Akihito Akihito Newswire

Akihito Akihito Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Akihito Akihito.

Results 1 - 20 of 143 in Akihito Akihito

  1. Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    In this Aug. 15, 1945 photo, Japanese people lower their head toward the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, as Emperor Hirohito announced on radio that Japan was defeated in the World War II. The original recording of Japan's Emperor Hirohito's war-ending speech has come back to life in digital form.

    Comment?

  2. Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Newsday

    In this Aug. 15, 1945 photo, Japanese people lower their head toward the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, as Emperor Hirohito announced on radio that Japan was defeated in the World War II. The original recording of Japan's Emperor Hirohito's war-ending speech has come back to life in digital form.

    Comment?

  3. Voice from the past: Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The Day

    In this Aug. 15, 1945, photo, Japanese people lower their heads toward the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, as Emperor Hirohito announced on radio that Japan was defeated in World War II. The original recording of Japan's Emperor Hirohito's war-ending speech has come back to life in digital form.

    Comment?

  4. Japan emperor's war-end speech goes digitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Salt Lake Tribune

    In this Aug. 15, 1945 photo, Japanese people lower their head toward the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, as Emperor Hirohito announced on radio that Japan was defeated in the World War II. The original recording of Japan's Emperor Hirohito's war-ending speech has come back to life in digital form.

    Comment?

  5. Hirohito's war-end speech released in digital, but Japanese may have trouble with arcane wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Nanaimo Daily News

    This photo provided by the Imperial Household Agency of Japan on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, shows a container which stored the original recording of late emperor Hirohito's war-ending speech and another after-war address, in Tokyo. The original sound was released Saturday by the Imperial Household Agency in digital format, ahead of the 70th anniversary of the speech and the war's end.

    Comment?

  6. Digital recording of Emperor Hirohito's WWII-ending speech releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Stars and Stripes

    This photo provided by the Imperial Household Agency of Japan on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, shows a container that stored the original recording of late Emperor Hirohito's World War II-ending speech and another after-war address. The original sound was released by the Imperial Household Agency in digital format, ahead of the 70th anniversary of the speech and the war's end.

    Comment?

  7. Empress showing signs of possible heart diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Japan Times

    Empress Michiko has shown possible symptoms of heart disease in an electrocardiogram examination and will undergo a more detailed exam next month, the Imperial Household Agency said. The 80-year-old Empress started complaining of chest pain around late June.

    Comment?

  8. Japan shouldn't cave to foreign pressure on PM war anniversary remarks: aideRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Reuters

    Japan should not let foreign countries make diplomatic capital out of its wartime past, an aide to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday, as the author of a landmark 1995 apology urged Abe not to backtrack as it marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two. The conservative Abe has said he upholds past statements including then-premier Tomiichi Murayama's "heartfelt apology" for the suffering caused by Japanese military aggression during the war.

    Comment?

  9. US and Japan Collaborate on Outer Space SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | NewsBlaze

    The United States of America and Japan enjoy a long-standing alliance in the 21st century. Both countries are finding ways to strengthen relations in the fields of economy and global security.

    Comment?

  10. Events marking 70th anniversary of atomic bombings of JapanRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Erie Times News

    An annual government-sponsored memorial service marking the end of the war takes place Aug. 15 at Tokyo's Budokan hall, with Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and top ministers expected to attend. An annual ceremony is held Aug. 6 at the Hiroshima Peace City Memorial Monument in Peace Memorial Park.

    Comment?

  11. Somber reminders for JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | USA Today

    At precisely 8:15 on the morning of Aug. 6, 1945, an atomic bomb code-named "Little Boy" detonated 2,000 feet above the Japanese city of Hiroshima. WWII 70 years later: Somber reminders for Japan TOKYO - At precisely 8:15 on the morning of Aug. 6, 1945, an atomic bomb code-named "Little Boy" detonated 2,000 feet above the Japanese city of Hiroshima.

    Comment?

  12. Panel to advise 'aggression' be included in Abe's war anniversary statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Japan Times

    A government advisory panel to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is leaning toward proposing that the war anniversary statement he will issue this summer describe World War II as an act of "aggression," a panel member indicated. "There is no one who denies the fact that the previous war was an aggression," the panel member told reporters Tuesday, indicating that the word "aggression" will be used in the report that the panel will soon submit to Abe.

    Comment?

  13. Abe aims for fivefold increase in marine resources engineersRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | The Japan Times

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday announced a campaign to increase by fivefold the number of engineers engaged in developing marine resources by 2030 as the government looks to expand the economy by growing that sector. The target, revealed at a ceremony in Tokyo commemorating the Marine Day national holiday, is also aimed at securing the nation's oil and gas interests as China continues gas development in the East China Sea, observers said.

    Comment?

  14. Events marking 70th anniversary of atomic bombings of JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Newsday

    In this Aug. 6, 2013 file photo, doves fly over the cenotaph dedicated to the victims of the atomic bombing at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park during a ceremony marking the 68th anniversary of the bombing, in Hiroshima, western Japan. The 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are being marked with memorial services, peace concerts and art exhibits.

    Comment?

  15. Events in Hiroshima and Nagasaki mark 70th anniversary of Second World War atomic bombingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Edmonton Journal

    A girl prepares to release paper lanterns with a message for peace on it in the Motoyasu River near the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima on August 6, 2014. Japan is marking the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August.

    Comment?

  16. As WWII anniversary events loom, Abe weighs early September China visitRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | The Japan Times

    A picture showing a mother holding her son after being bombed by the Japanese Imperial Army in Wuhan, China, is displayed at the Museum of the War of Chinese People's Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, near the Marco Polo Bridge, on the outskirts of Beijing on Tuesday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting China in early September in a bid to repair strained bilateral ties, a government source said Saturday.

    Comment?

  17. Abe to express 'deep remorse' over WWII in anniversary statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | The Japan Times

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to express "deep remorse" over World War II in a statement he will issue this summer to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the war, sources close to him said Friday. Abe will finalize a draft statement after receiving a report on July 21 from his advisory panel of experts on the anniversary statement, they said.

    Comment?

  18. O'Malley receives special honor from JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Los Angeles Dodgers

    Former Dodgers owner Peter O'Malley was honored by the nation of Japan before Wednesday night's game at Dodger Stadium for a half century of fostering the expansion and growth of baseball on the island nation. O'Malley received The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, conferred by Emperor Akihito and presented by by Harry Horinouchi, the Counsul General of Japan.

    Comment?

  19. Former Dodgers owner Peter Oa Malley honored by JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Whittier Daily News

    Former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Peter O'Malley will be honored by the Japanese government tonight as part of the team's annual Japan Night. O'Malley will receive The Order of the Rising Sun for the contributions he has made promoting friendly relations through baseball between Japan and the U.S. and the development of baseball in Japan.

    Comment?

  20. SEOUL: - Comfort women' stick to suit against JapanRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Asia News Network

    A surviving group of South Koreans enslaved by Japan during World War II said Tuesday they will file a lawsuit against the Tokyo government unless it issues a formal apology and provides legal compensation. The "comfort women" said they plan to file a lawsuit claiming $20 million to the San Francisco court against Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Emperor Akihito, Japanese media who called them "prostitutes" and Japanese companies accused of war crimes.

    Comment?