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Dozens of Japan MPs visit controversial war shrine

TOKYO, Japan – Dozens of Japanese lawmakers on Tuesday, December 5, made a pilgrimage to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, which neighbors China and South Korea see as a symbol of Tokyo's militaristic past. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe refrained from sending an offering, as he has done in the past, a shrine ........»»

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Dozens of Japan lawmakers visit controversial war shrine

Dozens of Japan lawmakers visit controversial war shrine.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2016

Dozens of Japan lawmakers visit controversial war shrine

Dozens of Japan lawmakers visit controversial war shrine.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 18th, 2016

Japan lawmakers visit controversial war shrine

Japan lawmakers visit controversial war shrine.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 18th, 2016

Japan’s Abe forgoes visit to war shrine, sends offering

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual donation to a controversial Tokyo war shrine Monday &'8212; the 71st anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II &'8212; but avoided visiting in an apparent nod to China and South Korea. Yasukuni S.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 15th, 2016

Japan's Abe donates to controversial war shrine on anniversary

Japan's Abe donates to controversial war shrine on anniversary.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2017

Japan keeps word, gifts Akita dog to Russian skater Zagitova

MOSCOW, Russia – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday, May 26, took part in a ceremony to present a Japanese Akita dog to Russia's Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova during a visit to Moscow.  Zagitova, the 16-year-old who won gold at this year's Pyeongchang Olympics, proclaimed her love for Akitas after ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 26th, 2018

Visits of Japanese Warships Boost PH, Japan Ties

Frequent visits of Japanese warships boost Philippine bilateral relations with Japan, a Philippine Navy official said Thursday. PN Spokesperson Capt. Lued Lincuna said the Japanese destroyer, JS Setogiri (DD-156) is on a goodwill visit to the country from May 25 to 26. The ship is expected to dock at Pier 15, Manila South Harbor Friday. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 25th, 2018

Critics say India heritage scheme means Taj Mahal privatization

NEW DELHI — Heritage activists Sunday accused the Indian government of trying to privatize historic relics such as the Taj Mahal after it launched a controversial scheme allowing companies to “adopt” dozens of monuments. Opposition politicians accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government of “leasing out” monuments under the “Adopt a Heritage” plan that will see […] The post Critics say India heritage scheme means Taj Mahal privatization appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

Duterte to visit Benham Rise next week, assert sovereignty

After his trip to Singapore for the 32nd ASEAN Summit, President Rodrigo R. Duterte is set to visit the controversial Benham Rise, a seismically active undersea region in the Philippine sea, to deliver a speech there next week. “Next week, I’m going to Benham Rise and I will make a statement there that nobody owns […] The post Duterte to visit Benham Rise next week, assert sovereignty appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

Duterte to visit, deliver speech at Benham Rise next week

After his trip to Singapore for the 32nd ASEAN Summit, President Rodrigo R. Duterte is set to visit the controversial Benham Rise, a seismically active undersea region in the Philippine sea, to deliver a speech there next week. “Next week, I’m going to Benham Rise and I will make a statement there that nobody owns […] The post Duterte to visit, deliver speech at Benham Rise next week appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

Japanese landing ship in Manila for port visit

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) vessel JS OSUMI (LST-4001), an Osumi-class tank landing ship with approximately 150 officers and crew on board, arrived in Manila for a three-day goodwill visit until Saturday, April 28, 2018. Japanese landing ship in Manila for port visit The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) vessel JS OSUMI (LST-4001), an… link: Japanese landing ship in Manila for port visit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 26th, 2018

Japanese ship on 3rd goodwill visit this year in Manila

JAPANESE SHIP (JS) Osumi of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) arrived in Manila on April 26 for a three-day goodwill visit. On board JS Osumi are about 150 officers and crew led by Commander of Landing Ship Division One Captain Tomonori Kobayashi and commanding officer Captain Yuji Horikawa. This visit, the third this year, […] The post Japanese ship on 3rd goodwill visit this year in Manila appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 26th, 2018

Japanese ship arrives in Manila for three-day visit

Japanese Ship (JS) Osumi (LST-4001) of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) arrived in Manila on April 26 for a three-day goodwill visit. JS Osumi will bring to the Philippine shores more or less 140 officers led by Commander of Landing Ship Division One Captain Tomonori Kobayashi and commanding officer Captain Yuji Horikawa. — Minde […] The post Japanese ship arrives in Manila for three-day visit appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 26th, 2018

Japanese Navy destroyer arrives in Manila for goodwill visit

THE JS Akizuki, an Akizuki-class Destroyer from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) arrived in Subic on Friday for a three-day goodwill visit until Monday, April 16, the Philippine Navy said. “The visit aims to strengthen the relationship between the two navies.. it wil further enhance and sustain the promotion of peace, stability, and maritime […] The post Japanese Navy destroyer arrives in Manila for goodwill visit appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

SKorea, Japan to cooperate on NKorea

SEOUL: South Korea and Japan on Wednesday vowed to work closely together on North Korea ahead of the looming inter-Korea summit, but their foreign ministers remained divided over long-standing issues of Japan’s wartime crimes and disputed islands. Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono made a rare visit to Seoul armed with a list of issues Tokyo… link: SKorea, Japan to cooperate on NKorea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Japan FM to voice NKorea concerns in rare Seoul visit

SEOUL: Japan’s foreign minister was in South Korea for a rare visit on Wednesday, armed with a list of issues Tokyo wants to push onto the agenda of a looming summit between North and South Korea. The first such visit in more than two years comes at a time of frenetic diplomatic activity in Northeast [...] The post Japan FM to voice NKorea concerns in rare Seoul visit appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

12th Japan International MANGA Award now accepting entries

Visit us on Instagram To be You; Facebook: To be You; e-mail inq.tobeyou@gmail.com The Embassy of Japan is now accepting entries for the 12th Japan International Manga Award. To join, interested participants must submit a completed entry form and two hard copies of their original manga work, composed of more than 16 pages. Page numbers must be included on every page of the printed material. An English or Japanese translation must also be provided if the manga is written in the artist's local language. The best manga entry will receive a Gold Award. Silver Awards will be given to three entries. Gold and Silver Award winners will be invited to Japan for 10 days to attend an...Keep on reading: 12th Japan International MANGA Award now accepting entries.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Let us give thanks on this joyous occasion Have a Blessed Easter! Visit: Shri…

Let us give thanks on this joyous occasion Have a Blessed Easter! Visit: Shrine of Jesus, The Way, The Truth and The Life #eastersunday2018 Source link: Let us give thanks on this joyous occasion Have a Blessed Easter! Visit: Shri….....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 1st, 2018

3 million devotees, pilgrims visit Kamay ni Hesus Shrine in Lucban

LUCENA CITY -- An estimated three million devotees and pilgrims visited "Kamay ni Hesus" shrine in Lucban town in Quezon province, the most popular Holy Week pilgrimage site in the Philippines. From Palm Sunday to Good Friday, the throngs of pilgrims to the five-hectare religious complex located in Barangay Tinamnan at the base of the mystic Mount Banahaw, reached more than three million, according to Fr. Joey Faller, the popular "healing" priest and administrator of the shrine. "That's the estimate of the staff tasked to count the incoming visitors at the gate. And it could reach more than that if we will count the arrivals of more pilgrims and tourists until Easter Sunday," F...Keep on reading: 3 million devotees, pilgrims visit Kamay ni Hesus Shrine in Lucban.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 31st, 2018

Maundy Thursday, commemorates the last supper and Jesus washing the feet of his …

Maundy Thursday, commemorates the last supper and Jesus washing the feet of his disciples. Let us remember the act of the Lord on this Holy Thursday. Visit: Shrine of Jesus, The Way, The Truth and The Life #maundythursday2018 Source link: Maundy Thursday, commemorates the last supper and Jesus washing the feet of his ….....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 29th, 2018