Crown Prince Speaks About Friendship With France

Crown Prince speaks about friendship with France

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito has expressed hope for the further development of friendly ties with France in a speech he delivered in Paris.

The Crown Prince is making an official visit to France to mark the 160th anniversary of bilateral friendship.

Boxing Chief Admits Friendship With Ex-gangster

Boxing chief admits friendship with ex-gangster

The chairman of the Japan Amateur Boxing Federation has admitted to a decades-long association with a gangster.

Akira Yamane told NHK on Sunday that the 2 became friends when he was a teenager, and that their friendship continued after he joined the board of the boxing federation in 1991.

Honda's "building Dreams Of Friendship" Float Reunites Japan Earthquake Survivors With U.s. Military First Responders

Honda's "Building Dreams of Friendship" Float Reunites Japan Earthquake Survivors with U.S. Military First RespondersHonda's 2015 Rose Parade float entry, Building Dreams of Friendship, will lead the 126th Rose Parade presented by Honda. The float celebrates the friendship shared by the United States and Japan through the TOMODACHI Initiative, and pays tribute to the resilience of the people of Tohoku, Japan. The float also seeks to highlight the ongoing reconstruction effort in the regions affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami of 2011, and pays tribute to the role played by the United States military in the humanitarian response. Themed "Inspiring Stories," the Rose Parade will take place Thurs., Jan. 1, 2015.

Traditional Korean Wedding Ceremony Held As Part Of Friendship Festival

Traditional Korean wedding ceremony held as part of friendship festivalWhat better way to kick off a festival promoting Japan-South Korea friendship than with nuptials reflecting that sentiment?

The July 7 wedding between Yuta Tanaka, 29, a sushi chef from Kanagawa Prefecture, and Park Soo-jin, 30, who is from Masan, South Korea, was even more special because it was held on the day of the Tanabata star festival celebrating the mythical once-in-a-year meeting between celestial deities.