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Jan 27, 2014
Why the world must remember the Holocaust
This year's observance of the International Remembrance Day — the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp — fell at a time when there are reminders all around us of the dangers of forgetting.
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 21, 2014
S. Korean ruling party exec calls Japan 'terrorist state' after hero criticized
A senior leader of South Korea's ruling party called Japan a "terrorist state" for inflicting mass suffering on its neighbors in the past, after Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga applied the "terrorist" label to a Korean independence hero.
Japan Times
Oct 19, 2013
Ian Philip Tozer: 'Like good wine, age helps'
If you want to create something with longevity in my business (which I do), you have to balance creative inspiration with reliable and constant back-of-the-house grunt work.
Sep 26, 2013
Abe, U.N. chief Ban vow cooperation over Syria, North Korea
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon have agreed to cooperate on eliminating Syria's chemical weapons and on tackling North Korea's nuclear threat and humanitarian issues, a Japanese official said.
Japan Times
Aug 29, 2013
West missed chances to cut arsenal
The United States and its allies may be headed for a war that they could have tried harder to prevent.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 29, 2013
Japan misunderstood history comments, Ban says
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that Japan misunderstood the comments he made earlier this week about its need to have a "correct view of history."
Aug 28, 2013
China backs Ban's criticism of revisionist Japanese views on wartime history
China supports U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's recent remarks urging Japanese political leaders with revisionist views of the nation's wartime history to have a more appropriate understanding.
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 27, 2013
Ban shouldn't hit Abe's views: Suga
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga rebuffs criticism by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon over Japan's revisionist views of its wartime history.
Aug 22, 2013
Japanese trio from Unification Church set themselves on fire near Seoul
Two Japanese followers of the Unification Church were in critical condition Thursday and the fate of another was unknown after they apparently set themselves on fire at a church-run complex near Seoul, Yonhap News Agency reported, citing police, who quoted a witness as saying only one of them started...
Apr 2, 2013
Finding a way out of the Pyongyang imbroglio
It is probably a good idea to regard the latest bombast of threats from North Korea as as the antics of an angry child hurling the rattle out of the crib in hopes of getting parents to pay more attention.
Mar 11, 2013
Did Rodman lay up a net gain in North Korea?
Clown-job or not, former pro basketball star Dennis Rodman's fast break to North Korea did draw our attention to monstrous problems on the Peninsula.
Japan Times
Jan 23, 2013
Ban talks about Japan in the world in exclusive interview
In a series of seven two-hour sessions that included informal get-togethers with his wife Soon Taek, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, the well-regarded former South Korean foreign minister, shares his insights exclusively with American journalist Tom Plate. The following excerpts from Plate's...
Reader Mail
Sep 16, 2007
Deplorable distortion of message
I agree with Vipan Chandra's opinion in his Sept. 5 letter, "Message of a war-crimes judge," that Japanese nationalists distort the message of the late Indian Justice Radhabinod Pal, who believed that wartime leaders accused at the Tokyo Tribunal were not guilty. That a monument to the judge stands right...


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.
On Okinawa's Tokashiki Island, life's a beach — one of the best in the world