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  • Philippines wants defense pact for Japanese troops

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Friday he wants to start talks to allow Japanese troops into his Southeast Asian country, as both nations try to build up their defenses at a time of tense territorial disputes with China. A visiting forces...
  • Quest to return WWII photos to Japanese families a reminder of soldiers' sacrifice

     Quest to return WWII photos to Japanese families a reminder of soldiers' sacrifice
    Ten World War II-vintage photos. Black-and-white and sepia-toned shots of bare-chested young soldiers or groups of uniformed men who answered the call of duty for the country they loved in the early 1940s. But most of these soldiers never made it home...
  • Japan, Philippines to talk about transfer of military goods

    Japan and the Philippines agreed Thursday to start talks on transferring Japanese military hardware and technology to the Southeast Asian country trying to upgrade its defenses. Tokyo eased restrictions on exports of military equipment and technology...
  • US tells Okinawa governor that new airfield is only solution

    U.S. officials in Washington told the visiting governor of Okinawa that there is no alternative but to build an airfield for the Marines on his southern Japanese island. Gov. Takeshi Onaga, who was elected last November on a platform of opposing the...
  • In Tokyo, Philippine leader criticizes China over sea moves

    On his sixth visit to Japan in five years, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday criticized China's assertiveness in regional seas, a concern shared by both countries as they deepen their ties. During his four-day visit, Aquino will hold...
  • Solar Impulse waits out weather before take-off for Hawaii

    Ultimately when it comes to adventure, however advanced the technology, the weather holds the trump card. A solar-powered plane attempting to circle the globe without a drop of fuel was sitting in Japan on Tuesday waiting out unexpectedly bad weather...
  • Beverly Lowe Daniels, CPS educator and Women's Army Corps veteran, dies

    Beverly Lowe Daniels, CPS educator and Women's Army Corps veteran, dies
    Shortly after graduating from Englewood High School in 1939, Beverly Lowe Daniels enlisted in the Women's Army Corps and was sent to the Philippines, where she helped rebuild villages destroyed by the Japanese during World War II. She was discharged...
  • Solar Impulse plane lands in Japan to wait out bad weather

    A solar-powered plane attempting to circle the globe without a drop of fuel made an unscheduled landing late Monday in Japan to wait out bad weather. Swiss pilot André Borschberg took off from Nanjing, China, on Sunday on what was to be the longest leg...
  • Japanese PM Abe apologizes for heckling opposition lawmaker

    Japan's parliamentary session opened Monday with an unusual apology from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over his heckling. Abe apologized for yelling at an opposition lawmaker during her question last week about defense legislation. "I apologize once again...
  • Body found in suitcase in Tokyo Station locker

    A worker at Japan's Tokyo Station got an unpleasant shock after opening an abandoned suitcase that no one had claimed for a month — the decomposing body of an elderly woman inside. The Tokyo Metropolitan Police said the corpse was found Sunday in a...
  • 12 hurt in Japan quake as life returns to normal

    Twelve people suffered minor injuries and businesses returned to normal Sunday after a powerful earthquake near remote Japanese islands shook most of the country the previous night, but it was well beneath the earth's surface and did not trigger a...