Japan PM aide apologizes for ‘shameful’ act of having hands in pockets on US trip
A Japanese official has apologized after being filmed with his hands in his pockets during an official trip to Washington, D.C.
PM Kishida vows Japan will never again wage war as China, S. Korea condemn visits to Yasukuni Shrine
During a ceremony on Monday for the 77th anniversary of Japan’s World War II surrender, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida vowed to “nev...
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Calling all allies: Here’s what happened on Biden’s mission-driven tour of Asia
In a news conference held on Monday in Tokyo, President Biden gave an unequivocal “yes,” when asked if the U.S. would get involved militari...
Japanese PM Kishida asked German Chancellor Scholz to remove comfort women statue in Berlin
Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida asked German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to remove a statue in Berlin honoring Korean comfort women.
Rescuers recover body of 3-year-old girl from Japan tourist boat sinking, raising confirmed dead to 11
Authorities have recovered 11 bodies so far from the sinking of a Japanese tourist boat on Saturday at Shiretoko National Park in northern ...
China, South Korea condemn honoring of war dead at WWII shrine by Japan PM and over 100 lawmakers
Over 100 lawmakers paid their respects this week at the Yasukuni Shrine, honoring millions of war dead, while Prime Minister Kishida sent a...
Japanese lawmaker doesn’t back down after peers laugh at her push to protect teens from porn industry
A video showing Japanese lawmaker Ayaka Shiomura being laughed at by her colleagues during a session of the Japanese parliament recently we...