Editorials Aug 13, 2015

Aiming for true reconciliation

Shinzo Abe should uphold the Murayama statement's apology for the war, but Japan's actions are more important than words, and China and South Korea need to offer some reciprocation.

Murayama warns of 'crisis' over security bills

National / Politics Jul 29, 2015

Murayama warns of 'crisis' over security bills

by Masaaki Kameda

Former Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama said Wednesday "a sense of crisis" drove him to join protesters outside the Diet who were rallying against legislation that would overhaul the country's security policies. Speaking at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan, the 91-year-old expressed concern about the ...