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Surigao City marks 75th anniversary of World War II battle

October 24, 2019

The 75th anniversary of the Battle of Surigao Strait with the theme of “immortalizing heroism” began in Surigao City on Wednesday. The first day of activities include parade and review at the city hall’s ground in the morning. The event


Japanese Emperor Naruhito proclaims enthronement

October 22, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese Emperor Naruhito proclaimed his enthronement in a key state ceremony at the Imperial Palace on Tuesday, attended by about 2,000 guests including some 400 representatives from over 180 countries and two international bodies. The “Sokuirei-Seiden-no-Gi” proclamation ritual is the


Celebration at Japanese Embassy held for Albert’s conferment of Order of the Rising Star, Sun, Gold and Rising Star

September 27, 2019

On Wednesday, Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda welcomed Ambassador Delia Domingo-Albert, former Secretary of Foreign Affairs, at his residence to celebrate the conferment of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star. This is one of


INTERVIEW: “Anne of Green Gables” still popular in Japan thanks to freedom theme

September 6, 2019

Prince Edward Island, Canada–A grandchild of Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942), best known for “Anne of Green Gables,” a novel featuring Anne Shirley, a fictional red-haired orphan girl, attributes the best seller’s long popularity in Japan to the work’s


“Comfort woman” statue “missing” as another marker unveiled in Baclaran church

August 25, 2019

A “comfort woman” statue, which was removed last year along Roxas Boulevard in Manila following an apparent pressure from the Japanese government, has been allegedly missing. Movement for the Restoration of Peace and Order head Teresita Ang-See disclosed this after


“World War III”, fuelled by trade disputes, ”has already started” – UP professor

August 14, 2019

A professor from the University of the Philippines said on Wednesday that “World War III has already started” due to trade disputes. Bernard Karganilla, who has done research on the guerrillas, in a forum regarding “Lessons from World War II


Over half of Japanese fatal abuse victims aged less than one year old

August 1, 2019

Tokyo–Over half of fatal child abuse victims in Japan in fiscal 2017 were babies aged less than one year old, a survey by a health ministry expert panel showed Thursday. Of 52 victims in the year through March 2018, excluding


INTERVIEW: Hoshide wants Japanese technology to be used in lunar, Mars exploration

July 29, 2019

New York–Japan should make use of its space technology in international cooperation to explore the moon and Mars, Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide said in an interview with Jiji Press in New York on Friday. “As an advanced space nation, Japan