Honda introduces legislation to honor WWII U.S. POW

WASHINGTON — Rep. Michael Honda (D-San Jose) introduced legislation on July 28 to honor World War II prisoners of war. “This legislation celebrates, honors, and commemorates the courageous and faithful men and women who were taken as U.S. POWs,” Honda said in a statement. “It also commends the GOJ for the steps it has taken to […]

Japan apologizes to S. Korea for colonization

TOKYO — Prime Minister Naoto Kan apologized Aug. 10 to South Korea for Japan’s past colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula in the hope of building future-oriented bilateral relations. In a statement released ahead of the Aug. 29 centenary of Japan’s annexation of the peninsula, Kan expressed deep regret over the suffering inflicted during Japan’s […]