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Takatsuki residents mourn death of 9-year-old girl, as cleanup in quake-hit Kansai continues The tributes came as life in the city appeared to be improving on Tuesday with train lines resuming operation.... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:18:14 +0900

Mercari’s IPO raises over ¥60 billion on Mothers, putting Japanese flea market app in spotlight Mercari Inc., Japan’s first unicorn to go public, made its debut Tuesday on the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s Mothers section, becoming the largest IPO this year.... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:27:51 +0900

Osaka quake highlights dangers posed by concrete-block walls The death on Monday of a 9-year-old girl in Osaka Prefecture highlights the potential dangers of violating building codes and of concrete-block walls, which can ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:14:35 +0900

Lower house passes bills on casinos and smoking controls The Lower House passed a bill that will allow casinos to open despite gambling addiction concerns.... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:47:02 +0900

UNHCR pitches survival tent at Tokyo’s Shibuya Station to draw youth attention to World Refugee Day On most weekends, the plaza surrounding the famous Hachiko dog statue outside Shibuya Station is thronged with people. However, the popular Tokyo rendezvous point last ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:24:50 +0900

North Korea’s Kim heads to China with nukes and summit likely on agenda North Korean leader Kim Jong Un began a two-day visit Tuesday, Chinese state-run television said, exactly a week after Kim’s landmark summit with U.S. President ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:17:40 +0900

Different disaster, same story: Osaka quake prompts online hate speech targeting foreigners Monday’s deadly quake in Osaka Prefecture has led to the resurgence of what has become a familiar — if disconcerting — post-disaster trend on the ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:40:50 +0900

Japan pushes use of cashless payments as Olympics approach and banks strain Earnest efforts are underway in both the public and private sectors to promote cashless payments ahead of the 2020 Olympics.Credit cards, electronic money and other ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:10:20 +0900

Kotaro Kake denies meeting Abe to discuss school project amid cronyism claims The head the school operator at the center of favoritism allegations denied meeting the prime minister regarding a project to open a veterinary school.... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:19:01 +0900

Americans own 40 percent of world’s firearms: study Americans make up only 4 percent of the global population but they own 40 percent of the world’s firearms, a new study said Monday.There are ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:45:05 +0900

Japan’s demand for foreign workers may soften immigration policy, albeit slowly Shinichiro Tsukada says his small plastering company in Tokyo wouldn’t survive without the 22 Chinese and Vietnamese workers who make up half his payroll.“They’re treasures, ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:35:33 +0900

Neighbors and family members mourn those who died in Osaka quake Neighbors and family members mourned Tuesday for those who died in the powerful earthquake that rocked Osaka Prefecture a day earlier, including a 9-year-old girl ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:38:37 +0900

Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports U.S. President Donald Trump inched closer to an all-out trade war by unveiling plans Monday to impose 10 percent tariffs on an additional $200 billion ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:21:04 +0900

Trump digs in on immigrant family separations, again falsely blames Democrats, says U.S. won’t become ‘migrant camp’ Facing rising outrage from some Republicans as well as Democrats over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 06:27:46 +0900

At least four killed, more than 300 injured after strong earthquake rattles Osaka One of the most powerful earthquakes to rock the Kansai region in decades struck Osaka and neighboring prefectures Monday morning, leaving at least four people ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 22:36:39 +0900

South Koreans more optimistic over North Korean denuclearization than Japanese South Koreans are much more optimistic than Japanese people about the prospects for North Korean denuclearization, an annual survey showed Monday, as a series of ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 21:04:15 +0900

Residents voice fear amid chaos of Osaka quake Sushi chef Soshu Yoshiyama got a rude awakening at 7:58 a.m. Monday when his home in the town of Takatsuki, Osaka Prefecture, was buffeted by ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 20:16:40 +0900

Compulsive video-game playing recognized as new mental health problem by World Health Organization The World Health Organization says compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition — a move that some critics warn may ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:55:40 +0900

Rika Kihira making right call by moving up to senior ranks Japan junior champion Rika Kihira, one of only eight women in history to land the triple axel in international competition, has decided to move up ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:13:35 +0900

Lula, Brazil’s jailed former president, criticizes World Cup team in column written behind bars Brazil’s jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva made his debut as a soccer pundit, writing a column from behind bars in which he ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:56:06 +0900

Red Bull confirms expected switch to Honda engines Honda will become Red Bull’s engine supplier from next season after the Formula One team confirmed its anticipated split with Renault on Tuesday.The Japanese manufacturer ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:27:17 +0900

Astros rally past Rays for 12th straight victory Alex Bregman hit a game-ending two-run double with one out in the ninth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Monday ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:16:06 +0900

Angels manager says medical staff ‘very optimistic’ about Shohei Ohtani’s recovery from elbow injury Los Angeles Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani will be re-evaluated within three weeks and medical staff are “very optimistic” about his recovery, club manager Mike Scioscia ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:38:41 +0900

Barry Trotz steps down as coach of Stanley Cup-winning Capitals Less than two weeks after lifting the Stanley Cup, Barry Trotz is a free agent and the Washington Capitals are looking for a new coach.Trotz ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:37:22 +0900

Roger Federer climbs back to No. 1 in rankings, swaps spots with Rafael Nadal Roger Federer is back at No. 1 in the ATP rankings, once again swapping spots with Rafael Nadal.Federer’s title at the Mercedes Cup, a grass-court ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:36:04 +0900

Sweden edges S. Korea with help from review Sweden got the break it needed from the video review system, and team captain Andreas Granqvist didn’t waste the chance.Granqvist slid his penalty kick into ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:34:11 +0900

Belgium surges past Panama in second half Unlike the other World Cup favorites that struggled through their opening matches, Belgium looked every part the title contender.Having Dries Mertens and Romelu Lukaku capable ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:28:13 +0900

England prevails on late Harry Kane goal Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defense just as time was running out.Kane found an ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:21:48 +0900

New Japanese citizen Nick Fazekas hoping to make immediate impact for Akatsuki Five Nick Fazekas could be a difference-maker for the Akatsuki Five, who are desperate for a win in the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers.The 33-year-old big ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:18:44 +0900

Marines pitcher Mike Bolsinger gets NPB career off to roaring start Early on during Mike Bolsinger’s latest start for the Chiba Lotte Marines, catcher Tatsuhiro Tamura noticed his pitcher shaking his head a little every now ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:47:15 +0900

Honda happy to return to Russia Having won a slew of trophies with Russian powerhouse CSKA Moscow, this World Cup is a happy homecoming of sorts for Keisuke Honda.Honda, who joined ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:12:33 +0900

Astros beat Royals for 11th straight win The Houston Astros keep finding ways to win, while the Kansas City Royals keep inventing ways to lose.Carlos Correa and the Astros won their 11th ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:47:31 +0900

Brooks Koepka repeats as U.S. Open champion One was about power. The other was about patience.Brooks Koepka has a game for the U.S. Open no matter the course, no matter the test, ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:39:19 +0900

Brazil held to draw by Switzerland at World Cup APBrazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia.The five-time champion was held to a ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:34:58 +0900

Kazuki Nakajima helps lead 1-2 finish for Toyota in 24 Hours of Le Mans Kazuki Nakajima drove his Toyota to victory on Sunday in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, giving the top spot on the podium to a ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:07:28 +0900

Mexico stuns champion Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener Defending champions Germany crashed to defeat in their first game at the World Cup on Sunday as an enterprising Mexico refused to be intimidated by ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 06:09:03 +0900

Olympic volleyball bronze medalist Yoko Zetterlund becomes Japan American Football Association’s first female director Yoko Zetterlund, who helped the United States women’s volleyball team earn the bronze medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, has joined the Japan American Football ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 21:28:55 +0900

Japan determined to avoid costly fouls in World Cup opener against Colombia With several games at this World Cup so far having been decided by penalties and free kicks, Japan will be looking to avoid costly fouls ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 20:05:34 +0900

Top League teams upset Super Rugby duo The Top League claimed an impressive double scalp over Super Rugby on Sunday as NEC Green Rockets and Suntory Sungoliath beat the Waratahs and Brumbies, ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 20:05:13 +0900

Swallows beat Fighters to clinch first interleague crown Yasuhiro “Ryan” Ogawa allowed a run over six innings as the Tokyo Yakult Swallows beat the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 5-1 on Sunday to clinch ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 19:49:28 +0900

Japan routs China in college football tournament Kyoto University quarterback Daisuke Tanaka threw three touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Japan in a 70-0 rout of China on Saturday at ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 18:28:00 +0900

Dustin Johnson escapes wild third round with share of U.S Open lead Dustin Johnson at least gets one more round to try to redeem himself in the U.S. Open.So does the USGA. The best players in the ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 17:12:00 +0900

Philippe Troussier: Japan can thrive under Akira Nishino Japan’s decision to axe Vahid Halilhodzic two months before the World Cup finals came as a surprise to many, but former boss Philippe Troussier believes ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 17:04:17 +0900

Astros earn 10th straight win A.J. Hinch wiped the sweat from his brow after watching his Astros win their 10th straight game on Saturday, joking he might get tossed early ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 17:02:46 +0900

Japan won’t change strategy based on James Rodriguez’s status for Colombia Japan’s mind set will not change if Colombia is without star playmaker James Rodriguez for the team’s World Cup opener, defender Yuto Nagatomo said Saturday, ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:18:29 +0900

Iceland earns draw against Argentina as Lionel Messi misses penalty If there is one flaw in Lionel Messi’s genius, it might be his failure to score penalty kicks in big games.Add Messi’s saved attempt against ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 13:33:56 +0900

World Cup views from Tokyo, Group H: Japan, Colombia, Senegal and Poland Japan-based supporters of Group H teams fighting it out for the ultimate prize at the FIFA World Cup speak to The Japan Times.... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:12:58 +0900

World Cup views from Tokyo, Group G: England, Belgium and Tunisia Japan-based supporters of Group G teams fighting it out for the ultimate prize at the FIFA World Cup speak to The Japan Times.... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:19:30 +0900

Turning Japanese: Newly naturalized African ex-American has skin in the game What motivated Henry Moreland Seals to decide that he'd sooner salute the Hinomaru than the Stars and Stripes?... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 17:00:34 +0900

SIETAR Japan sees a time for intercultural understanding SIETAR Japan seeks to promote intercultural communication through lectures and workshops, special interest group meetings, an annual conference, retreats and social gatherings.... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:59:06 +0900

World Cup views from Tokyo, Group E/F: Brazil, Serbia and Germany Japan-based supporters of Group E and F teams fighting it out for the ultimate prize at the FIFA World Cup speak to The Japan Times.... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 12:00:58 +0900

World Cup views from Tokyo, Group D: Nigeria, Iceland, Croatia and Argentina Japan-based supporters of Group D teams fighting it out for the ultimate prize at the FIFA World Cup speak to The Japan Times.... Pubdate: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 13:50:31 +0900

World Cup views from Tokyo, Group C: France, Peru and Australia Japan-based supporters of Group C teams fighting it out for the ultimate prize at the FIFA World Cup speak to The Japan Times.... Pubdate: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:44:36 +0900

World Cup views from Tokyo, Group A/B: Egypt, Russia, Uruguay, Morocco and Spain Japan-based supporters of Group A and B teams fighting it out for the ultimate prize at the FIFA World Cup speak to The Japan Times.... Pubdate: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:31:29 +0900

Fans of Japan and East Asia are reinventing Orientalism with a friendlier face The Western entertainment industry presents a distorted image of Asia. But it also inspires hordes of fans to learn more.... Pubdate: Wed, 06 Jun 2018 19:50:44 +0900

Views from Tokyo: Do you read newspapers? How do you get your fix of daily news? As the media continues to struggle to adapt to the digital age, young people open up about how they consume news.... Pubdate: Wed, 06 Jun 2018 19:49:58 +0900

Left-behind dad’s last resort: Impeach Japan’s Supreme Court judges Dogged father in Hague Convention case shines a light on a check-and-balance on the judiciary that barely functions.... Pubdate: Sun, 03 Jun 2018 17:25:50 +0900

I want a divorce in Japan, but what about child custody and my mortgage? A reader writes in with a query about the all-too-familiar subject of divorce, along with a related question about his mortgage.... Pubdate: Sun, 03 Jun 2018 17:24:01 +0900

Oh happy day: a Kishu named Toji Toji was once "a real loner" and very difficult to be around, but with love and patience, he has now learned not only to trust ...... Pubdate: Sun, 03 Jun 2018 17:23:21 +0900

How about a study-abroad adventure in Europe? For Japanese students, continental EU universities offer high-quality courses often at lower prices than U.S. colleges.... Pubdate: Wed, 30 May 2018 18:30:59 +0900

Devilish Japanese TV drama makes a mockery of workplace rights In "Miss Devil," each firing has some deeper purpose that in the end benefits the hapless victim. The lesson boils down to "I know what's ...... Pubdate: Sun, 27 May 2018 19:20:40 +0900

Japan’s public policy is killing rural entrepreneurship While big-ticket tourism projects in Japan thrive, those involved in smaller-scale projects can feel starved of government support.... Pubdate: Sun, 27 May 2018 19:19:17 +0900

Once-timid cat Mintan finds a loving home in Tokyo Mintan — rescued with a badly infected leg that was just saved from amputation — has found a home with the Tatsuokas in Tokyo.... Pubdate: Sun, 27 May 2018 19:18:54 +0900

Why do the Japanese suck at learning English? It’s been said time and again: 日本人は英語がダメ (Nihonjin wa Eigo ga dame, The Japanese are terrible at English).In spite of the strong emphasis on 英語教育 ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 18:40:51 +0900

Criticism aimed at Japan over ocean plastic issue Environmental groups slam Japan and America’s failure to sign a G7 document setting targets for mitigating the increasingly serious problem of plastic waste in ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 23:38:59 +0900

Let’s discuss Airbnb and minpaku laws Just over a week before a new law for minpaku (private lodging services) goes into effect, the popular rental website Airbnb has dropped nearly 80 ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 18:37:22 +0900

Unforeseen detour leads back to Japan, dream job Name: Salem al-Marri Title: Country Manager, Japan, Emirates (since February 2018) URL: www.emirates.com DOB: July 27, 1980 Hometown: Dubai Working years in Japan: 3 Somehow, ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 19:07:12 +0900

Nintendo’s new game changers Nintendo's summer releases include a new look for "Pokemon" characters, an unusual sushi battle game and a tennis game that has already stood the test ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 18:00:57 +0900

Ready to send the children out to work? Perhaps one of the more innovative children's entertainment concepts, KidZania — which first launched in Mexico nearly 20 years ago — is a fictitious "city" ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 17:59:50 +0900

Day care centers in Japan need some help with soiled diapers For a country with a reputation for cleanliness and hygiene, Japan has taken waste disposal in an unsavory direction with parents usually being asked to ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 17:58:10 +0900

Haruka Kuroda: Taking advantage of stereotypes Best-known for her role voicing Noodle in Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett's virtual band Gorillaz, Haruka Kuroda has been working in the British entertainment industry ...... Pubdate: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:56:37 +0900

A new wave of chefs redefining Tokyo In "Tokyo New Wave," Andrea Fazzari has picked out 31 chefs she feels are defining Japan's contemporary restaurant scene.... Pubdate: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:55:07 +0900

A recipe for the rainy season: Umeboshi-simmered pork Beat the plum rains with ume nibuta, a versatile pork dish that will see you through June.... Pubdate: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:52:50 +0900

Bricolage Bread & Co.: Sourdough bread and tartines on the terrace It’s the smell that greets you first as you walk through the door at Bricolage Bread & Co.; the warm aroma of baking intermingled with ...... Pubdate: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:50:21 +0900

Nori-Temaki: A bold attempt to steal the onigiri crown Think of the nori-temaki (nori roll) as a cousin of the humble onigiri rice “ball” — but served in a cylindrical shape, rather than the ...... Pubdate: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:48:20 +0900

Meet summer head on with Coco’s limited-edition Pop Blue Soda kakigōri shaved ice The addition of popping candies on top of this Blue Hawaii and lemon-flavored kakigōri might not add much flavor-wise, but they are a treat to ...... Pubdate: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:44:30 +0900

Two wheels, not four, the best way to explore Okinawa Tokashiki Island has all the sun, sand and surf you'd expect from an island in Okinawa. But cycling around the island is another way to ...... Pubdate: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:55:43 +0900

Bicycles and buffalo on tiny Taketomi Island Take your time cycling through Taketomi Island, but don't pass on opportunities to fully experience its beaches, views and local cuisine.... Pubdate: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:54:07 +0900

Foreign cooks flocking to Japanese culinary schools amid boom in cuisine’s global popularity With Japanese food enjoying a global boom, culinary training institutes in Japan have seen a surge in foreign students eager to learn how to make ...... Pubdate: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:26:48 +0900

Sexual consent in Japanese: Making it crystal clear that no means no In a language where "no" can mean "yes" and vice versa, debate about sexual consent has had difficulty thriving.... Pubdate: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:40:34 +0900

Drawing conclusions in Japanese with ‘sore ja’ and moving things along with ‘sate’ Introducing two words — それじゃ and さて — that are used at the beginning of sentences.... Pubdate: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:39:52 +0900

The most harrowing story actress Ayame Misaki has to tell is her own Model-turned-actress Ayame Misaki has played a variety of roles over the past decade, including a soldier in “Attack on Titan” and a manipulative hostess in ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:01:57 +0900

Bridget Riley: The art world’s illusionist A very concise review of the Bridget Riley exhibition at the Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art, would be this: Barring those who are prone ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:00:26 +0900

‘The Museum of the King: French Modern Art & Surrealism from the Collection of the Yokohama Museum of Art’ June 23-Sept. 24On loan from the Yokohama Museum of Art, which is renowned for its extensive collection of international modern art, this selection of works ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:57:22 +0900

‘The Collection of the National Museum of Ethnology: Shell Road’ June 23-Sept. 2Shell work has been an important part of culture for various ethnic groups around the world, and dates back 70,000 to 100,000 years. ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:56:41 +0900

Rising Florida rapper XXXTentacion, 20, gunned down in apparent drive-by shooting Up-and-coming U.S. rapper XXXTentacion was shot dead near Miami on Monday, police said.The Broward County sheriff’s office said in a statement that an adult male ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:48:52 +0900

In Iraq, UNHCR envoy Angelina Jolie calls for focus on conflict prevention Hollywood star Angelina Jolie called Sunday for a larger focus on conflict prevention rather than responding to its repercussions, during a visit to Iraq with ...... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 06:30:29 +0900

SKE48’s Jurina Matsui wins first AKB48 popularity contest to include sister groups Jurina Matsui of SKE48, one of the AKB48 family of all-female idol groups, has taken the No. 1 spot in the franchise’s annual popularity contest, ...... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 18:13:43 +0900

Ken Watanabe: Japan’s flag-bearer in the world of entertainment Ahead of the opening of 'The King and I' in London on June 21, the award-winning actor calls on young Japanese to step outside their ...... Pubdate: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 23:10:24 +0900

The trials and tribulations of the self-published zine From the modern ukiyo-e prints of the Edo Period (1603-1868) to contemporary dōjinshi (self-published) fan comics, there has always been an outlet in Japan for ...... Pubdate: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:54:08 +0900

Danly’s ‘In the Shade of Spring Leaves’ brings writer Ichiyo Higuchi’s genius into the sun Hailed as a true poet and lauded for her humanistic perspective in depicting the seedy underside of the Meiji Restoration, the test of time puts ...... Pubdate: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:34:28 +0900

NY court nixes Trump appeal in ‘Apprentice’ contestant’s lawsuit New York state’s highest court on Thursday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest bid to avoid potentially having to answer questions under oath in a ...... Pubdate: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:59:38 +0900

New York Times, New Yorker get media’s Mirror Awards for Weinstein stories on heels of shared Pulitzer A journalism prize panel has once again paired the work of The New York Times and The New Yorker magazine on sexual harassment and abuse.Syracuse ...... Pubdate: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:58:01 +0900

Get ready for summer: Night pools, outdoor concerts and Pikachu armies You know when you go on YouTube — or Spotify, or Netflix — and you’re faced with so many options for entertainment that you don’t ...... Pubdate: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:59:02 +0900

Gorillaz to premiere new album at Tokyo show Gorillaz, the self-proclaimed “world’s most successful virtual act,” will grace Tokyo with a pair of concerts next week that will include the world premiere of ...... Pubdate: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:23:47 +0900

Actor Sylvester Stallone under probe for sexual assault U.S. prosecutors have launched a probe to determine whether film star Sylvester Stallone should be charged in connection with a sexual assault reported last year, ...... Pubdate: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:18:09 +0900

Police probe reports of elder abuse targeting Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee, 95 Los Angeles police are investigating reports of elder abuse against Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee.The investigation was revealed in a restraining order granted Wednesday against a ...... Pubdate: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:56:39 +0900

Juliette Binoche gets to see the ‘real’ Japan in ‘Vision’ “It’s so warm in here!” exclaims Juliette Binoche. “You know in (Michael) Haneke’s film, I have a scene where I kind of suffocate and I ...... Pubdate: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 18:50:17 +0900

‘Shoplifters’: Kore-eda’s Palme d’Or winner is an eloquent look at the human condition When a Japanese director wins the Palme d’Or — the highest award at the Cannes Film Festival, the film world’s equivalent of soccer’s World Cup ...... Pubdate: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:44:58 +0900

‘Batman Ninja’: The Caped Crusader’s Japan jaunt is a missed opportunity Following in the noble tradition of “Sharknado,” “Snakes on a Plane” and “Sex and the City 2,” this elaborately executed nonsense is the kind of ...... Pubdate: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:43:35 +0900

Reversing Japan’s demographic nosedive Many steps can be taken to boost the shrinking population.... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:10:43 +0900

Brace for quakes that can hit at any time, anywhere The Osaka quake should serve as yet another wake-up call for city administrators across the nation to review their preparedness for disasters.... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:09:10 +0900

What’s so good about Japan’s demography? The nation's labor force is shrinking, educated and dedicated — attributes that match the needs of a knowledge-based economy... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:08:17 +0900

Trump is losing the South China Sea Unless the U.S. adopts a stronger policy to contain Chinese expansionism there, the widely shared vision of a free, open, and democratic-led Indo-Pacific will give ...... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:07:26 +0900

A trade war will hit developing countries the hardest The effects of a global trade war would be felt everywhere, but especially in the world's poorest countries.... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:06:29 +0900

You can hate Putin but love the World Cup Russians and foreign visitors can get a closer look at each other, without the usual filters.... Pubdate: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:05:00 +0900

Beginning of the end to the 1953 regime? The post-Korean War framework that laid the foundation for the region's peace and prosperity may soon unravel.... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:35:42 +0900

A U.S-China trade war is just the start Pre-eminence in future industries are the stakes as the world's largest and second largest economies square off.... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:34:23 +0900

Japan’s way forward in a rudderless world The Singapore summit has left Tokyo in a difficult position.... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:33:55 +0900

Trump-Kim summit: A windfall for Beijing China's fear of losing North Korea to the Americans has receded.... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:32:48 +0900

Who’ll fill the global power vacuum Trumpism is creating? China? Russia? No one?... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:31:37 +0900

What Darwin and the Model T can teach Toyota Automakers are engaged in an evolutionary struggle, and only the fittest will survive.... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:30:17 +0900

Lies and the lying bureaucrats who tell them The current political situation characterized by the domination of the prime minister's office has ruined the pride of career bureaucrats.... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 17:00:45 +0900

Promote work-interval system to stop overwork Efforts to combat the overwork of corporate employees must not end with the introduction of a few new regulations.... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:59:19 +0900

The Kim-Trump summit: the good, the bad and the ugly Despite praise for last week's "unprecedented" summit, there were good reasons why previous U.S. administrations had refused multiple requests from North Korean leaders to meet.... Pubdate: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:58:30 +0900

Partisan electoral system reform The LDP's latest proposal for narrowing the vote-disparity gap prioritizes its own interests.... Pubdate: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 18:02:53 +0900

There’s a better answer than electric cars Promising emissions-reducing technology may make internal combustion engines more environmentally friendly than electric motors.... Pubdate: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 18:00:47 +0900

Trump delivers lessons for Japan on North Korea The main lesson for Japan from the Trump-Kim summit is that instead of relying on Washington it must directly engage North Korea.... Pubdate: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:45:47 +0900

Take steps to overcome economic headwinds Japan's policymakers must build shock absorbers to allow the economy to weather any global economic slowdown.... Pubdate: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:44:37 +0900

Why de-nuking the North is so difficult Full denuclearization may not even be possible.... Pubdate: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:43:32 +0900

Move forward on the abduction issue The government needs to devise a strategy for Japan to explore a settlement of the abductions issue while being proactively involved in the efforts to ...... Pubdate: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 19:03:32 +0900








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