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Lola Isabelita Viduya, comfort woman, 89

Isabelita and other Filipino women victims of sexual slavery and violence died without receiving a formal apology and compensation from Japan

Paralympics set to open in Tokyo amid worsening COVID-19 crisis

The organizers admitted last week that the Paralympics will be held under "very difficult" circumstances

Japan refuses to issue visas for diplomats from Myanmar

Government sources in Japan say that allowing the new diplomats would be tantamount to recognizing the military coup

Remembering the ‘comfort women’ and their continuing call for justice

Eight decades since the war ended on Aug. 15, 1945, the Japanese government still refuses to recognize its accountability

Japanese bishop calls for peace on 76th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

“We know that a world without nuclear weapons does not automatically make for peace,” said Archbishop Joseph Mitsuaki Takami of Nagasaki

She overcame adversity with faith and is heading to the Paralympics...

In the world event, the young athlete will represent Argentina, entrusting herself to God and wearing a "bracelet with a cross”

Natural disaster risks lurk as Olympic Games draw near

The consequences of a disaster during the Games, which start on Friday, would be compounded by the coronavirus pandemic

Athletes to suffer alongside Tokyoites as Japan heat soars

Japan's weather bureau issued heat-stroke alerts for a fifth consecutive day on Wednesday

Athletes, visitors not allowed in Tokyo churches during Olympic Games

Tokyo entered a new state of emergency on Monday, less than two weeks before the Games begin

‘Sad, lonely feeling’: Tokyo man evicted twice, 50 years apart, for...

Across from the gleaming stadium, and just uphill from the site of his now-destroyed former home, is a small park with a set of Olympic rings

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