Updated Saturday, February 28, 2015 0:00 am TWN
Friday, February 27, 2015
Thursday, February 26, 2015
A panel of experts appointed by Japan's prime minister will meet for the first time Wednesday to discuss what he should say in a statement marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, fueling speculation that he may water down previous government apologies for the country's wartime past.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Japan's crown prince has warned of the need to remember World War II "correctly," in a rare foray into an ideological debate as nationalist politicians seek to downplay the country's historic crimes.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Sensors at the Fukushima nuclear plant have detected a fresh leak of highly radioactive water to the sea, the plant's operator announced Sunday, highlighting difficulties in decommissioning the crippled plant.
Friday, February 20, 2015
More than 2,000 people are suing the liberal Asahi newspaper to demand that it place international advertisements apologizing for its coverage of wartime sex slavery, saying it has stained Japan's reputation, local media said Thursday.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
A strong undersea earthquake unleashed a small tsunami Tuesday off the same coastline of northern Japan devastated by a tsunami in 2011 that left more than 18,000 people dead.
Japan has made "significant progress" in cleaning up the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, a U.N. review mission said Tuesday as it again advised the country to consider discharging treated water into the sea.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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