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  • Reflecting on Japanese history on Oahu's Waimanalo Beach

    Reflecting on Japanese history on Oahu's Waimanalo Beach
    Oahu's Japanese history is one of immigration, civil rights, war and commerce. And although no visit to the island is complete without remembering that past (partly by spending time at Pearl Harbor), there is another place to reflect without the crowds...
  • Man arrested over drone at Japanese prime minister's office

    Japanese police have arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low-level radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear energy policy, officials said Saturday. Tokyo metropolitan police said...
  • Police arrest man over drone landing at Japan PM office

    Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone on the roof of the prime minister's office, officials said Saturday. Tokyo metropolitan police said the man turned himself in late Friday in Fukui police in western Japan. The small drone...
  • No trade breakthrough expected with Japan during Abe visit

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Washington next week comes amid heightened attention in Congress to an Asia-Pacific trade deal that has created a deep rift between President Barack Obama and members of his Democratic Party and whose...
  • US lawmakers urge Japan's leader to reaffirm war apologies

    Twenty-five U.S. lawmakers are urging Japan's prime minister "to formally reaffirm and validate" apologies made by his predecessors for Japanese wartime aggression. The appeal comes ahead of a U.S. visit next week by Shinzo Abe, who will be the first...
  • Days that live in 'Infamy': U.S. treatment of Japanese in WWII

     Days that live in 'Infamy': U.S. treatment of Japanese in WWII
    "The very fact that no sabotage has taken place to date is a disturbing and confirming indication that such action will be taken," warned Lt. Gen. John DeWitt of the Western Defense Command of the United States Army in a February 1942 memo calling for...
  • Drone with radioactive material found on Japanese prime minister's office roof

    Drone with radioactive material found on Japanese prime minister's office roof
    A small drone aircraft containing what was believed to be a minute¬†amount of radioactive cesium was discovered Wednesday morning on the heliport above Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s office. No one was injured, and Abe was traveling in...
  • Tokyo Olympic organizers add more sponsors for 2020 Games

    Tokyo Olympic organizers have signed up two major Japanese financial institutions as domestic sponsors of the 2020 Games. The addition of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. brings the total number of top-tier...
  • Abe meets Xi in sign differences on history won't derail ties

    TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Chinese President Xi Jinping for the second time in less than six months on Wednesday, in a sign his efforts to turn the page on Japan's past aggression won't derail an improvement in ties. The meeting came...
  • Drone lands on roof of Japanese prime minister's office in Tokyo

    TOKYO Japanese police are investigating a small drone that appeared to have fallen Wednesday morning onto the roof of the office of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was away at an international gathering in Jakarta. The drone measuring about 50...
  • Japanese leader doesn't offer customary apology for WWII

    South Korea expressed deep regret Wednesday that Japan's leader did not repeat his predecessors' apologies for the country's aggression during World War II. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Asian and African leaders in Indonesia on Wednesday that Japan has...