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World News >> Japan

Democratic Party chief Okada won’t seek re-election: source
DP chief Katsuya Okada has decided not to run in the party’s leadership race, a decision apparently made to take responsibility for their poor election ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Clinton campaign’s computer network also hacked during cyberattack on Democrats
an Francisco A computer network used by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign was hacked as part of a broad cyberattack on Democratic organizations, people ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Ministry to draw up security guidelines for care facilities following Sagamihara rampage
The welfare ministry will draw up guidelines to improve security at care facilities in the wake of Tuesday’s deadly knife rampage that killed 19 people ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Tochigi toddler dies after forgetful father leaves him in hot car all day
A 2-year-old boy in Tochigi Prefecture died after his father forgot to drop him off at day care, leaving him in the car for ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Former Brazilian President Silva to stand trial for allegedly obstructing corruption investigation
A Brazilian judge has accepted charges against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for allegedly obstructing a corruption investigation involving state-run oil giant Petrobras, ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Athletes arriving in Rio fret over lack of ‘Pokemon Go’
So the plumbing and electricity in the athletes’ village took several days to fix. Who cares? But no “Pokemon Go”? That’s an outrage! If there ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

U.S. worries Russia humanitarian operation in Syria may be ‘ruse’
The United States is trying to determine whether a Russian plan for a humanitarian operation in Syria is sincere, Secretary of State John Kerry said ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Pope Francis visits Auschwitz, meets survivors, begs God to forgive ‘so much cruelty’
Choosing silence to convey his sorrow, Pope Francis visited the former Nazi death factory at Auschwitz and Birkenau on Friday, meeting with concentration camp survivors ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Kuroda leads BOJ to a policy crossroads
After more than three years of pumping out cheap money that has failed to secure its inflation target, the Bank of Japan has signaled a ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Apparent Chinese hackers vandalize flight displays, PA systems at Vietnam’s two main airports
Screens displaying flight information and the public address system at Vietnam’s two major airports were hacked with derogatory messages against Vietnam and the Philippines in ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

U.S. reiterates plan to return Okinawa land in bid to ease anger over bases
The U.S. military said Friday it plans to return 4,000 hectares of land in Okinawa to Japan in an apparent attempt to ease local anger.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Vatican considers visit to Japan by Pope Francis next year
The Vatican will consider a visit to Japan by Pope Francis next year, Antoine Camilleri, the Vatican’s undersecretary for relations with states, said Thursday. Camilleri ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Bikini-clad Swedish cop makes arrest while sunbathing
She was off duty and wearing a bikini, but that didn’t stop Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner from catching a suspected thief. A photo of ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Russia has motive, capability for U.S. email hack but players remain unclear
The Kremlin says it had zero involvement in the hacking of the Democratic Party’s email system while U.S. officials say the hack originated in Russia. ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Florida resists federal help in investigating Zika outbreak
Florida, the first state to report the arrival of Zika in the continental United States, has yet to invite a dedicated team of the federal ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Trump’s ideas on a new ‘reset’ with Russia alarm allies, experts
Donald Trump’s flurry of offhand remarks and abrupt zingers on Russia — praising Vladimir Putin, dismissing NATO — have jolted the world, not to mention ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

A decade after its founding, WikiLeaks is alienating even its friends
It has been 10 years since Julian Assange founded WikiLeaks, the website that has gone on to serve as the world’s most prominent digital repository ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Thai police arrest alleged Japanese stock market manipulator after almost decade on the run
A Japanese lawyer whom police say altered his appearance through plastic surgery to escape arrest for an alleged stock share manipulation scheme more than a ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Chance of Japan becoming terrorist target cannot be ruled out: police
The National Police Agency said Friday that it cannot rule out the possibility of Japan becoming a target of terrorist attacks at a time when ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Clinton accepts nomination, pledges progress and a steady hand at ‘moment of reckoning’
Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, steeled for the challenges of a volatile world ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Emperor may speak publicly about his future as early as Aug. 8, sources say
The remarks could be aired live on television, but are likely to avoid reference to abdication.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Pension giant GPIF confirms it lost ¥5.3 trillion on stock market bets in ’15
The decline in global markets spelled bad news for its controversial shift from Japanese government bonds to equities.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

BOJ eases further, signals policy review as inflation target eludes
The central bank expanded stimulus by doubling its purchases of exchange-traded funds, yielding to pressure from the government and financial markets for action.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Lesser-known candidates in the Tokyo gubernatorial race make their case
After largely being overlooked and receiving scant media coverage, 15 lesser-known candidates in Sunday’s Tokyo gubernatorial election had a last chance on Friday to make ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Father of knife-attack victim describes anger over incident
The father of a 45-year-old woman severely injured in Tuesday’s deadly knife attack at a care facility for people with disabilities has described his deep ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Inside Hitachi’s growth machine: tubes, patents and petri dishes
With its network of tubes and petri dishes, Hitachi Ltd.’s latest gizmo may look more like a mini laboratory inside a refrigerator than the growth ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Ichiro’s bid for 3,000 stalled
The milestone hit will be celebrated another day. Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki went 0-for-4 to remain at 2,998 career hits in the major leagues. ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

IOC’s decision on Russia a disgrace
The IOC has exposed itself as a toothless tiger. The Olympics’ global governing body showed it lacked the moral fortitude and backbone to take a ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Former BayStars infielder Gurriel gets opportunity to pursue dream with Astros
Good luck to the Houston Astros on acquiring Cuban star player Yulieski Gurriel. The American League club signed the 32-year-old infielder earlier this month and, ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Nishikori makes Toronto semis
Third-seeded Kei Nishikori defeated Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup, setting up a match against world ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Wade reflects on move to Bulls
When Dwyane Wade was a free agent in 2010, he got a Chicago Bulls jersey when he met with his hometown team. He took it ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Ex-Wolverines set for Japan debut
Like most other American players, quarterback Devin Gardner and wide receiver Jeremy Gallon had no idea that football was even played there. Now, the two ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Schweinsteiger bows out of duty with national team
Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger announced Friday that he is retiring from international soccer after making 120 appearances over 12 years. “I have just asked the ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Veteran mainstays guide Giants past Swallows
For one night, it almost felt like old times for the Yomiuri Giants. Shinnosuke Abe and Hayato Sakamoto were hitting home runs and Tetsuya Utsumi ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Uganda’s haunted Olympic hero
When Stephen Kiprotich won the marathon gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, celebrations reverberated throughout Uganda. The outpouring of joy brought back memories of ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Walker takes lead with 65 at stifling PGA
A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse two weeks ago at the British Open, when he stayed in what was ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Jefferson re-signs with Cavaliers for two years
Richard Jefferson’s planned retirement didn’t last long. The valuable veteran forward, who played a critical role in Cleveland winning an NBA championship this season, re-signed ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Ichiro raps 2,998th hit
Ichiro Suzuki received a standing ovation stepping to the plate as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning Thursday, and when he doubled, the cheering ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Nishikori reaches Rogers Cup quarterfinals
World No. 6 Kei Nishikori powered past American Rajeev Ram on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-4 victory to advance to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals. Nishikori, ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

What to expect when applying for college overseas
In a few weeks, my daughter, an American-Japanese dual national born, raised and mostly educated in Japanese in Japan, will begin her first year of ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

A week’s worth of questions about paid leave
This month, a week of questions about paid leave. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the issue, and their answers.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Cruel wind of circumstance blows islanders’ plans off course
The story of how one small accident heralded the abrupt end of a seafaring lineage.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Pin-up girl: Pickles the pointer mix
Pickles, an 8-year-old pointer mix, was taken in when she was found wandering the streets alone.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Creature from the deep
I hate seaweed.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Eiken broadens language tests to address criticisms
As the Eiken Foundation tries to meet the demands of a growing number of test-takers, what do students, parents and teachers make of the tests?
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Readers’ letters: Rote learning, vocab and Eiken’s aims
Some readers' responses to last month's article by Hans Karlsson, "Is the Eiken doing Japan's English learners more harm than good?"
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Views from Gifu: Now Abe has the numbers, is it time to tweak the Constitution?
People have their say on whether Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should push for constitutional revision now that he has the numbers in both houses of ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Feeling despair from a distance as black lives taken
Are Americans of color safer in Japan than in the U.S.? Probably, but that doesn't shield us from feeling pain and despair about injustices in ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Getting a renter to budge can require patience
Do I have any chance at all of having the tenants removed from my property, or do I have to wait until they decide to ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Fluffy pick-me-up: Dog Blewit is nothing to sniff at
No one gave Blewit so much as a glance before he was rescued from a filthy hellhole of a place he shared with some 30 ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Manic Monday
I've never seen so many people in such a hurry to get to work.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Shadow of surveillance looms over Japan’s Muslims
Six years after leak that revealed the scope of the government's profiling and spying program, community still feels under siege.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Views from Kyoto: What does the future hold for hemp in Japan?
Attendees at the International Hemp Forum, which was held at the Kyoto International Convention Center earlier this month, speak about their hopes for hemp in ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Ailing parents outside of Japan can end up dividing families
Care for a sick or elderly parent is an issue that many adult sons and daughters will have to confront sooner or later. What about ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Cool Cuke: a handsome cat named Cucumber
Life has given Cucumber a bit of a runaround. He lost his home to a fire when he was just a year old. He found ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Japan’s discriminatory koseki registry system looks ever more outdated
Once part of a panopticon-like system in which everyone would feel that they were being monitored but could also participate in the monitoring process, the ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

It might get loud
I think I heard a man sneeze from a block away the other day.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Tokyo is squandering resources on its 2020 Olympic English drive
Misguided training program appears to be aimed at turning city workers into unlicensed tour guides.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Views from Tokyo: What do you think about the ‘Brexit,’ and how might it affect the future?
Young people have their say on the "Brexit" referendum, in which a slim majority of British voters opted for the U.K. to leave the European ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Western media cherry-pick facts and phalli to fit the ‘no vagina’ narrative in Japan
In Western media coverage of Megumi Igarashi's case, a commonly expressed view has been that Japanese society suppresses vaginal art while celebrating all that is ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

‘Kioke': The secret ingredient of soy sauce
Shodoshima, the largest island in the Seto Inland Sea, is not only covered in thousands of olive trees, it also holds half of Japan’s remaining ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Juliett: Australian ‘wagyu’ for Japan’s Muslim community
Although Juliett has an Australian flag displayed in the window, it doesn’t initially seem to have much to do with the land down south. Instead, ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

The American chef bringing Kyoto ‘kaiseki’ to Tokyo
Culinary collaborations are commonplace these days, with chefs flying halfway around the world for one-off events far from their home kitchens. This exciting cross-fertilization of ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Tokyu Hands goes diving for its new range of summertime desserts
Tokyu Hands’ Ikebukuro outpost is offering some deep-sea desserts until Aug. 23. Its “Aquarium Sweets” series features 16 unique cakes, each shaped to look like ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

A delicious slice of Hokkaido; summer disco night 2016; stylish afternoon tea and sweets
A delicious slice of Hokkaido The new Towers modern bistro at The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo will offer from Aug. 2 to 31 a Hokkaido promotion course ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Osaka cat lover’s paradise seeks to find homes for rescued strays
A cat lover’s paradise has opened in Osaka’s Shinsaibashi commercial district, housing cat-themed shops and cafes as well as a space for visitors to interact ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Better to holiday at home than endure a resort during the Japanese summer
In the late-capitalist scheme of things, the Japanese resort probably makes sense. But speaking as a reformed resort junkie, I believe we can do better.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Going from A to Z with ‘no ho ga’ and ‘made’
Tōkyō-kara Fukuoka-made iku-niwa, hikōki-to shinkansen, dochira-ga ii-deshō-ka. (Is it better to go from Tokyo to Fukuoka by plane or shinkansen?) Situation 1: Office trainee Adam ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Sashihara wins AKB48 general election
About 30,000 people packed a baseball stadium in Niigata for the annual event to announce the most popular members of the AKB48 family of all-female ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Looking at vocabulary in the runup to ‘Pokemon Go’
"Pokemon Go" fans in Japan are vexed by the wait for the popular game.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Is the eel industry on the slippery slope to extinction?
Dwindling domestic population threatens a centuries-old tradition.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Wandering the ‘real Japan': Following the far-north footsteps of Alan Booth
Renowned travel writer Bruce Chatwin believed passionately in the importance of walking in the wild. The problems of humanity, he contended, were borne out of ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Tokyo hotels invite guests to live in the lap of luxury
Two domestic hotel operators are shaking up competition in Tokyo’s luxury accommodation market by attempting to make their new properties more inviting for inbound visitors. ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Eat like a cute, round pink Nintendo character called Kirby
Japan is going crazy over the release of “Pokemon Go,” which hit the U.S. and Australia before finally reaching Pokemon’s actual birthplace on July 22. ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

BitSummit reveals the reach of indie games
BitSummit, the independent game festival annually held in Kyoto, has grown rapidly in the four years since it went from being an idea in founder ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Baker Ian Gibbins: ‘New experiences open new opportunities’
Owner of British deli and bakery on preserves and cold pork pies.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Tokyo serves up some frozen delights
Ice cream and gelato has been the go-to for cooling refreshments for centuries, evolving from the Romans eating fruit-juice flavored snow to the vanilla, chocolate ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Heady craft beer in Tokyo’s ‘Little Paris’
French accordion music is floating out from lamp-post speakers as people crowd into the narrow strips of shade on either side of a street in ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Fukushima Mori: Slow ‘kaiseki’ beside a minimal rock garden
I’m seated at one end of a wooden counter, hewn from the dark wood of a bubinga tree and streaked with hues of purple and ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Bahnhof: Specialty coffee, crafted by certified ‘meisters’
One of the first and only sentences I mastered in three years of (not) learning German was “Wo ist der Bahnhof?” (“Where is the station?”) ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Babymetal, Beck and Boredoms bring strong sets to Fuji Rock’s 20th birthday bash
“This is Fuji Rock No. 20,” said Beck Hansen, lounging against the drum kit at the end of his hit-laden Saturday night set at this ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

‘Kidnap Tour'; ‘Takeshi’s How to Look at Japan'; Y! Mobile
Now that school is out summer is officially here, and NHK celebrates with a dramatization of Mitsuyo Tsunoda’s novel, “Kidnap Tour” (NHK-G, Tues., 7:30 p.m.). ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Cancer claims famed pianist Hiroko Nakamura, 72
Noted Japanese pianist Hiroko Nakamura, a prizewinner at the prestigious International Chopin Piano Competition, died of bowel cancer at her Tokyo home Tuesday. She was ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Our favorite monster returns to terrorize Japan in ‘Shin Godzilla’
After 12 years in storage (or on Monster Island) a Japanese Godzilla is roaring again. Toho film studios has revived the world’s favorite atomic-breathed monster ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Crowdfunding offers freedom to filmmakers
It’s not easy making indie movies in Japan. The big studios only want commercial projects with proven fan appeal, usually based on hit manga, novels ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

‘The Dork, the Girl and the Douchebag': The hard-hitting brutality of gang life
Some filmmakers will go to any end for their art. Werner Herzog notoriously put cast and crew through hell in the making of “Fitzcarraldo” (1982) ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

‘A Walk in the Woods': Trekking up the path to friendship
Everyone needs to go for a walk — if only to clear their minds and get their circulation going. Reese Witherspoon walked 1,610 kilometers on ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

‘Dope': It’s hard to kick the stereotyping habit
Growing up black in America inevitably means dealing with the stereotypes that the majority (white) culture places on you, and more than a few films ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Haruki Kadokawa: The man who helped save Japan’s film industry
When publisher, producer, director and showman Haruki Kadokawa was at his controversial peak in the 1970s and ’80s, the idea of a festival dedicated to ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

‘Dragon Quest’ show pulls its audiences into the action
For gamers and lovers of sheer theatrical spectacle alike, the summer’s hottest ticket seems sure to be for “Dragon Quest Live Spectacle Tour,” whose 40 ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Butoh for kids has fun with ‘birthday suit’ tale
“Gloomy,” “eerie,” “vulgar,” “avant-garde” and “conceptual” are adjectives often used to describe butoh, the genre of Japanese modern dance started in 1959 by Tatsumi Hishikata ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

The Kabukiza’s special August season of short plays looks set to be a scorcher
Kabuki never used to be performed in August at the Kabukiza Theatre in Tokyo, but in 1990 two of its late, great actors, Nakamura Kanzaburo ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Keigo Oyamada sees U.S. ‘Fantasma’ tour as a good warm-up to new Cornelius material
Hikaru Utada’s “First Love” may have sold more copies, but it’s hard to think of a Japanese album from the 1990s that has endured like ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Yumi Ito of The Peanuts was a muse to both moth and men
I learned of the death of Yumi Ito, the last remaining member of 1960s pop duo The Peanuts, while battling a giant moth that had ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Review: Birdy at Billboard Live Tokyo
Jasmine van den Bogaerde, better known by her stage name, Birdy, kicked off her Beautiful Lies tour of Asia on July 20 at Billboard Live ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Bushido: The samurai code goes to war
In a scene from the 1957 film “The Bridge on the River Kwai,” a haughty British Col. in a prisoner-of-war camp confronts the camp’s Japanese ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

‘The Maid': A mind reader probes the intimate thoughts of her employers
In Japan, true feelings (known as honne) are often hidden behind the mask of a false front (tatemae). So the comic potential of a mind-reading ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

‘For Dignity, Justice, and Revolution': Voices from Japan’s prewar labor movement
In 2008, a previously obscure novella by Takiji Kobayashi entered the best-seller lists in Japan. “The Cannery Boat,” a tale of worker exploitation originally published ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

20th Fuji Rock kicks off with a bang
Day one of Fuji Rock Festival 2016 is finished. The weather was great, and so were the two main acts on the Green Stage, Sigur ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

New documentary on Tsukiji fish market captures essence of nation’s ‘lively kitchen’
Ever since he visited Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market for the first time in 2012, movie director Naotaro Endo has been intrigued by the place often ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Plastic waste turning seas toxic
The government and consumers alike must do everything they can to stop polluting the world's oceans with plastic waste.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Plastic waste turning seas toxic
The government and consumers alike must do everything they can to stop polluting the world's oceans with plastic waste.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Global warming and the death of World Heritage sites
As climate change grows worse, influential institutions like the World Heritage Committee must take a stand against the toxic legacy of dependence on coal and ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Dispute over HPV vaccinations
The controversy over HPV vaccinations highlights the need for Japan to develop a better research mechanism for drug side effects.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

New Delhi’s imperative after the South China Sea ruling
The South China Sea issue gives India has an opportunity to underscore its credentials as a responsible global power.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Terror, terror on the wall, who’s the biggest of all?
The word "terrorist" can and should be applied to a wider range of killers.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

A brutal majority in Kashmir and elsewhere
The rise of a rabid majoritarianism is part of a larger rejection of politics based on reason and dialogue.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Trump’s troubling Russian ties
Donald Trump should provide more transparency about the nature of his financial dealings and interests in Russia.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

How Trump could start a war with Russia
In his determination to "make America great again," Donald Trump should not turn away decisively from the things that have made America great in the ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Turkey crisis illustrates why U.S. should stop meddling
In Turkey the U.S. has found itself forced to embrace a man who cannot be trusted to support people's liberty at home or fight Islamic ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

The jihadi-inspired wave of ‘lone wolf’ attacks
A veteran al-Qaida leader is a major inspiration of the "leaderless jihad" strategy that is now wreaking havoc and spreading fear in the West and ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Senseless carnage at a care home
Hard questions need to be asked about why the warning signs given by the Sagamihara mass killer didn't trigger more alarms.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Japanese freedom an illusion
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has betrayed the Japanese people in his handling of his drive for constitutional revision.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

The fraud called electricity retail liberalization
Consumers may think they're getting a good deal by switching electricity suppliers following the liberalization of the industry. They're not.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

‘Trumpetings’ mean trouble for Japan and Asia
The last thing this region needs is more tension and conflict, which is what would come with a Trump presidency.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Hillary Clinton swings to the right
Hillary Clinton is moving the right in an effort to woo anti-Trump Republicans.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Misconduct by adult guardians
Financial misconduct by lawyers and others serving as guardians for incapacitated adults risks ruining public trust in the adult guardianship system.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

Striking a balance on free speech at schools
The freedom that teachers have to express their opinions on controversial issues is far more limited than that of students in both the U.S. and ...
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

The intention behind China’s unrestrained naval moves
China is no longer making a secret of its ambition to gain dominance over the western Pacific.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

U.S. Democrats should learn from Scandinavia
Scandinavian-style social welfare could breathe new life into the fading American Dream.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

How to avoid war in the South China Sea
War between China and the United States is not inevitable.
07/30/2016 - 08:57 AM

 

 

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