Filipino women forced into prostitution by the Japanese military during World War II have marched to the Japanese Embassy to demand justice and to criticize President Benigno Aquino III’s silence on the issue during his recent visit to Japan.
Elias Saavedra, one of the last survivors of the Bataan Death March in World War II, died Wednesday. He was 96.
The USS Hornet Museum, the renowned aircraft carrier now a San Francisco Bay Area landmark, is again hosting a special Memorial Day ceremony, on Monday, May 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
South Korea and Japan are likely to hold director general-level talks in Seoul next week to discuss the issue of Japan‘s wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women, Seoul government sources said Saturday.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
“We have vowed never to wage war again” was the promise of Japanese Ambassador Toshinao Urabe to war veterans during the Philippine Day of Valor (Araw ng Kagitingan) on Wednesday at Bataan.