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Philippines President Welcomes Japan's Emperor in Royal Visit

Japan's royal couple arrived in the Philippines Wednesday for a historic five-day visit marking six decades of formal diplomatic ties between the two nations. President Benigno Aquino greeted Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko with a red carpet ceremony at Malacanang Palace, the official presidential residence, complete with a traditional honor guard and gun salute.   Outside the palace, several hundred people rallied to demand justice for women forced into sexual slavery by...

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