Japanese military - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Japanese military


Aquino orders report on WWII 'comfort women'

Jun 05, 2015 - 1:04 PM

They are our mothers our sisters our aunts It is really incumbent upon our government to take care of our own the Philippine president says

COMFORT WOMEN. Viictims of abuse of the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II and their supporters stage a picket outside the Philippine presidential palace during the meeting of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Benigno Aquino III in July 2013. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

China hits Philippines for seeking Japan's help

Jun 26, 2014 - 5:11 PM

Having suffered two wars with Japan China is also cautious about giving the Japanese army the international role that the Philippines supports

BOOSTING TIES. Philippine President Benigno Aquino (left) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (right) attend a joint news conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Japan on June 24, 2014. Photo by Yuya Shino/Pool/EPA

Taiwan urges Japan to apologise over sex slaves - report

Dec 09, 2012 - 9:21 PM

I feel that such an apology and compensation can sometimes be most powerful says Taiwan President Ma Ying jeou