19, 2014
S. Korea plans live-fire drill near Takeshima
Seoul tells Tokyo that a maritime 'firing drill' will be held near two disputed rocks it controls even though the firing zone overlaps an area claimed by Japan.
Japan Times
May 17, 2014
Commemorating national trauma in South Korea
Memorials suggest neighbor has no inclination to forgive or forget colonial rule, a past Japan downplays
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 22, 2014
VIP attends Takeshima ceremony
A senior government official attended a ceremony Saturday commemorating the "incorporation" of two tiny islets at the center of a territorial dispute with South Korea.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 21, 2014
Shimane locals ambivalent on disputed islets
Shimane Prefecture residents and historical researchers have expressed mixed feelings ahead of Takeshima Day, designated by local ordinance in 2005 and set to be marked Saturday under considerable scrutiny because of its link to a territorial row with South Korea.
Japan Times
Nov 22, 2013
New official site to state case for Senkakus, Takeshima
The government will set up a new website to promote its claims over disputed islands in nearby waters, risking a fresh backlash from China and South Korea.
Japan Times
Feb 24, 2013
South Korean hurls feces at Japanese Embassy in Seoul over Takeshima row
A South Korean man hurled human feces into the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday to protest Tokyo's sovereignty claim to a pair of islets controlled by South Korea, but he was freed by police despite carrying out an identical attack last August, Yonhap news agency reported.


Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan