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Cayetano: Japan ties at stake over comfort woman statue

Jan 13, 2018 - 2:01 PM

'You can't strengthen your relationship long term if you keep bringing up things that you think are settled,' Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says

CONTROVERSIAL STATUE. This statue of a comfort woman along Roxas Boulevard has generated controversy since it was inaugurated on December 8, 2017. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

What's wrong with this statue of a comfort woman in Manila?

Dec 26, 2017 - 8:16 PM

Here are 3 issues surrounding the controversial statue of a comfort woman along Roxas Boulevard

CONTROVERSIAL STATUE. This statue of a comfort woman along Roxas Boulevard has generated controversy since it was inaugurated on December 8, 2017. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Marcos prime minister Virata receives award from Japan

Nov 25, 2016 - 11:10 AM

Japan hails Cesar Virata for promoting friendly relations and developing economic cooperation between Japan and the Philippines

MARCOS PM. Cesar Virata, prime minister of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, receives an award from Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Kazuhide Ishikawa. Photo courtesy of Japanese embassy

Japan eyes 'safe, punctual' trains for Philippines

Aug 12, 2016 - 3:03 PM

Japan s P110 billion loan for the Malolos Tutuban railway is one of the biggest Japanese yen loans ever

PRIDE OF JAPAN. This photo taken on June 8, 2016, shows a Shinkansen bullet train running in Tokyo, Japan. The Japanese train system is known for its safety and punctuality, an official says. Photo by Franck Robichon/EPA

PH military hits Napeñas, Sereno on foundlings, Carlos Loyzaga | 6PM wRap

Jan 27, 2016 - 6:55 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Mamasapano probe, Customs apology, Apple sales drop | 12PM wRap

Jan 27, 2016 - 1:24 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Customs apologizes to Japanese embassy for opening diplomatic shipment

Jan 26, 2016 - 4:08 PM

The customs examiner at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport gets a reprimand and stern warning for his honest mistake

No more double enrollment in pension plans under PH-Japan pact

Nov 21, 2015 - 12:29 PM

The Japanese embassy says the Philippines Japan Social Security Agreement will further facilitate people to people and economic exchanges between the two countries

STRATEGIC PARTNERS. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (2-L) and his wife Akie (L) with Philippine President Benigno Aquino III (2-R) and his sister Maria Elena Aquino Cruz (R) at the welcoming dinner for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila, Philippines, on November 18, 2015. Photo by Wally Santana/Pool/EPA

PH gets P93-B Japan loan for Tutuban-Malolos railway project

Nov 20, 2015 - 10:55 AM

The Japanese Embassy says the Tutuban Malolos railway aims to ease serious traffic congestion

STRATEGIC PARTNERS. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (2-L) and his wife Akie (L) with Philippine President Benigno Aquino III (2-R) and his sister Maria Elena Aquino-Cruz (R) at the welcoming dinner for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila, Philippines, on November 18, 2015. Photo by Wally Santana/Pool/EPA

WWII ship explorers hit over Philippine permits

Mar 07, 2015 - 3:42 PM

A Philippine governor and the team of US billionaire Paul Allen clash on whether authorities allowed the search for the famous World War II ship Musashi

'LIKE TITANIC.' A photo posted on Twitter on March 2, 2015, by US billionaire Paul Allen shows the bow of the World War II battleship Musashi, located under the Sibuyan Sea in the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Paul Allen/Twitter

Japan begins simpler visa process for Filipinos

Oct 01, 2014 - 11:40 AM

The relaxed visa application process which begins September 30 also covers Indonesia and Vietnam the Japanese Embassy in the Philippines says

BOOSTING TOURISM. An apprentice geisha, or 'maiko,' from Japan's ancient capital Kyoto, Shoko performs a traditional dance at the opening event of the 'Kyo Aruki in Tokyo 2014,' to promote tourism in Kyoto at a shopping mall in Tokyo on February 4, 2014. Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

2014 Japanese Government Scholarships open for applicants

Apr 18, 2014 - 12:16 PM

Deadline for submission of applications is on May 26

Kimono-clad women enjoy cherry blossom viewing party while cherry blossom petals in full bloom are falling in Tokyo, Japan, 02 April 2014. According to weather reports, highest temperature rose into 19 degrees Celsius, three degrees higher than the average year and cherry blossom bloom is moving up through the Japanese archipelago. KIMIMASA MAYAMA/EPA

Japanese gov't funds P170-M housing project in CDO

Mar 15, 2014 - 1:50 PM

The city government of Cagayan de Oro has identified a 15 hectare land where 1 200 new housing units will be built for victims of Typhoon Sendong