Qatar Friendship Fund to Support Japanese Women Towards Disaster Risk Reduction
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Tokyo- (PanOrient News A new project launched by the Qatar Friendship Fund will provide women in Japan with greater opportunities to influence the nations’ disaster preparation and recovery processes, Mr. Yousef Bilal, Qatar’s Ambassador to Japan, said in a statement.
A quarter of a million dollars (about 30 Million Yen at the current exchange rate) has been awarded to the new initiative, which will seek to ensure that the experiences of the thousands of women affected by the Great East ...
Japanese Nationalists Reject Separation of Class-A War Criminals from Yasukuni
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Tokyo - (PanOrient News) Japanese nationalists have rejected a resolution by the Japan War-bereaved Association's Fukuoka branch to remove 14 Class-A war criminals from Yasukuni Shrine, saying that classification as an A- or B-class war criminal should not apply when they are dead.
Hidetoshi Tsuruoka, leader of a Japanese right-wing organization called Kensei Sekishin Juku told PanOrient News, "I believe it is Japanese people's responsibility to pray for those who sacrificed their lives for ...