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World News >> Japan

‘Amakudari’ scandal widens as education ministry finds new cases
The education ministry found 17 new cases in which its personnel had been involved in illegally securing post-retirement positions for bureaucrats in recent years, the ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Young Cubans get around, and their kicks in pedal-powered Model T
In a country where few can afford a car, some Cuban high school students have built a replica of a Model T Ford propelled with ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Japan zoo culls monkeys carrying ‘invasive’ genes
A zoo in the city of Futtsu, Chiba Prefecture, has culled 57 native snow monkeys by lethal injection after finding that they carried genes of ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Money-losing Toshiba selling medical leasing unit to Canon
Embattled Japanese electronics maker Toshiba Corp. is selling its stake in a medical equipment leasing company to Canon Inc. for ¥31.4 billion ($277 million). Toshiba ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Government uses charter plane to forcibly repatriate 43 foreign nationals
The government forcibly deported 32 Thais, 10 Vietnamese and an Afghan who were alleged to have illegally stayed in Japan, the Ministry of Justice said ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Migrants exploiting refugee applicant loophole to work in labor-scarce Japan
Sayaka Hirose is a Tokyo-based immigration lawyer specializing in assisting Indonesians coming to Japan. She says that in the past two years her clients have ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

New KDDI service to help people in need find empty toilet cubicles
Tired of waiting in a long line to use the bathroom? The internet may offer a solution. Major telecommunications carrier KDDI Corp. will launch a ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Genuine asylum seekers in Japan lumped together with migrant laborers
The clanking of Tokyo trains going by still echoes in the head of a 27-year-old Congolese man as he recalls the dreadful few weeks he ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Polish woman becomes first foreign female pro ‘shogi’ player in Japan
A Polish woman has become the first foreign female professional shogi (Japanese chess) player after pulling off a big win in a tournament on Monday, ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Malaysian ambassador defends investigation as diplomatic spat over Kim Jong Nam death intensifies
Malaysia’s ambassador to Pyongyang said Tuesday the investigation into the death of Kim Jong Nam, the exiled member of North Korea’s ruling family, is being ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

U.S.-born panda cub Bao Bao to leave Washington zoo and live at special facility in southwest China
The National Zoo is packing up its American-born panda cub Bao Bao for a one-way flight to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join a ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Japanese power utilities join investors in India’s energy sector
A joint venture between two major Japanese electric power companies is looking to explore more business opportunities in India’s energy market with a particular focus ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Trump taps military strategist McMaster as national security adviser to replace ousted Flynn
President Donald Trump on Monday named Lt. Gen. Herbert Raymond McMaster as his new national security adviser, choosing a military officer known for speaking his ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Oasis CEO ups pressure on Panasonic for better PanaHome deal
Oasis Management Co.’s Seth Fischer has increased his pressure on Panasonic Corp. to sweeten its offer for listed subsidiary PanaHome Corp., calling the transaction a ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Shell to build California fueling stations to remain in step with Toyota’s hydrogen program
Royal Dutch Shell will build seven fueling stations for hydrogen cars in California through a partnership with Toyota Motor, as the state eyes 100 retail ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Forcing workers to relocate slowly growing less common at Japanese firms
With the rise in female employees and the graying of society, more companies are allowing staff to reject relocations without risking promotions as Japan’s work ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

U.K. lawmakers weigh downgrading Trump state visit invite after getting 1.8 million-signature e-petition
U.S. President Donald Trump should not be afforded the “rare privilege” of a state visit, a British opposition lawmaker said Monday, as Parliament debated a ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

War-ripped South Sudan declares famine deemed by aid groups to be ‘man-made’
South Sudan on Monday declared famine in some parts of the country, with more than three years of war leaving nearly 5 million hungry in ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Accused killer of 19 at Sagamihara facility deemed fit to stand trial: sources
The man behind a deadly stabbing spree at a live-in facility for people with disabilities in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, in July 2016 is fit to ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Hanyu still looks good for gold at worlds despite defeat
It was another successful week for Japan on the international circuit. A week in which Yuzuru Hanyu does not win may not seem successful to ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Offensive onslaught: Japan women’s hockey squad sets Asian Games record with 46-0 rout of Hong Kong
A drained South Korea fell 1-0 to Kazakhstan to suffer its second straight tough loss in the Asian Winter Games women’s ice hockey tournament Tuesday. ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Reds, Antlers open Asian Champions League campaign with victories
It was a resounding night for J. League clubs in the Asian Champions League on Tuesday, as both Urawa Reds and Kashima Antlers launched their ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Semifinalists decided for men’s curling tournament
Taiwan advanced to the semifinals of the men’s curling tournament at the Asian Winter Games with a 13-2 victory over Kazakhstan on Tuesday evening. China ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Charismatic, a former Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, dies at 21
Former Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Charismatic, whose bid for the Triple Crown ended with a dramatic leg injury as he neared the finish ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Okubo eager to ignite offense, make impact for FC Tokyo
New FC Tokyo striker Yoshito Okubo admits that he feels “anxious” unless he is scoring goals, but the capital city club will be hoping to ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Takagi grabs third medal in two days
Miho Takagi claimed her third speedskating medal at the Asian Winter Games on Tuesday with a victory in the women’s 1,500 meters, while Nao Kodaira ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Panthers edge Blues, complete 5-0 road trip
The Florida Panthers began their five-game road trip near the back of a crowded field in the Eastern Conference playoff race. After sweeping the trip ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Sutton United provides tough test for Arsenal
Relief for Arsenal, pride for Sutton United. On the plastic patch at tiny Gander Green Lane Stadium, the gulf in class between teams separated by ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Teams stock up on mid-rotation types to add depth to pitching staffs
A pedestrian pitching parade. That pretty much describes this winter’s crop of free-agent MLB starting hurlers. There were no power arms of the Max Scherzer ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Japan’s men, women taste curling defeat
Japan suffered its first defeat in both men’s and women’s curling at the Asian Winter Games on Monday. The men’s team came out on the ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Smile Japan grinds past South Korea at Asian Winter Games
Goals from Hanae Kubo, Naho Terashima and Shoko Ono powered Japan to a comprehensive 3-0 victory over South Korea on the second day of play ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Table tennis prodigy Harimoto misses out on record
A 13-year-old Japanese table tennis prodigy has set his sights on the Tokyo Olympics after he narrowly failed to become the youngest champion in World ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Kodaira, Takagi claim speedskating gold at Asian Winter Games
Nao Kodaira won the women’s 1,000 meters in the speedskating with Miho Takagi adding another gold in the 3,000 at the Asian Winter Games on ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Red Wings finish strong in win over Penguins
Admittedly not where they want to be in the standings, the Detroit Red Wings still have plenty of fight left. That much was evident this ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Dustin Johnson goes to No. 1 with win at Riviera
Dustin Johnson’s raw talent and a trophy case that keeps growing allowed him to believe he was the best player in golf. Now he can ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Pelicans agree to trade with Kings for Cousins
DeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento — and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis. The New Orleans Pelicans agreed ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Vissel aiming for the stars with or without Podolski
Vissel Kobe’s reported summer move for former Germany striker Lukas Podolski has made global headlines, but manager Nelsinho believes the players already at the club ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

West wins high-scoring All-Star Game
Pelicans’ Davis sets ASG mark with 52 pointsMove over, Wilt. After 55 years, one of your records is no more. Anthony Davis took care of ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Fowler fitting right in with Cardinals
Dexter Fowler breezes through the center of St. Louis’ clubhouse leaving a trail of handshakes and hellos in his wake before landing at his locker ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Dolgopolov upsets top-seeded Nishikori in Argentina Open final
World No. 5 Kei Nishikori suffered a surprise loss to world No. 66 Alexandr Dolgopolov in the Argentina Open on Sunday, missing out on his ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

United tops Blackburn to reach quarterfinals
Manchester United turned to Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to come to the holders’ rescue and eliminate second-tier Blackburn in the F.A. Cup on Sunday. ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Veteran Parker leads Jets past Diamond Dolphins
For more than a decade in Japan, versatile forward Michael Parker has played an exciting, high-energy brand of all-around basketball. His arrival a few weeks ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Urawa determined to turn ‘moral victory’ into real triumph
Urawa Reds manager Mihailo Petrovic has vowed to use the pain of last season’s J. League championship collapse to fuel his players’ fire in 2017, ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Japan’s female curlers using tourney as springboard
Both Japanese curling teams at the Asian Winter Games have their sights firmly set on the Pyeongchang Olympics in a year’s time, but this tournament ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Hanyu’s rally falls short as Chen wins Four Continents
Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu topped the free skate on Sunday but had to settle for his third runner-up finish as U.S. national champion Nathan Chen ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Snowboarder Yanetani wins first gold of Asian Winter Games
Eri Yanetani won the first gold medal of the 2017 Asian Winter Games in the women’s giant slalom in snowboarding on Sunday, when Shinnosuke Kamino ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

For African-American ‘idol’ Amina du Jean, difference is a double-edged sword
Amina du Jean been in Japan for only 2½ years, but in that time has become a bona fide idol, joined a J-idol group and ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Media outside Japan must stop normalizing sumo as an ethno-sport
Foreign correspondents should not pander to stereotypes, passing overt racism off as "tradition" practiced by those mystical, hidebound, inscrutable Japanese.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Here for you: a dog named Yukichi
Yukichi is something of an ideal little dog: healthy, happy, never destructive — one who would be happy with canine company or without.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Trump shocks Japan’s American expats into action
Established political groups see a surge in interest while new organizations form to meet demand.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Views from Tokyo: What effect do you think Trump’s election will have on Japan and the world?
People in Tokyo reflect on what U.S. President Donald Trump might mean for this archipelago and the rest of the world.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Japanese who’ve studied in U.S. see nation changing for the worse under Trump
The election of President Donald Trump has changed the way many Japanese people who studied in the U.S. feel about their former host country.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

‘Otaku’ gather to celebrate the obsessive at Nerd Nite Tokyo
At Nerd Nite Tokyo, self-confessed nerds from all walks of life gather once a month to loosen their anoraks, sup a beverage or two and ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

No country for old emperors
Brushing over precedents and kicking looming threats down the line, a government-appointed panel has dutifully paved the way for a politically convenient one-off abdication.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

No free ride for foreign drivers with disabilities on Japan’s expressways
British tourist N.W. contacted Lifelines about benefits for disabled drivers in Japan.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Kisses for you: Abandoned dog Roxy finds loving home in Yokosuka
Voulavent, now named Roxy, who was first featured here in June of last year, was found abandoned at a temple.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

New housing options get smaller in the city
Last month this column discussed how lack of city planning in the suburbs had led to an over-supply of new housing that exacerbated the well-publicized ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Confusion reigns in U.S. Forces Japan’s battle against drunken driving
Mixed messages and double standards regarding alcohol limits and penalties may be exacerbating the problem of DUI offenses committed off-base.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

U.S. military must not jeopardize Okinawan forest’s bid for World Heritage status
We write to express our concern regarding the U.S. military's continued use of the Northern Training Area in northern Okinawa's Yanbaru forest, in light of ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Wild thing: a tabby cat named Raming
No cream-puff pussycat here, Raming is a cat for the true cat lover, a lover of passion, a lover of the hunt.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Caroline Kennedy’s legacy in Japan will be her message of equality and reconciliation
Caroline Kennedy left a deep impression upon Japan and will long be remembered for her positive role here.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Tokyo court rulings chip away at labor unions’ right to free speech
Workers sued for millions of yen over protests outside the company that fired them take their case to the Supreme Court.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Education in Japan in 2016: new solutions and age-old problems, from teaching English to bullying
With schools well into their final term and the university academic year already winding down it's time to reflect on the most significant events in ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Investing big but wisely in Japanese study aids can reap dividends
An expensive dictionary, a big TV — and a wedding ring: just three of the big purchases that could give your Japanese a lift.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Divorcee marriages hit historic high
About 1 in 4 marriages in the nation involved a divorced person in 2015, the highest ratio since 1952, the earliest year for which data ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Be careful not to mix up your ‘hagemu’ with your ‘hageru’
Introducing some verbs that sound similar but have very different meanings.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Wasteland: Tokyo grows on its own trash
Waste management authorities are working constantly to ensure that garbage in the metropolis is put to better use.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Himakajima: A seafood paradise known for octopus doubles down on a wave of tourism
In a small, open space a few streets from the harbor, rows of octopus flutter in the breeze. Skillfully pulled taught across bamboo stakes to ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Enjoying a road trip across southeast Mexico
The police didn’t ask for bribes. The roads were safe and fast. The food was particular, yet delicious. A road trip across southeast Mexico offered ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Ghosts continue to haunt Japan’s Battleship Island
The haunting silhouette of Hashima Island, known in English as Battleship Island, rises up from the sea, an abandoned testament to what was once the ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Techie home comforts
A polite talking ted You may remember Paro, the therapeutic seal robot that has been successful enough to be used by therapists to help dementia ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

‘Aji furai’: Getting saucy with deep-fried fish
The typical Japanese home kitchen has an array of condiments that reflect a wide variety of influences. There are soy sauce and miso of course, ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Crab sticks: imitating the genuine article since 1974
The California roll is responsible for popularizing the consumption of sushi in North America. Originally developed by a Japanese chef in Canada, it contains cucumber, ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Matsushima: Riffing on the theme of Chinese cuisine
Matsushima is not the easiest restaurant to find. It lies on a quiet pedestrian alley with its name displayed so discreetly that you barely notice ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Venu’s South Indian Dining: Tidy atmosphere, deep flavors
There are no prizes for guessing what’s on the menu at Venu’s South Indian Dining — but there are surprises. The first is that it ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Black S’more Pancake: More than the sum of its many parts
Sometimes, simply piling sweet tastes onto a dessert is a winning strategy. As it happens, The J.S. Pancake Cafe chain is offering up a chocolate ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Cherry blossoms ring in the season
Tokyo’s Royal Park Hotel will hold a Sakura Fair March 11 through April 20 to welcome the splendid season of cherry blossoms. A sakura (cherry ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

The Japanese and love — more complicated than you think
The Japanese suck at this thing called love, and no amount of Valentine's Day chocolate is going to fix that.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Ex-teen idol David Cassidy, 66, says he has dementia
Former teen idol David Cassidy said on Monday he was suffering from dementia, a day after weekend performances in California in which he forgot his ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Eddie Izzard proves an irresistible force on tour
To many fans of comedy, the first thing that comes to mind when you mention Eddie Izzard is his cross-dressing. However, if you dig deeper ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

‘Dekotora’ art trucks find way into Gucci’s commercial video
In Japan, some truckers spend a lot of money on decorating their trucks with neon lights, brand-name fabrics and shiny exteriors, and such drivable works ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Could Wednesday Campanella’s ‘Superman’ be the album that saves mainstream J-pop?
Wednesday Campanella “Superman” (Warner Music Japan) Ambition can be one hell of a tightrope to navigate. Electro-pop trio Wednesday Campanella (Suiyoubi no Campanella in the ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Asako Toki presents a more modern take on city pop on ‘Pink’
Asako Toki “Pink” (Rhythm Zone) After the demise of post-Shibuya-kei band Cymbals in 2003, vocalist Asako Toki took the band’s jazzier sound and parlayed it ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Lisa Marie Presley says she’s broke after ex asks for money
Lisa Marie Presley describes herself as deeply in debt and just out of a treatment facility in court papers that accuse her estranged fourth husband ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Hungarian slaughterhouse love story wins Berlin film fest’s Golden Bear
Hungary’s “On Body and Soul,” a tender love story set in a slaughterhouse, won the Golden Bear top prize Saturday at the Berlin film festival, ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

‘Homecomings: The Belated Return of Japan’s Lost Soldiers’: Portraits of lives transformed by war
It’s staggering to think that, at the end of the Pacific War, almost 7 million Japanese servicemen and civilians were awaiting repatriation in various parts ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

‘Confessions of a Yakuza’: Vice and survival in postwar Tokyo
The author of the best-selling “Memories of Silk and Straw” brings the same documentary approach to bear in “Confessions of a Yakuza,” a study of ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

‘Edo and Paris: Urban Life and the State in the Early Modern Era’: Essays on growth and bureaucracy
“Edo and Paris” compares the development of these two great cities of the early modern era. It compiles 19 essays by American, European and Japanese ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Dutch creator of Miffy the rabbit dies at 89
Dutch artist and illustrator Dick Bruna, creator of the beloved children’s character Miffy the white rabbit, has died at age 89. The author, who penned ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Toru Funamura, composer of popular Japanese songs, dies at 84
Toru Funamura, celebrated composer of “Yagiri no Watashi” (“Ferry at Yagiri,”) “Osho” (“Shogi King”) and other popular Japanese songs, has died, his office said Friday. ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Comedian Jimmy Carr talks about sensitivity, universal jokes and the best sound he can hear at a stand-up show
“OK, let’s kick off with a question for you, in time-honored tradition,” Jimmy Carr says to me at the outset of our interview. “Do many ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Historical truths can take decades to unearth
Journalist Eidai Hayashi is battling cancer. At 83 years old, he can barely keep hold of his fountain pen, since the pain has spread to ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

‘One Week Friends’: Groundhog day in the ‘friend zone’
Someday soon someone is going to come up with an algorithm for commercial seishun eiga (youth films). Plug in the variables — teenaged love in ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

‘Cell’: Sometimes it’s better to just hang up
After seeing “Cell” I wanted to call my grandmother who, with the emergence of the world’s first iPhone in June of 2007, predicted the end ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

‘Weiner’: America’s walking, talking punch line
If you feel like your cinematic diet has been a bit lacking in schadenfreude lately, then look no further than “Weiner,” an astounding internet-age documentary ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

It’ll get released in Japan — come ‘Hell or High Water’
Among the snubs and surprise inclusions in this year’s Oscar nominations, one might have stood out for Japanese movie fans — and I’m not talking ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

YouTube star PewDiePie dropped over anti-Semitic videos
YouTube’s most watched blogger PewDiePie will lose his preferred status on the Google-owned video service after posting several videos containing anti-Semitic remarks and Nazi references, ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Sharpen your knowledge of Japanese swords
If you’ve ever wanted to learn about Japanese swords, now’s the time, as an unusually large number of top-quality blades are currently on view at ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Why won’t Dems kick Trump while he’s down?
The refusal of the Democrats to pogo-dance on Trump's grave is one of the biggest missed opportunities in recent political history.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Uncertainty rattles French politics
There is fear that the French presidential ballot will produce the same upheavals as did the presidential campaign in the United States.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

How Trump’s plans might deal a blow to Japanese firms
If Trump tries to realign the global structure of manufacturing industries that have become heavily concentrated in Asia, Japanese firms will be hit hard.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

The Japan-United States alliance of despotism
In both Japan and the U.S., the governments are retreating from the rule of law and guarantee of people's freedom under the cause of national ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Same bed, different dreams
Japanese officials and their private-sector colleagues will need to be creative and ambitious in developing economic cooperation concepts with the U.S. that match the scale ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Mutual deterrence still matters
Today, as during the Cold War, mutual deterrence can save the world.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

No end in sight for Syria’s balance of terror
In a war with endlessly shifting priorities, conflicting aims, few credible commitments and plenty of foreign meddling, any ceasefire today is just as likely to ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Where the advent of flying cars might take us
If flying cars become popular, they are likely to ease urban traffic problems by expanding the areas where people are able to live and work.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

The Kim regime: separating fact from fiction
An effective response to North Korea demands a clear understanding of the forces driving Pyongyang's behavior.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

A murder in Kuala Lumpur
The assassination last week of Kim Jong Nam, the older half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, puts a human face on the ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Responding to Trump’s currency accusations
It's wrong for the U.S. to dictate Japan's monetary policy.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Europe’s fear of Muslims runs deep
A poll on European attitudes toward immigration, Islam and terrorism, shows that a majority of Europeans don't want any more Muslim immigration.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Economic tools lose their edge
The maturing of the market economy has eliminated the ability to control the economy by way of fiscal and monetary policies.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

The right way for the U.S. to confront China
Recent moves by the Trump administration toward a more traditional China policy are welcome, but not enough to meet the challenge from Beijing.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Industrial revolution’s record brings no comfort
The Industrial Revolution brought significant problems along the way. Automation probably won't be different, and that's exactly why we should be concerned.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

An idea whose time has come?
An idea that might be the solution to runaway populism has suddenly gone mainstream.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Abe needs to place Japan’s interests ahead of Trump’s
Prime Minister Abe should be pursuing a more Asian-oriented policy with the aim of creating a peaceful backyard that can withstand any future Trump tantrums.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Consumption still key to growth
The government needs to do more to spur consumer spending.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

A presidential news conference like none before
Not only did Donald Trump rant and rave at his first presidential news conference, he denied he was ranting and raving — which is even ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Nursery schools: quantity and quality matter
Admission into nursery school is no assurance of a quality education.
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

Trump removes shared values from bilateral alliance
You have probably read and watched more about the recent bilateral summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump than anyone but ...
02/21/2017 - 06:32 PM

 

 

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