Database of Japanese buried in Australia during WWII completed

National Apr 18, 2019

Database of Japanese buried in Australia during WWII completed

A comprehensive, bilingual database of Japanese nationals who died in Australia during World War II and were buried in a war cemetery in the country's east has been completed, researchers announced Thursday. The Cowra Japanese War Cemetery Database project will be open to the public ...

Japan marks 70 years since its World War II surrender

National / History Aug 15, 2015

Japan marks 70 years since its World War II surrender

Japan marked the 70th anniversary of its surrender in World War II on Saturday, with the Imperial Couple, prime minister and about 5,000 relatives of the war dead set to attend a ceremony later in the day to mourn the fallen. This year's commemoration comes ...

National / Politics Apr 22, 2014

South Korea, China hit Diet members' visit to Yasukuni Shrine

South Korea and China on Tuesday criticized a visit by nearly 150 Japanese lawmakers to the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine, saying it represents the country's lack of remorse for wartime atrocities. The group visit by both ruling and opposition party lawmakers followed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ...