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 ...

Louvre in Paris reopens after staff end coronavirus protest

World Mar 4, 2020

Louvre in Paris reopens after staff end coronavirus protest

The Louvre museum in Paris reopened to the public Wednesday after management took steps to allay staff fears over the coronavirus spread which had sparked a two-day work stoppage. In a statement, the world's most visited museum said that faced with the "legitimate concerns" of ...

Russia slams Japan's National Museum of Territory and Sovereignty

National / Politics Jan 29, 2020

Russia slams Japan's National Museum of Territory and Sovereignty

The Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday criticized exhibits displayed at Japan's National Museum of Territory and Sovereignty, which reopened last week. Summoning a representative from the Japanese Embassy in Moscow, Russia conveyed the criticism about the exhibition of items related to four Russian-held islands off ...

National Ainu Museum in Hokkaido to exhibit over 700 artifacts

National Dec 19, 2019

National Ainu Museum in Hokkaido to exhibit over 700 artifacts

A national museum dedicated to the Ainu ethnic minority in northern Japan will exhibit more than 700 artifacts, an official said Thursday, as the facility offered a preview to the press ahead of its official opening in April. The museum, which together with a park ...