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Sam Jameson, a former longtime Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent with deep knowledge and close personal affinity for Japan, his professional and personal base for half a century, died Friday at a Tokyo hospital. He was 76. Jameson died of a...
Tags: U.S. Military, Japan, Obituaries, U.S. Army, Chicago Tribune
Testing the waters for a revitalized Asian alliance Now through Saturday, April 20: Democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to Japan this week is purportedly unofficial, but the Nobel Peace Prize laureate probably has more clout than any...
Tags: Politics, National Government, China, Italy, Elections
TOKYO — Secretary of State John F. Kerry pledged a strong and continuing U.S. commitment to the defense of Japan in the final stop of an Asia tour that was dominated by North Korea's threats of an attack with nuclear weapons. Speaking before a...
Tags: Ceremonies, China, Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Un, North Korea
WASHINGTON — The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific reassured Congress on Tuesday that the U.S. military could intercept any missile launched by North Korea and aimed at America's territory or its East Asian allies. Adm. Samuel Locklear's...
Japan readied its missile defense systems Tuesday against a possible North Korean weapons test, saying it would shoot down any missiles or debris if Japanese territory was threatened. Patriot anti-missile batteries were deployed on the grounds of the...
When it comes to spring color, Washington knows how to put on a show. The National Cherry Blossom Festival blossoms each year to commemorate the gift of some 3,000 cherry trees from Tokyo to the nation's capital in 1912. While the festival had...
Tags: Restaurants, Havre de Grace, Music Industry, Arts, Entertainment
Donald Richie, an American expatriate in Japan who became that country's preeminent Western interpreter, explaining its culture — from cinema to Zen to tattoos — in books and essays that illuminated the author's psyche as much as that of his...
Back in 1977, Dennis Reed read something that intrigued him: There once had been a vibrant society of Japanese American photographers, including first-rate modernists, but with the advent of World War II and U.S. internment camps, all of their work had...
Cherry blossom season sprang to life earlier than usual this year in Tokyo and is now in full swing, according to Japan’s weather agency. An official rite of spring, the blooming of cherry trees is a beloved natural spectacle in Japan, involving...
Los Angeles Times Architecture CriticIn a return to form for the most prestigious award in architecture, Japan's Toyo Ito has won this year’s Pritzker Prize. After honoring younger and lesser-known figures in recent years -- including 49-year-old Chinese architect Wang Shu in 2012 --...
In a return to form for the most prestigious award in architecture, Japan's Toyo Ito has won this year’s Pritzker Prize. After honoring younger and lesser-known figures in recent years -- including 49-year-old Chinese architect Wang Shu in 2012 --...
Tags: Stephen Breyer, Skype, Arts, Architecture, Wang Shu
L.A. NOWA traveling exhibit highlighting often forgotten Arab immigrants is being displayed in Little Tokyo, sharing the work of a community and its contributions to history since the American Revolution. "Patriots and Peacemakers: Arab Americans in Service to...
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