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World News >> Japan

Olympics organizing committee casts doubt on plans to scrap three new venues
The heads of the committee said any changes would need fresh approval from the IOC and the governing bodies of the sports involved.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Court orders internet provider to disclose user details over Twitter photo abuse
Akira Oshima, 38, and his wife sought the disclosure after a photo of their daughter taken during a demonstration in August 2014 was attached to ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Tepco admits success of Fukushima ice wall still unknown
Whether the ¥35 billion gambit is working to block the inflow of groundwater remains unclear six months after it started freezing underground soil.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Toyosu missing-soil probe draws a blank on who changed plans and why
An inquiry into corner-cutting at a polluted site selected to become Tokyo’s main fish market has failed to identify who changed construction plans and why.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

‘Pokemon Go’ players deter suicides in Fukui
Another unintentional side effect of “Pokemon Go” fever has emerged — and it’s not in the form of traffic violations or accidents. Instead, the smartphone ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Kishida says Japan will not take extra steps on ‘comfort women’ issue
Japan does not believe it needs to do more to settle the issue of Korean “comfort women” over and above the deal already struck, Foreign ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Japan’s household spending remains weak in August despite low jobless rate
Household spending fell for the sixth straight month in August, reflecting weak consumer sentiment, though the unemployment rate remained low at 3.1 percent, up 0.1 ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Dinosaur footprint among largest on record found in Gobi Desert
Scientists have uncovered one of the largest-ever dinosaur footprints, measuring just over 1 meter in length and 0.77 m in width. The print was found ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Rosetta probe advanced our knowledge of solar system, now will spend eternity with comet
Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft, due to switch off Friday after a 12-year odyssey, carried 11 scientific instruments to sniff and photograph a comet from all angles. ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Nintendo to reboot classic Famicom game console
Hoping to turn golden oldies into silver, Nintendo Co. is to relaunch its hit Famicom gaming console, 33 years after the device first gripped the ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

New Jersey train crash raises PTC and many other familiar safety issues
The investigation into a New Jersey commuter train that hurtled into a station building Thursday raises many familiar issues from other crashes, including whether the ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Former U.S. finance chief Summers welcomes BOJ’s yield curve, inflation targets
The Bank of Japan’s decision to target the yield curve and allow consumer prices to overshoot its 2 percent goal are welcome steps in the ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Nissan issues compensation ultimatum as condition to proceed with U.K. investment
Nissan wants Britain to pledge compensation for any tax barriers resulting from its decision to leave the European Union or the automaker could scrap a ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

No margin for delay as starting pistol fired on Olympics stadium
The starting pistol has been fired on construction of the new National Stadium, less than four years before the Tokyo Olympics.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Man’s best friend? It may be genetic
If you think dogs are drawn to your winning personality then think again — the attraction may be genetic, according to a study released Thursday ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

With more than 80 dead, Kashmiris warn India over crackdown
Simmering anger over India’s crackdown on 10 weeks of protests in Kashmir risks drawing more young people to radical rebellion, demonstrators and security officials warn, ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Six railway operators launch English map for tourists
East Japan Railway Co. and Tokyo Metro Co. are among six railway operators that have created an English railway map to help tourists reach major ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

From bit actor ‘bum’ to managing $2.7 billion Japanese fund
Takahiro Kusakari went from being a self-described bum getting by on bit-part acting roles in Tokyo to calling the shots at a $2.7 billion stock ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Silicon Valley to Japan’s piecemeal startups: first global growth, then IPO
Trace the roots of most modern Japanese tech companies back far enough and there’s a good chance you’ll stumble across a little-known venture capital firm ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Tesla car being driven on Autopilot collides with bus on German expressway
Police in northern Germany say a Tesla being driven with its Autopilot system engaged collided with a bus on a highway. But Tesla says the ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

U.S. warns of exit from Russia talks amid Aleppo airstrikes, draws ‘terrorist’ rebuke from Moscow
The United States is “on the verge” of ending Syria talks with Russia in response to days of deadly attacks on Aleppo, Secretary of State ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

China warns Japan against ‘playing with fire’ in South China Sea
China has warned Japan that it is “playing with fire” in the South China Sea after Tokyo said it would step up engagement in the ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Risky gambit as Trump goes full-steam ahead, hits Hillary with Bill’s infidelities
Donald Trump says he took the moral high ground at the first presidential debate by not mentioning the infidelities of former President Bill Clinton. But ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Police suspect inside job in fatal drip poisonings at Yokohama hospital
Police increasingly suspect that the killing of two patients at a hospital in Yokohama may have been conducted by a person connected with the facility ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Injured driver cooperating in probe of fatal N.J. rush-hour train crash into station
The driver of the commuter train that ploughed into a station in New Jersey Thursday is being treated for serious injuries and is cooperating with ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

U.K. royal kids make rare party showing in Victoria, balloons and all
Princess Charlotte took her first steps in public on Thursday as she and brother Prince George played in a children’s party with Prince William and ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Canada edges Team Europe to capture World Cup
Canada was not the best team on the ice until it mattered. Down two goals with 3 minutes left, the high-powered Canadians kicked it up ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians at White House
Relatives of Jesse Owens and America’s 17 other black athletes from the 1936 Olympics were welcomed to the White House on Thursday by President Barack ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Green shines as Bengals smother Dolphins
For most of the game, A.J. Green piled up more yards than the entire Miami Dolphins offense in a virtuoso performance. As an encore, he ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Allardyce’s actions unwise, but not exactly crime of the century
The after-dinner drinks and conversation were in full flow. Sam Allardyce, then manager of Sunderland, was holding court and half a dozen football correspondents hung ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Rooney back in action in Man United victory
Wayne Rooney finally made a difference for Manchester United this season, setting up Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s goal two minutes after coming off the bench to beat ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Rome’s city council votes to terminate 2024 Olympic bid
As far as city leaders are concerned, Rome’s bid for the 2024 Olympics is finished. The city council voted in favor of scrapping the bid ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

BayStars, fans give Miura emotional send-off in final start of 25-year career
Daisuke Miura didn’t get a fairy tale ending. Instead, Hama no Bancho (Boss of Yokohama) went out fighting; grinding for every last out in a ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Halilhodzic brushes aside criticism, names 26-man squad
Japan manager Vahid Halilhodzic on Thursday shot back at critics who accuse him of making excuses for his team’s poor start to its World Cup ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Beckham provides support to quake-hit Kumamoto U-16 players
David Beckham handed out signed soccer balls Thursday to the players of an under-16 select team from Kumamoto Prefecture, which was hit by two huge ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Ramirez praises retiring BayStars pitcher Miura’s professionalism
To borrow the words of his manager, retiring star pitcher Daisuke Miura was a “professional player.” That’s how BayStars manager Alex Ramirez described the Yokohama ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Allardyce admits to ‘judgment’ error in England farce
Sam Allardyce admitted an “error of judgment” on Wednesday after his one-game career as England manager came to a humiliating end following controversial comments made ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Rose appeals ban to Baseball Hall of Fame
Pete Rose is appealing directly to baseball’s Hall of Fame to restore his eligibility, arguing the lifetime ban he agreed to in 1989 was never ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Red Sox wrap up AL East division crown
Even though they let a win get away Wednesday night, the Boston Red Sox locked up something more important. And as far as they were ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Texans place star DE J.J. Watt on injured reserve
J.J. Watt is out until at least December and could miss the rest of the season with an injured back, leaving the Texans searching for ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Otani’s legend grows with PL pennant-clinching win
Shohei Otani was sublime on Wednesday night. He was dazzling, superb, resplendent. He was all that and more, almost more than there are adjectives to ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Marlins bid emotional farewell to Fernandez
Somber Miami Marlins players and personnel escorted a hearse carrying the body of star pitcher Jose Fernandez from the team’s ballpark Wednesday, as the farewell ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Otani fans 15 in shutout as Fighters clinch Pacific League pennant
Ace pitcher Shohei Otani struck out 15 in a one-hitter and Brandon Laird homered as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters clinched the Pacific League pennant ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Renho nationality furor exposes Japan’s deeply embedded gender bias
Decades after her birth, Renho is still being punished for having a Japanese parent who was female, not male.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Medecins Sans Frontieres Japan calls for end to deadly attacks on hospitals
MSF Japan has launched a campaign, "Don't Attack Hospitals," as well a petition asking for the people of Japan to support MSF in their advocacy ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Sagamihara massacre begs question: Do we want a society that only values usefulness?
The twisted thinking behind Japan's worst postwar massacre may have its roots in the way the modern world teaches us to judge the worth of ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

If you don’t feel accepted in Japan, join the far-from-exclusive club
If you feel you've never been accepted in Japan, then welcome to the club: Many Japanese people don't feel accepted here either.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Caramel the golden retriever finds a family in Tokyo
First featured here in January, Caramel has now found a home with the Miyazaki family of Tokyo.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Appearances can be deceiving
Are those Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's children, or are some of them adopted?
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Body image and the foreign female in Japan: survey shows frustration with one-size-fits-all thinking
Survey of nearly 600 women reveals that many feel society places pressure on them to meet narrow Japanese definition of beauty.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Londoner finds her voice on the Tokyo stage
Originally setting out to be a Japanese voice actress, Reina has arrived at a destination she had not foreseen, a place where outside voices are ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

‘Same work, same pay’ principle doesn’t stop at 60
Those doing the same work under the same conditions and with the same responsibilities should not be treated unfairly just because they are over 60 ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Why not me?: Komatsu the cat is still waiting for a home
Past the kitten-cute age, a bit shy and without the best sense of timing, Komatsu "never quite learned that it's the outgoing cats that get ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

When Japanese is English
"I can't make it tomorrow. I have an English lesson."
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Japan’s dual citizens get a tacit nod but keep their status in the shadows
Is the "don't ask, don't tell" status quo the ideal situation for a country that tends to be reflexively conservative on issues of race and ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Views from Tokyo: What are your thoughts on the new biracial Miss Japan?
Japanese citizens of various backgrounds speak about the victory by Priyanka Yoshikawa, born to an Indian father and a Japanese mother, in the Miss World ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Five years on from 3/11, dog named Beach seeks a foster home
In what is a first for The Japan Times ARK listing, this week features a dog in need not of adoption but a foster home.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Hands on head
I saw a woman with her hand on her head in the rain this morning.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Surviving Japan on an international student’s budget
Current and former international students in the capital share some of their experiences and offer advice that might help incoming students save some yen.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Views from Tokyo: What were your highlights from the Rio Olympics?
People out and about in the capital offer their views on the best of the 2016 Summer Games.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Crowd-pleaser: a cat named Parco
Parco is the epitome of chill, with a relaxing laid-back attitude that is downright fetching.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

JBC marks 100 columns and a million page views
Column has been shining a critical light on issues affecting Japan's foreign residents since 2008.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

For elderly residents, city life doesn’t get old
The government in Japan is facing an immediate demographic crisis with regards to seniors, whose numbers relative to the general population are increasing rapidly. One ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Slow coach
You're walking too fast.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Sushi crimes: How Japan polices its culinary traditions
“This is the best sushi you’ll find in LA,” says a suavely dressed man to his date, as they swoon over a table laden with ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Celaravird: Edible works of art from an adventurous chef
Dinner at Celaravird runs to a strict schedule. At 6:30 p.m., guests start to converge on the restaurant. Some climb out of taxis; others make ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Okayu: The Japanese alternative to porridge
The thick rice porridge known as okayu has been eaten in Japan for around 1,000 years. However, the early versions were less watery — it ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Meating at Anis: Monthly gatherings for carnivore connoisseurs
Nobody in Tokyo cooks meat like Susumu Shimizu. Whether it’s beef, pork, lamb or poultry, he prepares it all over a plancha — basically a ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Chewy treats that taste like barbecued guts aren’t as bad as they sound
It was a bit disconcerting seeing chewy horumon (innard) treats stocked in the sweets section at my local FamilyMart. But this convenience store-only offering (¥168) ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

‘Hospital’ for stuffed toys is bursting at the seams
When Seiko Kita took her 3-year-old to an Osaka hospital for treatment of injuries, including damage to her ears and other body parts, she never ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Delightful and delicious Xmas treats; enjoying chestnut-flavored treats; ring in the new year in style
Delightful and delicious Xmas treats The Palace Hotel Tokyo will offer Christmas cakes and treats during the holiday season this year. Sweets & Deli, on ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Tochigi ramen voted Japan’s best highway rest area food
Yuzushio ramen, a speciality from Tochigi Prefecture, won top prize in the country’s first contest of dishes served up at the nation’s michi no eki ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Wikipedia ‘deep dives’ can help re-create the joys and pains of Japanese-language immersion
You can use Japanese Wikipedia to recreate the mental anguish of language immersion — of encountering a truly alien topic and being forced to reckon ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

A lesson on not only ‘bakari ka’ for emphasis but also ‘bakari ni’ for concern
Following on from last week, introducing more phrases using the particle of emphasis ばかり, meaning only/always/merely.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Giant panda is no longer endangered but still vulnerable
The giant panda is off the endangered list thanks to decades of aggressive conservation efforts.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Let’s discuss anime and manga tourism
Anime and manga will play a bigger role in promoting tourism across Japan under an initiative to make better use of the nation's pop culture.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Shizuoka: Where writers go to hide from the world
Ask a Japanese person which part of Japan they most associate with writer Lafcadio Hearn and they are likely to instantly respond: Matsue, a seaside ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Hiroshi Sambuichi: The nature of architecture
What is most remarkable about Hiroshi Sambuichi’s work is the sensation of air and wind movement that the shapes of the architect’s buildings encourage. The ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

From the latest in virtual reality to a nostalgic return to 2-D
Virtual Reality gets real Virtual Reality is proving to be the next big thing in gaming, taking players into game environments like never before. Sony ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Eats shoots, rarely breeds: Pandas still at risk
The giant panda may have been taken off the endangered species list, but the emblematic black and white bear still faces a plethora of risks, ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Tasmanian devils pull back from brink of extinction
Their numbers decimated by a vicious facial cancer, Tasmanian devils seem to be pulling back from the brink of extinction through lightning-fast genetic evolution, astonished ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Multimedia producer Randall Murchison: ‘Remain thankful for whatever makes you wiser’
Media coordinator on balancing art and industry.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Craft beer in Shinjuku: Finding gruit and gueze among the glitz and grime
Shinjuku is, in many ways, the center of Japan. It’s the seat of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, home to the busiest train station in the ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

The Panhead’s Heaven Saloon: Gigantic burgers fit for a biker
We need to talk about calories. They are, in the words of “Panmas” — the avuncular owner and chef at The Panhead’s Heaven Saloon — ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Yasutaka Nakata crafts a music festival in his own digi-pop image
Yasutaka Nakata’s schedule tonight is packed. He’s being photographed by a Japanese magazine in a basement studio after 10 p.m. on a Friday, and it’s ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Oliver Heldens comes to Japan ready for clubbing and sushi
Few 21 year olds can hope to experience the sort of summer Oliver Heldens had in 2016. The Dutch producer and DJ spent the warmer ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

When it comes to the Beatles, we’ll never let it be
The Beatles’ career as a live band came to a — literally — screeching halt in August 1966, when on their final American tour, the ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

‘Harmonium’: Dangerously good family drama
The films of Koji Fukada have long wrapped ambitious themes in deceptively unassuming genre packages. His 2011 international breakout “Hospitalite” (“Kantai”) begins as a quirky ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

‘Sully’: Ditching the plane to save lives
For a while I thought Harrison Ford should run for U.S. president, but now I’m convinced Tom Hanks is the one, with Clint Eastwood as ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’: The undead can’t liven up a classic
Arriving just in time to miss peak steampunk by a year or two is “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” a one-joke movie that is itself ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Shep Gordon lives life like a movie
Behind every star, you can be sure there’s a schmoozing, shouting manager who got them where they are. It’s not a profession noted for its ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Munby’s ‘Crucible’ speaks to societies built on fear
“When the opportunity came to work at Theatre Cocoon in Tokyo, I was so excited about the great dramatist Yukio Ninagawa being the artistic director ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Noh’s drum pair keep it in the family
Japan’s musical dance-theater form known as noh was honed to its sublime simplicity in the 14th century by a father and son named Kan’ami and ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Ishinha set for stunning final show
Performing on deserted beaches and in villages, temples, dockland warehouses and urban railyards, few theater companies can have traversed the range of landscapes and settings ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Animated film ‘Your Name.’ taking nation by storm
The animated film “Your Name.” is taking Japan by storm, with its box office revenues surpassing the ¥10 billion ($99 million) mark in just 28 ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Will Hikaru Utada’s new album ‘Fantome’ change the rules of modern J-pop?
"As trends fade into the cultural rearview mirror, Hikaru Utada is a prime candidate to bring back what J-pop has lost in her absence: relatability.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Is this the first great Tokyo novel by a non-Japanese writer?
Non-Japanese have written great books about Japan. Almost all of these masterpieces are nonfiction: essays, memoirs, monographs, histories, travel books. One might place, for example, ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches: Basho’s enduring collection of poetry and travel writing
With only a few words, a Haiku master can paint a picture so vivid it’s as if the reader is standing beside them — great ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

The epic Japanese fantasy ‘Tale of Shikanoko’ comes to a bloody close
The final installment of Lian Hearn’s “The Tale of Shikanoko” series delivers on the promise of the previous three books, tying up loose ends and ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Film about selfless woman who helps orphans takes top spot in North Korean festival
And the envelope, please! The Pyongyang International Film Festival wrapped up Friday with top honors going to — wait for it — a domestically produced ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

With levity, Obama awards arts medals to Mel Brooks, Audra McDonald, Berry Gordy
President Barack Obama awarded 24 American giants of the arts and humanities with medals on Thursday, lauding their accomplishments — and sharing some laughs. Comedian ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Mia Farrow’s paraplegic son Thaddeus, 27, died of self-inflicted gunshot wound: medical examiner
The 27-year-old, paraplegic son of actress Mia Farrow fatally shot himself in the torso before being found in his vehicle along a Connecticut road, the ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Yokohama hospital murders
Hospitals aren't always the safe places we hope they are, and greater security measures must be put in place.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Holding Pakistan to account
Pakistan's military must be brought under full civilian control and its links to all Islamist militants — including those directed against India and nurtured as ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Europe must act in Aleppo because it can
Will Europe surrender what remains of its soul in Aleppo, or will it stop the killing?
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Thai monarchy could be heading for a crisis
The Thai monarchy is ill-prepared to cope with the uncertainties that will accompany the next king.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Toyosu market debacle
Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike must identify the people who made the decision to deviate from a plan aimed at eliminating the effects of toxic materials ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

How to debunk the U.S. presidential debates
Candidates engage in public debates to sell themselves. Viewers should question everything that's said — and not said as well.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Trump beat the spread
Far more experienced at debate, Hillary Clinton should have knocked out Donald Trump but he suffered little damage.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Buckle down for more wars if Clinton wins
What makes Hillary Clinton so dangerous is her advocacy of U.S. military dominance around the globe.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

An unnerving debate in the U.S.
Hillary Clinton has offered what the world expects from a U.S. president. We hope American voters appreciate that fact.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Japanese society deteriorating
Tolerance of discrimination is the hallmark of a troubled society.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Why is the U.S. presidential race so close?
Many people around the world are probably wondering why Hillary Clinton — who is obviously more prepared and better suited for the U.S. presidency than ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Syria’s civil war and the bias in Western media
Is there one standard of morality for our friends and another for those we choose to demonize?
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Behind Xi’s Senkaku moves
Domestic political considerations play a major role in Chinese President Xi Jinping's Senkaku Islands policy.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Polarization in regional land prices
A gap is growing in land prices between the four major regional cities of Sapporo, Sendai, Hiroshima and Fukuoka, and the rest of the regional ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

‘No refuge could save the hireling and slave’
Is the U.S. national anthem racist or are the lyrics of the third stanza merely misunderstood?
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Can robots save the BOJ?
Techno-optimist Shinzo Abe should be pushing reforms and a startup boom rather than more easy money.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Life in the shadow of North Korea
The one place in the world that's not on edge about North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's increasingly scary militarism is South Korea.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Next secretary-general: no charisma required
People with strong opinions and a record of taking decisive action don't become U.N. secretary-generals.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Trump’s strengths didn’t help him this time
In Monday night's presidential debate, Donald Trump failed to convince doubters he's qualified to become president.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

Human genome editing
Given the potential benefits and risks of genome editing, the government should develop strict rules to regulate the technique.
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

The deeper meaning of the Emperor’s video message
The main theme of Emperor Akihito's August message to the nation was not about abdication but succession of the postwar regime — which is synonymous ...
09/30/2016 - 07:41 AM

 

 

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