Editorials Apr 22, 2015

Message should be repeated

If Prime Minister Shinzo Abe truly endorses the thinking behind his predecessors' war-anniversary statements, he should not hesitate to repeat their words.

Hiroshima marks 69th anniversary of atomic bombing

National Aug 6, 2014

Hiroshima marks 69th anniversary of atomic bombing

Hiroshima marked the 69th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing Wednesday, as survivors of the attack and others gathered at the city's Peace Memorial Park early in the morning to pay their respects and to attend an annual ceremony commemorating the event. At the ceremony, ...

Battle of Saipan remembered in 70th anniversary rites

National Jun 15, 2014

Battle of Saipan remembered in 70th anniversary rites

The 70th anniversary of the Battle of Saipan was marked Sunday by a ceremony that drew around 400 participants, including former Japanese and U.S. soldiers. Hitoshi Kikuchi, head of the Consulate General of Japan on Saipan, part of the Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. commonwealth, ...