【代表撮影・朝日新聞】アリゾナ記念館(右奥)を安倍晋三首相(左)と訪問した後、所感を発表するオバマ米大統領=27日午後0時30分、米ハワイ・真珠湾のキロ埠頭(代表撮影)

Obama calls Abe’s Visit to Pearl Harbor is a “Historic Gesture” that Shows the Power of Reconciliation

U.S. President Barack Obama’s speech after Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s address at Pearl Harbor;   Prime Minister Abe, on behalf of the American people, thank you for your gracious words.  Thank you for your presence here today, a historic gesture that speaks to the power of reconciliation and the alliance between the American and […]

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The Power of Reconciliation made the Japan-U.S. alliance “An Alliance of Hope”, says Abe

The Power of Reconciliation Address by Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan December 27, 2016, Pearl Harbor   President Obama, Commander Harris, ladies and gentlemen, and all American citizens, I stand here at Pearl Harbor as the prime minister of Japan. If we listen closely we can make out the sound of restless waves, breaking […]

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“This Nobel Prize in Arts is a great honor” ; The Praemium Imperiale Awards Ceremony – Joint Press Conference

“Japanese culture has had a significant impact on me” – Martin Scorsese, American Theater & Film Director The Praemium Imperiale, a global arts prize (sponsored by the Japan Art Association, with Honorary Patron H.I.H.  Prince Hitachi) which is rewarded annually to world famous recognized artists, held a joint press conference to honor the recipients of […]