| May 24, 2015
| 8:54 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 8:09 AM
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...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 10:28 AM
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...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 4:46 AM
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...
| May 27, 2015
| 12:39 PM
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...
| May 6, 2015
| 7:23 PM
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...
| May 1, 2015
| 10:22 PM
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....
| Apr 22, 2015
| 2:50 AM
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...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 4:41 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 3:52 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 4:30 PM
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...