Local authorities arrange sports, cultural, and leisure activities for residents affected by the evacuation
(UPDATED) Around 70,000 people evacuate ahead of the operation to defuse the bomb
Some of the women immediately reject the offer, taking issue with Japan's refusal to accept formal legal responsibility
'Those in the know see Quiapo in a different light: as a haven for strong-hearted, hardworking individuals tenaciously trying to overcome life’s obstacles for their dreams.'
'We should always remember what happened in the past, otherwise we repeat the errors'
(UPDATED) Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claims the country has repeatedly expressed 'heartfelt apology' for its actions during the war
(UPDATED) Bells toll and tens of thousands of people observe a minute's silence at 11:02 am local time (0202 GMT), the exact moment the blast devastated the port city on August 9, 1945
Hundreds of Nazi-era bunkers remain scattered across German cities, where they are often the only buildings to survive Allied bombing raids that destroyed surrounding neighbourhoods
'They are our mothers, our sisters, our aunts. It is really incumbent upon our government to take care of our own,' the Philippine president says
Thousands of Fil-Am veterans did not add their names to the US' list of soldiers "for fear that the enemy would obtain roster lists and retaliate against them"
The 250-kilogram (550-pound) bomb was found near the city's town hall during the building of a new metro line in the capital of the Brittany region of western France, mayor Nathalie Appere says
The ceremony was the first since Beijing earlier this year declared September 3 as a national day to mark Japan's defeat
Crowds gather to remember the more than 70,000 people who died in the initial blast or from after-effects in the months and years following the bombing
The documents say that wartime brothels were maintained as official military facilities, and that a chief military police officer used his official budget to cover up the fact that he had recruited "comfort women"
The issue will be discussed by the two governments in "intensive discussions" to improve conditions surrounding relations, the Japanese foreign ministry said in a statement
The Bataan Death March, commemorated every April 9, is not unique to Philippine history. Here are a few other similar tragedies in world history.
Glenn McDuffie, known as the kissing sailor in the memorable WWII photo, waited over 60 years to be recognized
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DFA Spokesman Raul Hernandez reminds Japanese authorities to 'be more circumspect' after Osaka Mayor Hashimoto said that 'comfort women' was 'necessary' during the war
Alfonso Fabros, who fought with US and Filipino forces against the Japanese in Bataan, died of pneumonia a few months after finally receiving recognition for his wartime service