EDITORIAL: China must also learn from history as it prepares to mark end of World War II
In Japan, Aug. 15 is remembered as the day when the Asia-Pacific war came to an end. Every year, the nation looks back on its wartime past as that day draws near, but this...
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Frank Jannuzi, president and CEO of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation (Photo by Yuko Lanham)
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WASHINGTON--A U.S. expert on East Asian affairs said Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s statement marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II met the minimum requirement that was expected by Japan’s neighbors.
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, speaks at an Aug. 28 meeting of Cabinet ministers where a plan for the new National Stadium was approved. (Shinichi Iizuka)
EDITORIAL: Key for new National Stadium plan is to win public trust
The government announced an outline of a blueprint for the new National Stadium on Aug. 28, six weeks after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe decided to “take the current plan back to the drawing board and re-examine (the project)...
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The Meganebashi stone arch in Nagasaki on Aug. 25 (The Asahi Shimbun)
VOX POPULI: Summer staggers in the heat to a big fall
I always associate flowering crape myrtle trees with the blazing summer sun. But they have been dripping with raindrops these past few days.
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Genichiro Takahashi (Photo by Makiko Ikenaga
POINT OF VIEW/ Genichiro Takahashi: Recording disturbing aspects...
The novel “Nobi” (Fires on the Plain), written by Shohei Ooka (1909-1988), based on his own experience as a survivor of the gruesome Battle of Leyte in the Pacific theater during World War II, is not just a war novel...
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