Memory and Reconciliation in the Asia-Pacific

Weekly Update – Feb. 23

War Crimes Trial Lawyer Aided Judges, Asahi Shimbun, Feb. 23, 2009.

Government Denounces Japan’s ‘Dokdo Day’, Chosun Daily, Feb. 23, 2009.

Japanese and Koreans Learn to Live Together in Harmony in L.A.’s Little Tokyo, Los Angeles Times, Feb. 23, 2009.

China Haunted by Khmer Rouge Links, Asia Times, Feb. 21, 2009.

Local Tourism Bites Back, JoongAng Daily, Feb. 20, 2009.

Invasion of Malaysia: One Man’s Fight against Japan’s Historical Amnesia, The New Strait Times, Feb. 19, 2009.

Weekly Update – Feb. 16

In China, War with Vietnam is Forgotten History, AFP, February 16, 2009.

‘Schindler’ of China Premiers at Berlin Fest, AFP, February 11, 2009.

200 Refugees from North Korea Resettled in Japan Recently, The Korean Herald, February 11, 2009.

N. Korea Threats Unite Seoul and Tokyo, UPI Asia, February 11, 2009.

Contrary Japanese Historian Becomes SNU Professor, Chosun Ilbo, February 11, 2009.

Korean-American Power, The Korea Times, February 11, 2009.

War as Memory, Business Mirror, February 11, 2009.

War, Memories, Monuments and Media: Representatives of Conflicts and Creation of Histories in Asia [Related Event], Ateneo de Manila University

Ousted Air Force Chief Speaks

Growing minority believes peace has had its chance, Sydney Herarld, December 2008

Japan’s historical revisionists, USA Today, December 5, 2008

Ousted Japan Air Force Chief Calls for Nuclear Weapons Debate, Bloomberg, December 1, 2008

Memory of Pearl Harbour
December 8, 2008, 3:58 pm
Filed under: Japan, Reconciliation elsewhere, Remainder

On the 67th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, a look back at history, Honolulu, December 6, 2008

Prelude to Pearl Harbor,, December 6, 2008

Pearl Harbor: Hawaii Was Surprised; FDR Was Not, The New American, December 5, 2008

Pearl Harbor: Dark conspiracy or bureaucratic incompetence?, Telegram, December 4, 2008

Textbook Controversy in South Korea
November 24, 2008, 12:23 pm
Filed under: History Textbooks, Korea, Reconciliation elsewhere

Controversial textbooks heat up debate over S Korean history, Yomiuri Shimbun, November 21, 2008

Controversial textbooks heat up debate over S Korean history, Taipei Times, November 21, 2008

Textbooks on Past Offend South Korea’s Conservatives, New York Times, November 17, 2008

History textbook causes an uproar in South Korea, International Herald Tribune, November 17, 2008

Weekly Update – Nov. 24

In her family’s records, a wealth of history, News Times, November 21, 2008

‘Japan Should Acknowledge Korea’s Dokdo Sovereignty’, Korea Times, November 18, 2008

Japan Needs to Create an Independent Foreign Policy, Seoul Times, November, 2008

In Japan, the Picture Isn’t Quite So Bright, Washignton Post, November 16, 2008

North-South Joint Seminar Held, KCNA, November 14, 2008

South Korea owns up to brutal past, Sunday Morning Herald, November 14, 2008

Colonial-Style Democracy, Korea Times, November 13, 2008

SKorea to press for sampling at NKorea nuke plants, AFP, November 13, 2008

‘The Truth of Nanking’ gives new slant on Japan’s war history, Irish Times, November 12, 2008

English Education under Japanese Rule (VI), Korea Times, November 12, 2008

Japanese general hoisted by own canards, Asian Times, November 13, 2008

Japan-China friendship body: Ex-ASDF chief should be severely punished for distorting history, Xinhua, November 12, 2008

Chinese, Japanese PMs hail successful youth exchange year, Xinhua, November 12, 2008