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Warm welcome for Japanese soldiers 68 years after WWII


More than 1,000 Japanese troops were offered a warm welcome here on Friday as they prepared to launch relief operations across typhoon-devastated islands that Japan brutally occupied seven decades ago.

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Japanese kid gives savings to Supertyphoon ‘Yolanda’ victims

PHOTO from Philippine Embassy in Tokyo

After seeing on television the havoc Supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) wrought in Eastern Visayas, six-year-old Shoichi Kondoh broke his piggy bank and handed over his savings of 5,000 Japanese yen (P2,000) to a Philippine Embassy official in Tokyo.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Filipina, 4 others held for Japanese husband murder, Hideo Niikura


A Filipina and her son have been arrested along with three other suspects for the gun-for-hire murder of her Japanese husband, police said Saturday.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Japanese linked to killing of countryman


A Japanese tourist was arrested and charged with murder in Alaminos City on Saturday minutes after he buried a fellow Japanese in a shallow grave in Camantiles Island, one of the islands of the Hundred Islands National Park there.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Worker files complaint against Japanese business exec in Digos


An employee of ceramic tile maker Nakayama Technology Corp. here has filed a complaint against the company’s Japanese vice president for allegedly stripping him of his uniform and making him walk around the factory’s compound in his underwear.

Posted: March 29th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »