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Ex-Science Ministry Official Indicted over JAXA Bribery Case

August 16, 2018

Tokyo- Former senior science ministry official Kazuaki Kawabata and former medical consulting firm executive Koji Taniguchi were indicted Wednesday in a bribery case tied to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA. Kawabata, 57, former director-general for international affairs at

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N. Korea Reports Existence of Wartime Comfort Women Brothel

August 15, 2018

Seoul- A North Korean panel on so-called comfort women has confirmed the existence of a brothel of the now-defunct Imperial Japanese military in a northern area of the Korean Peninsula, according to the North’s Korean Central News Agency. The brothel

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U.S. Focusing on N. Korea Denuclearization: State Dept.

August 15, 2018

Washington- A U.S. Department of State official reiterated Tuesday the country’s policy of attaching more weight to North Korea’s denuclearization than to declaring an end to the Korean War. “We support a peace regime, a peace mechanism by which countries

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Japan’s Kono to Visit U.S. Cities from Tues.

August 15, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono will visit Honolulu, San Francisco and Los Angeles on a six-day tour from Tuesday, the Foreign Ministry said Wednesday. During the trip, Kono will meet with Japanese-Americans in each city. He is scheduled to

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People Hope Imperial Couple’s Wish for Peace Will Be Passed On

August 15, 2018

Tokyo- People in Japanese locations devastated by World War II are grateful to Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko for wishing for peace every year and hope their feelings and attitudes will be passed on to Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown

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Moon Shows Hope for Normalization of Japan-N. Korea Ties

August 15, 2018

Seoul- South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday expressed his expectations for the normalization of Japan-North Korea relations. During a speech delivered in a ceremony to mark the 73rd anniversary of the end of Japan’s 1910-1945 colonial rule of the

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Japan’s Emperor Reiterates Deep Remorse over World War II

August 15, 2018

Tokyo- Japan’s Emperor Akihito reiterated his deep remorse over World War II as the country renewed its pledge not to repeat a war at an annual war memorial ceremony in Tokyo on Wednesday. “My thoughts are with the numerous people

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Abe Makes Ritual Offering to Yasukuni Shrine on War Anniv.

August 15, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a “tamagushi” ritual offering at his own expense to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Wednesday, marking the 73rd anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II. Abe plans to skip an anniversary visit

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