Ambassador Haneda’s visit to the Mintal Public Cemetery

ON DECEMBER 14, Ambassador Haneda visited the Mintal Public Cemetery in Davao City. During the pre-war era, Little Tokyo was established in Mintal, a barangay in the suburbs of Davao.

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Ambassador Haneda received a briefing on the history of Mintal at the Mintal Barangay Hall. He then paid a visit to the Mintal Public Cemetery and observed a moment of silence. In January 2017, Mrs. Akie Abe, the spouse of Mr. Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan, visited the cemetery.

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