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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hogan takes Anne Arundel to Asia

    Hogan takes Anne Arundel to Asia
    Gov. Larry Hogan has taken several Anne Arundel County business executives with him on a trip to Asia, his first official overseas visit. The 12-day trip, estimated to cost $140,000, began Tuesday when the governor left for South Korea. He will split...
  • Former comfort woman visits bronze memorial

    Former comfort woman visits bronze memorial
    Adorned in a traditional silk robe, 86-year-old Yong Soo Lee gradually made her way to the bronze comfort-women statue in Glendale’s Central Park with the help of two people at her side. Lee, a former comfort woman, sat down on an empty seat...
  • Japan leader Shinzo Abe reaches out to Japanese Americans in L.A. visit

    Japan leader Shinzo Abe reaches out to Japanese Americans in L.A. visit
    For decades, an uneasy ambivalence marked the relationship between Japan and many Japanese Americans after the Asian nation's 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor prompted the community's mass removal from the West Coast and incarceration in desolate compounds....
  • 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...
  • Chicagoans snare invites to state dinner honoring Japan

    Chicagoans snare invites to state dinner honoring Japan
    A sake toast, red chopsticks and a meal fusing American and Japanese cuisine were planned Tuesday night for guests at a White House state dinner honoring Japan. A number of Chicago-area residents were to join the Obamas at the soiree, where the decor...
  • Expected guests at Japan state dinner

    Below is a list of expected attendees at tonight’s Japan State Dinner, provided by the Office of the First Lady. The President and Mrs. Obama His Excellency Shinzo Abe, prime minister of Japan, and Mrs. Akie Abe Ms. Chitose Abe Ms. Miki...
  • President Obama, Abe declare progress, but no breakthrough, on trade

    President Obama, Abe declare progress, but no breakthrough, on trade
    President Barack Obama acknowledged Tuesday the challenge he faces winning congressional support for a major Asia-Pacific trade deal that has become a cornerstone of his second term agenda. "It's never fun passing a trade bill in this town," the president...