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"The Los Alamos Historical Society will continue its dialogue with the museums in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in hopes that we can overcome cultural and linguistic differences and host exhibits that are respectful to all of our communities' concerns and stories," McClenahan said. "In other words, we hope this ...
Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan said that, contrary to a Saturday report in the English-language Japan Times newspaper, her museum in the town where nuclear weapons were first developed never had official plans to host the “Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb ...

Nagasaki has a surprising variety of things to do and see, and very close connections with Aberdeen. It is unusual in that when you go there you keep discovering more and more things to experience and explore. Nagasaki, of course, is famous for being on the receiving end of an atom bomb in 1945.
A pair of atomic bomb survivors from Nagasaki have been passing on their experiences using traditional storytelling techniques, as part of efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons. Hiroshi Suenaga, 82, a survivor of the 1945 U.S. attack on the city, has documented survivors' stories using kamishibai ...
Japan's atomic-bombed city of Nagasaki has recognized British author Kazuo Ishiguro as an honorary resident for winning the Nobel Prize in Literature last year. On Thursday the city's assembly unanimously passed a bill to honor the Nagasaki-born novelist. Mayor Tomihisa Taue said Ishiguro is the first ...
Sponsors of his visit, which included a stop at Richland High School, believe it was the first official visit to Hanford and the Tri-Cities by a Nagasaki survivor. The visit, a mission of peace, was paid for in part by the city of Nagasaki and organized by the nonprofit group, Consequences of Radiation Exposure.

RICHLAND, WA - A Japanese man that was affected by the Nagasaki bombing during World World II took a tour of the B Reactor at the Hanford Site as part of a project to unify Nagasaki and Richland. "I wanted to see with my own eyes the place where the plutonium that made the bomb that was dropped ...
While August 9, 2020, the seventy-fifth anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, may seem far in the future, Whitman College is already preparing its own contribution to the dialogue on the legacy of Nagasaki, in the form of the Hanford-Nagasaki project. An examination of the connection ...
NAGASAKI -- The University of Nagasaki withdrew its decision to halt employment of two non-regular employees who were to become entitled to contracts of indefinite duration this spring, after the Nagasaki Labor Bureau pointed out that the move ran counter to social norms, it has been learned.
The mayor of Nagasaki has sent a letter to Barack Obama asking the former US president to visit the atomic-bombed city during his planned trip to Japan. Obama is arranging a visit in late March at the invitation of a private organization. The letter was signed by Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue and ...
Volunteer Linda Jordan, left, and intern Mariah Johnson take a look at an exhibit about the Fat Man atomic bomb Friday in the Hanford room at the Reach center in Richland. The bomb, made of plutonium from the hanford site, was dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki, Japan on August 9, 1945.
A survivor of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, in 1945, is coming to the Hanford nuclear reservation and the Mid-Columbia on a mission of peace. It is believed to be the first visit to the area by a Nagasaki bombing survivor, said Jim Stoffels, chairman of World Citizens for Peace. Mitsugi Moriguchi ...
George Morris, who served in the Marine Corps for about two years in the Pacific Theater, speaks largely positively of his time as part of the U.S. forces occupying Japan following the drop of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He was there for about nine months, destroying Japanese military ...
Department of Urology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan., Department of Social Work, Faculty of Human and Social Studies, Nagasaki International University, Sasebo, Japan., Department of Locomotive Rehabilitation Science, Unit of Rehabilitation Sciences, ...
After some comments and questions about Kagoshima and Sakurajima, our next stop was the port city of Nagasaki. As one might expect, the primary conversation about Nagasaki was related to the bombing of the city and how it's doing today. It's doing very well and is a major tourist destination.
The Nagasaki bomb was dropped because Japan refused to surrender after Hiroshima. On Aug. 9, 1945, just 96 miles away, Allied POWs were digging and transporting coal loads on their bare backs forced into slave labor by the Japanese. My father was one of 194 American men held in captivity in ...
The Yomiuri Shimbun NAGASAKI — British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro will be made an honorary citizen of Nagasaki Prefecture, Nagasaki Gov. Hodo Nakamura said at a press conference on Friday. Ishiguro, 63, who was born in the city of Nagasaki, won the Nobel Prize in Literature last year. He lived in ...

A burned box where teenagers brought their lunch to school, the clock at the entrance stopped at 11:02 minutes and a large-scale model that reproduces the sequence of the nuclear device called Fat Man on Nagasaki, leave visitors speechless. The face of tragedy and ignominy is strongly captured with ...
The Huis Ten Bosch theme park is one of the top attractions in Nagasaki, Japan. (SunStar File) ... (Nitas) met with the officials Nagasaki Prefectural Government to boost tourism promotions and cooperation between Nagasaki and Cebu. Nagasaki is the capital and largest city of the Nagasaki Prefecture.
The Huis Ten Bosch theme park is one of the top attractions in Nagasaki, Japan. (SunStar File) ... (Nitas) met with the officials Nagasaki Prefectural Government to boost tourism promotions and cooperation between Nagasaki and Cebu. Nagasaki is the capital and largest city of the Nagasaki Prefecture.
His debut novel, “A Pale View of Hills,” is set in Nagasaki after the U.S. atomic bombing of the city during World War II. Ishiguro's remarks on Nagasaki after winning the Nobel Prize and strong hopes for peace have impressed Nagasaki residents, Taue said, expressing his wish to invite the author to his ...
DESTIN — The first thing Haruko “Mich” Pineau saw was the plane flying high above her home. “Like this,” she said, using a finger to cover most of her thumbnail, indicating the tiny dot of the aircraft crossing the late morning sky. Then she saw another dot, falling away from the plane. It was Aug. 9, 1945 ...
Nagasaki-based composer and pianist Motoca Oguni, 54, wrote music for the sutra “Jigage” to make “Kuon Sansho.” Meanwhile, “Hokke Kankyo,” a song in which sutra verses are put on a jazzy chord progression, was created by Aikawa. He took phrases, each of which is in quadruple meter, from various ...
NAGASAKI -- The name of a worker likely hailing from the Korean Peninsula was found written on a document related to the issue of the local legal affairs bureau here scrapping name lists of some 3,400 people originally from Korea who had been conscripted to work here during World War II and were ...
As a survivor of the 1945 Nagasaki bombing, Terumi Tanaka says he has dedicated the last 70 years to creating a world free of nuclear weapons. Mr Tanaka, 85, was with the Peace Boat organisation that advocates for nuclear disarmament when they addressed a crowd gathered outside the Australian ...
His three and a half years in captivity would see him move from one camp to another, enduring near-starvation, beatings and dysentery before he ended up in Nagasaki. But as luck — or fate — would have it, he was working in a coal mine, hundreds of metres underground, when an atomic bomb was ...
O'Donnell landed in the Nagasaki Prefecture city of Sasebo in September 1945, and took photographs in various areas, including the A-bombed cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima. After he returned home he kept the negatives of about 300 photos in a trunk, as if to forget the terrible scenes. But then in 1989, ...
Pope Francis has said he had a picture of a young victim of the Nagasaki atomic bombing in August 1945 printed on cards because he found the image moving. He spoke to reporters on board his plane on Monday as he headed to Chile and Peru. The Pope said he was moved when he saw the ...
NAGASAKI – Beatrice Fihn, leader of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, laid flowers Saturday at the ground zero monument in Nagasaki Peace Park. Afterward, Fihn visited the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, which she said made her ...
In 2018, the average age of a Hibakusha (被爆者) — the Japanese word for a survivor of the atomic blasts at Hiroshima and Nagasaki — is eighty-one. When you speak with these survivors, you'll most likely hear the story of what it feels like to have an atomic bomb dropped on you as a six-year-old child.
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In Nagasaki, Hodo Nakamura, 67, beat the 56-year-old rival Toshihiko Haraguchi who belongs to the local chapter of the Japanese Communist Party in a two-man race, clinching his third term. During campaigning, Nakamura, an independent recommended by the ruling coalition of the Liberal Democratic ...
"The whole world remembers Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The US nuclear doctrine does not taboo the repetition of such things, and this is the most concerning thing," Klintsevich said in a statement on Saturday, as quoted by his press service. The recently issued Nuclear Posture Review significantly boosts ...
Incumbents pledging economic promotion are set to win gubernatorial elections in Nagasaki and Yamaguchi prefectures Sunday, beating newcomers who focused more on welfare issues. In Nagasaki, Hodo Nakamura, 67, beat 56-year-old rival Toshihiko Haraguchi, who belongs to the local chapter of the ...
They have to live in Nagasaki to be able to receive free medical treatment. “Officially recognised survivors, on the other hand, can receive free treatment for almost all kinds of diseases no matter where they live,” the official told AFP. “I'm disappointed,” said 81-year-old Chiyoko Iwanaga who led the plaintiffs, ...
Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki and moved to Britain with his family when he was 5. He has talked of his connection with Japan, through relatives and his own early memories, and set his first two novels in his native country. During a speech at the Nobel Banquet, the novelist recalled the first time he heard ...
NAGASAKI--Google Street View users may feel like they stepped in a time machine when they call up the city's Dejima district later this month. Participants dressed in traditional clothing from the Edo Period (1603-1867) posed as Japanese and European officials and merchants while participating in a ...
During the Second World War, her father was held by the Japanese as a prisoner of war for 3½ years and was in Nagasaki when the Americans dropped the second atomic bomb. He survived only because he was underground, toiling in a coalmine. Her mother survived Auschwitz and other concentration ...
A new English-language journal devoted to nuclear disarmament and edited in Nagasaki made its online debut Dec. 6. Articles for the Journal for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament appear on the website of the Taylor & Francis Group, a leading publisher of scientific journals. In addition to a foreward by ...
Only two atom bombs have been used militarily: the Hiroshima bomb and the one dropped by the US on Nagasaki three days later. No H-bomb has yet been used except in tests. More. After testing a missile that North Korea said was capable of striking the US, Pyongyang claimed it had become a full ...
The Supreme Court is expected to mostly uphold in December a lower court ruling that rejected a suit filed by 388 people who were in the vicinity of Nagasaki during the 1945 atomic bombing, and have been seeking official recognition as survivors. Trial hearings are normally held when the top court ...
NAGASAKI, Japan — Despite being a minority religion in Japan, Christianity has been present in the country for 450 years since the arrival of Francis Xavier in Nagasaki in 1549. Nagasaki, a prefecture of Japan on the southern island of Kyushu, boasts of over 130 churches and related sites reflecting ...
NAGASAKI – A roadside cafe made from an authentic British double-decker bus recently opened in Nagasaki Prefecture, becoming an Instagram-friendly hit among users of the photo-sharing app. London Cafe, which opened in September in the town of Hasami, is housed in a bus that was built in the ...
NAGASAKI--A sculptor has created a motorcycle from branches and trunk pieces of camphor trees that survived the 1945 atomic bombing of this city. The artwork is based on the concept of a phoenix, the mythological bird that regenerates from the ashes. It is intended to pass down memories of the suffering ...
NAGASAKI--Instead of bird watching, a walking tour here is on the prowl for another of the city's many wild inhabitants--stray cats. The “nekosaruku” events, held about six times annually with 15 participants, for people who enjoy hanging out with cats, are popular. “Saruku” in the Nagasaki dialect means ...
HIROSHIMA/NAGASAKI – The mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will attend next month's Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, at which the award will be given to a group that campaigned for a landmark treaty banning nuclear weapons, according to officials from the cities. Hiroshima's Kazumi Matsui has been ...
Hiroshima/Nagasaki, Nov. 15 (Jiji Press)—Hiroshima Mayor Matsui Kazumi and Nagasaki Mayor Taue Tomihisa have been invited to attend the award ceremony for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, it was learned Wednesday. The Hiroshima city government is planning to accept the invitation, while the ...
London Cafe, which opened in September in the Nagasaki town of Hasami, is housed in a bus originally manufactured in the 1960s and deployed in the British capital's public transit system. The remodeled interior has a light color scheme and retro furnishings to match the iconic red-and-white exterior.
This is followed by a six-day sailing calling in Fukouka and Nagasaki. After that, it's a five-day cruise on Dec. 12 with a single call to Fukuoka, ...
It is unfortunate that President Trump did not visit Hiroshima or Nagasaki on his recent trip to Japan. When my wife and I toured Japan a couple ...


 

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