Tomiichi Murayama

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Name: Tomiichi Murayama
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Yoshida interview / Fukushima crisis, Kan’s interfeence in discussion

The Yomiuri Shimbun Interviews with the late Masao Yoshida, manager of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant during the March 2011 outbreak of the crisis, revealed the handling of the situation by the Democratic Party of Japan and the significant influence ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Japanese PM Murayama`s speech in Korea

Even at age 90, he was enthusiastic when delivering speech and answering to questions. Last week, Japan`s former Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama delivered a lecture in Seoul. "Murayama conversation should never be altered. The comfort women issue has ... [Published Donga.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Japan's elderly refuse to fade away

When does old age begin?The stereotype of people in the last phase of life is they are enfeebled and ill. However, Japan's senior citizens refuse to conform to this image.Tanaka Yuki, who is 99, is still on the door at a stalactite grotto and running ... [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Korea-Japan summit

Former Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama’s call for a summit between President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to resolve the issue of sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II should be given serious consideration ... [Published Korea Herald - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

23 August 2014

A sombre and dignified ceremony in full military honours was held to receive the bodies of 20 Malaysian victims of downed jetliner MH17 at KL International Airport, The Star reports. Former Japanese prime minister Tomiichi Murayama lashed out at incumbent ... [Published Asia News Network - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Japanese leader chides Abe

A former Japanese prime minister, who offered a landmark apology for the country’s wartime atrocities, lashed out at incumbent Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday for his ongoing attempts to chip away at Tokyo’s previous efforts to atone for its imperial ... [Published Korea Herald - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Murayama: "Sex Slavery Issue Should be Resolved at Summit"

Former Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama claimed that the comfort women issue needs to be resolved through a Korea-Japan summit.He made the remarks in a keynote speech at a forum in Seoul Friday hosted by the Northeast Asian History Foundatio ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Japanese PM to speak on Seoul-Tokyo relations

By Yi Whan-wooFormer Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama will attend a roundtable discussion today hosted by the Northeast Asian History Foundation in Seoul.Murayama, 90, is known for his 1995 apology for the Japanese colonial occupation from 1910-1945. ... [Published Korea Times - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Foundation Invites Japanese Ex-PM Murayama for Forum

The Northeast Asian History Foundation will invite former Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama for a forum on Friday to discuss the island nation's perception of history.Murayama, who will deliver a keynote speech for the forum, will discuss the ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 3 reports

Beijing slams shrine offering

A wartime sword is displayed at the Museum of the War of Chinese People's Resistance against Japanese Aggression in Beijing on Friday, in commemoration of the 69th anniversary of Japan's defeat. More than 100 wartime items were donated to the museum on ... [Published Global Times - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Roundup: 3 Japanese ministers, around 80 lawmakers worship notorious shrine

Three ministers of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet visited the notorious war-linked Yasukuni Shrine Friday on the 69th anniversary of Japan's defeat in the World War II.State Minister for Public Servant System Reform Tomomi Inada joined her ... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Ex-Japanese PM: Abe should not visit Yasukuni Shrine

Updated: 2014-08-13 15:18 By Cai Hong (chinadaily.com.cn)Former Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama, at age 90, still has an amazingly clear mind when China Daily did an exclusive interview with him at his home. Also, his talks were awash with ... [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 13 2014]

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...within its walls extol wars," former Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama said in an interview with the China Daily published yesterday. "i think the best solution is that prime ministers and cabinet members shun the shrine."
"a prime minister’s pilgrimage to the shrine means that japan goes back on its political pledge. he should not show up there" the former Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama told China Daily reporter Cai Hong during an exclusive interview in Japan earlier this month

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Fans of Japanese pop culture face dilemma [Published Korea Times - Sep 17 2014]
Yoshida interview / Fukushima crisis, Kan’s int... [Published The Japan News - Sep 02 2014]
How the U.S. Can Better Relations Between Japan... [Published US News & World Report - Aug 29 2014]
Ex-Japanese PM Murayama`s speech in Korea [Published Donga.com - Aug 28 2014]
Japan's elderly refuse to fade away [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 26 2014]
Korea-Japan summit [Published Korea Herald - Aug 24 2014]
23 August 2014 [Published Asia News Network - Aug 23 2014]
Ex-Japanese leader chides Abe [Published Korea Herald - Aug 22 2014]
Murayama: "Sex Slavery Issue Should be Resolved... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 22 2014]
Ex-Japanese PM to speak on Seoul-Tokyo relations [Published Korea Times - Aug 21 2014]
It shouldn't be too difficult for Japan to apol... [Published China Post - Aug 19 2014]
Foundation Invites Japanese Ex-PM Murayama for ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 19 2014]
‘Comfort women’: Living, harrowing mark on history [Published Korea Herald - Aug 17 2014]
Beijing slams shrine offering [Published Global Times - Aug 16 2014]
Abe skips renouncing war when marking Japan’s s... [Published Daily Times - Aug 15 2014]
Why Japan's Controversial Shrine Infuriates Chi... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 15 2014]
Roundup: 3 Japanese ministers, around 80 lawmak... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 15 2014]
China Business Philippines - 15 August 2014 [Published China Business - Aug 15 2014]
Murayama: Succession of 1995 Statement is Globa... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Aug 15 2014]
Abe skips renouncing war when marking Japan's s... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Aug 15 2014]
interview of former Japanese Prime Minister [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 14 2014]
Ex-Japanese PM: Abe should not visit Yasukuni S... [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 13 2014]
Former Japanese PM: The shrine should be shunned [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 13 2014]
Ex-Japanese PM opposes change to pacifist course [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 12 2014]
Japanese government to protest after Chinese pa... [Published The Independent - Jul 09 2014]
Chinese Paper Prints Map of Japan Covered by Mu... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jul 08 2014]
Senior Chinese, Japanese ministers meet amid st... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jun 27 2014]
How to Calm Asia's History Wars [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Apr 09 2014]
S Korea expresses relief over Abe’s apology rem... [Published Taipei Times Online - Mar 15 2014]
Ex-Premier Murayama Expects Abe to Stick by Jap... [Published WSJ.com: Korea Real Time - Mar 03 2014]
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Chinese Paper Prints Map of Japan Covered by Mu... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jul 08 2014]
TOKYO/BEIJING (Reuters) – Japan on Tuesday vowed to make a stern protest to China after a regional Chinese newspaper printed a map of the country with mushroom clouds hovering over the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and accused the Japanese of wanting ...
How to Calm Asia's History Wars [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Apr 09 2014]
As President Obama prepares for his trip to Asia in two weeks, tensions are remarkably high in a part of the world that was supposed to be smart enough to focus on getting rich even as the Middle East remained bogged down in conflict. Although much ...
Ex-Premier Murayama Expects Abe to Stick by Jap... [Published WSJ.com: Korea Real Time - Mar 03 2014]
Tomiichi Murayama, the former socialist leader of Japan who apologized for Japan's wartime aggression, is the latest ex-premier to make statements that could be uncomfortable for current Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. ...
Ex-Premier Murayama Expects Abe to Stick by Jap... [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - Mar 03 2014]
Tomiichi Murayama, the former socialist leader of Japan who apologized for Japan's wartime aggression, is the latest ex-premier to make statements that could be uncomfortable for current Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. ...
Comfort women apology review not in Japan&#8217... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Feb 27 2014]
Revising a landmark apology for Japan's wartime system of sex slavery would not be in the country's interests, a former prime minister said Thursday after the government said it would re-examine the matter.Tomiichi Murayama (pic) said moves by Shinzo ...
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