Descendants help retell ordeal of comfort women

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2019 23:21:25 +0000

Descendants help retell ordeal of comfort women

“Bahay ng mga Lola” (Grandmothers’ House), the resource center of Lila Pilipina in Quezon City, is where elderly women with harrowing experiences during World War II used to live.

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PH comfort women: Statues removed but pain remains

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2019 23:27:27 +0000

PH comfort women: Statues removed but pain remains

That the memory was harrowingly showed in the way Dy tightly gripped the microphone during the launch of the “Women and War” exhibit on Feb. 2 at Ayala Museum, where her words echoed across a room filled with mementos, books and photographs of Filipino women’s suffering and resilience during World War II.

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South Koreans mourn death of former WWII sex slave

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 06:51:01 +0000

South Koreans mourn death of former WWII sex slave

Hundreds of South Koreans mourned the death of a former sex slave for the Japanese military during World War II during in a rally in Seoul.

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Putin leads Russia in marking 75 years since WWII Leningrad siege

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 17:46:20 +0000

Vladimir Putin at wreath laying to mark Leningrad siege

The Russian city of St. Petersburg marked the 75th anniversary of the end of the World War II siege by Nazi forces with a large military parade Sunday in the city’s sprawling Palace Square.

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Japan sets deadline for talks with Korea over ruling on forced labor

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 09:28:11 +0000

Japan has demanded that South Korea respond within 30 days to its request for talks over wartime forced labor of Koreans at Japanese firms’ factories. 

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Lila-Pilipina blasts Japan’s protest on Laguna statue for women

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2019 07:09:31 +0000

Lila-Pilipina on Tuesday slammed the Japanese government’s protest against a bronze statue of a girl in San Pedro, Laguna.

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Japan emperor marks last birthday on throne, prays for peace

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2018 03:57:44 +0000

Japan emperor marks last birthday on throne, prays for peace

Japan’s Emperor Akihito has marked his 85th birthday — his last before his upcoming abdication, feeling relieved.

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Poland totals WWII occupation’s cost amid Germany claim talk

Poland totals WWII occupation's cost amid Germany claim talk

WARSAW, Poland — A parliamentary commission in Poland reported Friday that the country lost more than 5 million citizens and over $54 billion dollars (46.6 billion euros) worth of assets under its Nazi German occupation during World War II.

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