Tomiichi Murayama

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Name: Tomiichi Murayama
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 3 reports

Mushroom clouds provoke outrage in Japan

8 mins ago in World/ Editor-at-Large.A newspaper with ties to the Communist Youth League in the southwestern city of Chongqing, China published a map of Japan with mushroom clouds rising over the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, along with the comment ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Comfort and justice

The long-ignored comfort women deserve a measure of comfort and justice in their woefully numbered days.MANILA: Perhaps the only upside to the ongoing territorial dispute involving China over reefs, shoals and islands in the South China Sea is the fact ... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Comfort and justice

Perhaps the only upside to the ongoing territorial dispute involving China over reefs, shoals and islands in the South China Sea is the fact that it has nudged an alliance among other claimant-nations as well as between Japan and the Philippines.In fact, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Senior Chinese, Japanese ministers meet amid strained ties

BEIJING, June 27 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong on Friday met with Japanese Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister Akihiro Ota to discuss bilateral ties, which sit at a low ebb due to territorial and historical issues.With ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

South Korea reiterates worry over ‘comfort women’ review

SEOUL – South Korea on Tuesday in talks with the U.S. said again it is concerned about Japan’s re-examination of the 1993 statement apologizing for pressing women into sexual servitude during the war, the Yonhap news agency reported.First Vice Foreign ... [Published Japan Times - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Top aide urges Japan to tackle tension

Tadatomo Yoshida, leader of Japan's Social Democratic PartyFor the second time in less than two months, top political adviser Yu Zhengsheng met with a Japanese delegation, a move observers said emphasizes China's and Japan's efforts to mend ties that ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

War history lessons ignored

A ceremony held earlier this month to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings gathered top leaders of countries involved in the Invasion of Normandy in 1944.While there are few remaining survivors of those who actually took part in the World War ... [Published Japan Times - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

News Analysis: Japanese gov't debases landmark Kono Statement with new "findings"

by Jon DayTOKYO, June 20 (Xinhua) -- The Japanese government on Friday presented its findings to parliament on a review of how its landmark 1993 apology for the forcible conscription of women into sexual slavery by its military during the World War II ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Roundup: S. Korea expresses deep regret over Japan's review of apology for wartime sex slavery

South Korea's Foreign Ministry on Friday expressed deep regret over Japan's review of the so-called Kono Statement, an apology and acknowledgment of the militaristic Japan's forced recruitment of Korean women as wartime sex slaves.The Foreign Ministry ... [Published China.org.cn - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Roundup: S. Korea conducts live-fire drill in east waters despite Japan's call for cancellation

The South Korean Navy on Friday conducted a live-fire drill in eastern waters, despite Japan's call for cancellation, to strengthen its capability to detect and strike the possibly invading submarines from the Democratic People 's Republic of Korea ( ... [Published China.org.cn - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 2 reports

(EDITORIAL from the JoongAng Daily on June 18)

Don't diminish the apologyThe Shinzo Abe government in Japan is set to submit to the Diet a report on the results of a re-examination of the 1993 Kono Statement in which then-Chief Cabinet Secretary Yohei Kono admitted and apologized for the forced recruitment ... [Published Yonhap News Agency - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tension rises as Japan set to unveil review of 1993 apology

Relations between Korea and Japan appear to be hanging in the balance as Tokyo is gearing up to unveil this week the results of a review of its landmark 1993 apology for its sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War II.In the document in the ... [Published Korea Herald - Jun 16 2014]

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"it would be impossible to negate the statements because the country's prime ministers have all upheld them and they have become an international pledge" Murayama has been quoted as saying

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Japanese government to protest after Chinese pa... [Published The Independent - Jul 09 2014]
Mushroom clouds provoke outrage in Japan [Published Digital Journal - Jul 08 2014]
Chinese Paper Prints Map of Japan Covered by Mu... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jul 08 2014]
Japan upset as Chinese paper prints mushroom cl... [Published Reuters - Jul 08 2014]
Comfort and justice [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 06 2014]
Shinjuku self-immolation act protests Abe's dem... [Published Japan Times - Jul 05 2014]
Comfort and justice [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 03 2014]
Senior Chinese, Japanese ministers meet amid st... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jun 27 2014]
South Korea reiterates worry over ‘comfort wome... [Published Japan Times - Jun 25 2014]
Top aide urges Japan to tackle tension [Published CHINAdaily - Jun 24 2014]
Japan-South Korea ties still haunted by mistrust [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jun 24 2014]
War history lessons ignored [Published Japan Times - Jun 23 2014]
Japan dubs Kono apology a deal [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jun 20 2014]
News Analysis: Japanese gov't debases landmark ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jun 20 2014]
Roundup: S. Korea expresses deep regret over Ja... [Published China.org.cn - Jun 20 2014]
Roundup: S. Korea conducts live-fire drill in e... [Published China.org.cn - Jun 20 2014]
(EDITORIAL from the JoongAng Daily on June 18) [Published Yonhap News Agency - Jun 17 2014]
Don’t diminish the apology [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jun 17 2014]
Japan Inches Closer to Severing All Ties with K... [Published Digital Chosun - Jun 17 2014]
Tension rises as Japan set to unveil review of ... [Published Korea Herald - Jun 16 2014]
China won't bow to Japan's demand on 'comfort w... [Published CHINAdaily - Jun 11 2014]
How to Calm Asia's History Wars [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Apr 09 2014]
S. Korea urges Japan to take concrete actions f... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Mar 18 2014]
S.Korea opens door for summit talks with Japan [Published Xinhua News Agency - Mar 17 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]
Ex-Premier Murayama Expects Abe to Stick by Jap... [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - Mar 03 2014]
Comfort women apology review not in Japan&#8217... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Feb 27 2014]
China plans new national holiday to mark Nanjin... [Published Telegraph - Feb 26 2014]
WWII on Xi's German agenda [Published Hong Kong Standard - Feb 25 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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