Japan’s Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako. Photo: Reuters

Emperor Naruhito expresses ‘deep remorse’ on anniversary of Japan’s World War Two surrender

  • Naruhito became Japan’s first monarch born after the war when he inherited the throne in May, and echoed his father’s regret over ‘the ravages of war’
  • Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent offering to controversial Yasukuni Shrine, a gesture likely to be criticised by Asian neighbours
Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia

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Japan’s Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako. Photo: Reuters
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