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HIROSHIMA

Japan Times
Special Supplements / Hiroshima G7 Summit Special
May 19, 2023
Collaborative research efforts pave way for peace-based educational outlook
Hiroshima University was founded in 1949 in the first city in the world to suffer an atomic bombing. In the spirit of pursuing peace, HU’s mission is to contribute to the well-being of humankind by realizing a free and peaceful international society.
Japan Times
Special Supplements / Hiroshima G7 Summit Special
May 19, 2023
International experiences help to contribute to global peace
“World peace is an ideal, and that is all the more reason to strive for it,” said International Christian University President Shoichiro Iwakiri. His position reflects the liberal arts college’s founding charter as a school for realizing that very ideal. Over the past 70 years, this small private...
Japan Times
Special Supplements / Hiroshima G7 Summit Special
May 19, 2023
Sustainability a key focal point of education and research
Keio University is harnessing its legacy of independence and academic excellence to create platforms for organic collaboration and transformative research initiatives. From inclusive sustainability projects and insightful discussions with world leaders to new cutting-edge research centers, Keio provides...
Japan Times
Special Supplements / Hiroshima G7 Summit Special
May 19, 2023
Holistic education to foster an international identity
Kwansei Gakuin University, based in Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture, will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2039. Ahead of this milestone, the university has developed a concept for its long-term future. Called Kwansei Grand Challenge 2039 (KGC2039), its ultimate purpose is to cultivate students who will...
Japan Times
Special Supplements / Hiroshima G7 Summit Special
May 19, 2023
Keeping dignity and diversity relevant in a turbulent world
Located in Yagoto in eastern Nagoya,  Nanzan University opened its doors immediately following the end of World War II with the goal of providing language education to assist the Japanese in building a presence on the international stage. What missionary Rev. Aloysius Pache started as the College of...
Japan Times
Special Supplements / Hiroshima G7 Summit Special
May 19, 2023
Programs help students tackle international issues
“Challenge your mind, Change our future.”  Ritsumeikan University adopted this motto in 2018 as part of its vision toward 2030. In a time when it is difficult to predict the future due to the COVID-19 pandemic and increasingly complex social and political issues, the university is determined to...
Japan Times
Special Supplements / Hiroshima G7 Summit Special
May 19, 2023
Freedom to examine topics from various perspectives
Sophia University, the first Jesuit and oldest Catholic university in Japan, is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year. “Amid the dynamically shifting global landscape, we are questioning the role we should play in Japanese society and how we can serve the international community,” said university...
Japan Times
Special Supplements / Hiroshima G7 Summit Special
May 19, 2023
Split education system needs a shake-up, president warns
Waseda University, one of Japan’s leading private universities, began its history as Tokyo Senmon Gakko, which was established in 1882. The founder, Shigenobu Okuma, served as Japan’s prime minister twice, in 1898 and 1914. Waseda has produced eight of the country’s prime ministers, including Fumio...
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JAPAN / Politics
May 18, 2023
Kishida and Biden hail ‘evolution’ of alliance as leaders meet in Hiroshima
A senior Japanese official said the leaders held substantive talks on a range of issues, from defense and economic security coordination to their response to the war in Ukraine.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 18, 2023
Police on high alert ahead of G7 summit in Hiroshima
With recent attacks still fresh on people’s minds, drones, boats and around 24,000 police are patrolling the city.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 18, 2023
At the G7 summit in Hiroshima, all eyes will be on ‘Ukraine, Ukraine, Ukraine’
Discussions on the issue will come at a crucial time for the G7 grouping itself, which has struggled to define its purpose and goals in recent years, as well as for the host country.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
May 17, 2023
Delivering on nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima
With nuclear tensions rising, the G7 summit’s participants must recognize the catastrophic consequences of nuclear arms and take steps to strengthen the global resolve against their use.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
May 17, 2023
Investing in a rules-based order will dominate the G7
The G7 summit should prioritize preserving the rules-based order, denuclearization, dealing with China’s intentions and fostering unity with the Global South.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 17, 2023
The second life of Hiroshima's origami cranes
For a decade, the Daisho-in Buddhist temple on Miyajima island, facing Hiroshima, has held ritual burnings of the millions of origami cranes sent to the city each year.
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JAPAN
May 17, 2023
U.N. chief urges no-use nuclear weapons policy ahead of G7 summit
Speaking to a group of reporters at the U.N. headquarters in New York, Guterres said 'it's time' for nuclear weapons states to declare they will not use the armaments 'in any circumstance.'
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 17, 2023
At Hiroshima G7, bomb survivors grapple with a disarmament dream deferred
They fear Hiroshima's legacy — its importance as the first city to be flattened by a nuclear weapon — may be reduced to a historical artifact rather than a call for change.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 17, 2023
Former Cy Young Award winner Trevor Bauer hammered again
The BayStars trailed 7-0 in the second and battled back but fell short.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 16, 2023
G7 working on deterring China economic coercion, U.S. envoy says
China has repeatedly hit back at allegations of coercion, saying the U.S. is guilty of using such methods itself.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 16, 2023
In her own words: A Hiroshima bomb survivor learns English to tell her story
While talks by hibakusha have become a regular feature of Hiroshima's memorial sites, Teruko Yahata stands out for her presentations in English.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 15, 2023
G7 to promote world without nuclear weapons, Kishida says
The G7 leaders are expected to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, which is dedicated to documenting the world's first use of a nuclear weapon during war.

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Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
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