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World News >> Japan

Former Trump strategist Bannon praises Abe’s nationalist agenda
Visiting ex-White House chief strategist Steve Bannon lauds Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for trying to infuse Japan with nationalism but blasts the “running dogs” in ...
12/17/2017 - 06:17 AM

 

Japan struggles to resolve North Korea abduction issue as kin age
The plight of the relatives of Japanese abducted by North Korean agents is coming into sharper focus as the Japanese government struggles to find a ...
12/17/2017 - 06:33 AM

 

Tokyo police raid pro-North Korea insurer over alleged concealment of assets
The police raid a pro-Pyongyang insurer suspected of concealing assets to foil the debt-collection efforts of the state-backed Resolution and Collection Corp.
12/17/2017 - 06:19 AM

 

Soyuz takes JAXA rookie Norishige Kanai on first ISS mission
A three-man astronaut crew featuring American and Japanese rookies and an experienced Russian cosmonaut blasted off Sunday for a six-month mission aboard the International Space ...
12/17/2017 - 05:19 AM

 

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha to visit Japan for talks with counterpart Taro Kono on Tuesday
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha will visit Japan on Tuesday to consult with Japanese counterpart Taro Kono.
12/17/2017 - 04:47 AM

 

Mori Building chief serious about creating a better Tokyo
Making Tokyo a more attractive and competitive metropolis sounds more like a policy than a business strategy.But it makes total sense to Mori Building Co., ...
12/17/2017 - 04:38 AM

 

Heart of gold: The Ginza Line celebrates its 90th birthday
East Asia's first subway line has been at the center of Tokyo's development since itsinception in December 1927.
12/16/2017 - 09:03 AM

 

Why do some old men age disgracefully?
It’s a universal belief that life is unfair, though there are many ways in which people manifest this belief. Some withdraw from the world, while ...
12/16/2017 - 09:02 AM

 

Showa’s not giving up without a fight
The government has decided that the 31st year of Heisei will end with the abdication of Emperor Akihito 120 days into 2019, on April 30. ...
12/16/2017 - 09:01 AM

 

Getting to the bottom of a slippery game show gone viral
No aspect of Japanese pop culture titillates the world more than the country’s game shows. From references on “The Simpson’s” to inspiring Western riffs on ...
12/16/2017 - 08:44 AM

 

‘Book With No Pictures’ is leaving kids in stitches
Picture-less book a hit with kids A book titled “えがないえほん” (“E ga Nai Ehon,” or “The Book With No Pictures”) has been leaving children nationwide ...
12/16/2017 - 08:42 AM

 

Japan’s historical resistance to Christianity
Jesus and Japan go back a long way, longer than you’d think if you don’t happen to know of a peculiar legend that has the ...
12/16/2017 - 08:32 AM

 

Iron quality-control flaw suspected at scandal-hit Kobe Steel plant
A certification body for the International Organization for Standardization has found a potentially severe quality control flaw at a Kobe Steel iron powder plant at ...
12/16/2017 - 08:23 AM

 

China and Japan should cooperate on global issues to tap ‘golden chance’ for mending ties: ex-PM Fukuda
Former Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda said Saturday the time is ripe for Tokyo to strengthen cooperation with Beijing beyond bilateral issues so relations can get ...
12/16/2017 - 07:58 AM

 

Kumamoto ‘baby hatch’ hospital proposes anonymous childbirth
The hospital in Kumamoto that hosts Japan’s only “baby hatch” is lobbying for a way to let women in unwanted pregnancies anonymously give birth.
12/16/2017 - 04:32 AM

 

Budget heads for yet another new high in fiscal 2018
The general-account budget for fiscal 2018 is expected to set a new high for the sixth consecutive year due mainly to higher social security spending.
12/16/2017 - 04:28 AM

 

Nearly 70% oppose Diet actions directed at constitutional revision in 2018: survey
A survey finds that nearly 70 percent of the public is against the Diet taking action toward amending the Constitution next year.
12/16/2017 - 04:11 AM

 

Mitsubishi Regional Jet faces first order cancellation
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. President Shunichi Miyanaga said Friday its airplane subsidiary was facing its first cancellation for the delay-plagued Mitsubishi Regional Jet.“We expect to ...
12/16/2017 - 03:11 AM

 

Thai teen ordered to leave Japan gets permit to stay another year
A Thai teen who has been fighting deportation since 2014 receives a mysterious permit from the Immigration Bureau allowing him to stay for another year.
12/16/2017 - 02:43 AM

 

Japan to run for 2023-2024 seat on UNSC, continue reform push
Japan will contest the election for a nonpermanent seat on the U.N. Security Council from 2023 to 2024 after its current two-year term closes at ...
12/16/2017 - 02:20 AM

 

Islamic State: What happened to all the foreign fighters?
An estimated 40,000 people traveled from around the world to take up arms for the Islamic State group as it occupied territory in Syria and ...
12/15/2017 - 10:51 PM

 

20 years on, the Kyoto Protocol initiated awareness
In the midst of serious news about North Korean missiles and constitutional revision, as well as a steady diet of BLT (bright, light and trite) ...
12/15/2017 - 10:33 PM

 

Myanmar faces mounting calls for release of Reuters journalists
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday that the United States was demanding “the immediate release” of two Reuters reporters arrested in Myanmar ...
12/15/2017 - 10:28 PM

 

Rich will get even richer unless policies change, report says
Global income inequality has worsened over the past four decades, a report finds, with the wealthiest 1 percent of the world’s population capturing twice as ...
12/15/2017 - 10:15 PM

 

World unites against North Korean nuke ambitions — but Pyongyang refuses to budge
North Korea’s friends and enemies joined forces Friday in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state and calling on leader Kim ...
12/15/2017 - 09:14 PM

 

Huge U.S. tax bill heads for passage as GOP senators fall in line
After weeks of quarrels, qualms and then eleventh-hour horse-trading, Republicans revealed the details of their huge national tax rewrite late Friday — along with announcements ...
12/15/2017 - 08:42 PM

 

South Korea crushes Japan in E-1 Football Championship final
Japan failed to win the E-1 Football Championship after collapsing 4-1 against South Korea on Saturday on the final day of the tournament.Japan headed into ...
12/16/2017 - 08:46 AM

 

Suntory clinches first place in Top League’s Red Conference
Suntory Sungoliath ensured they will top the Japan Rugby Top League’s Red Conference when the regular season comes to an end next weekend after they ...
12/17/2017 - 05:09 AM

 

Japanese players stay in swing of things even during winter
While it might be the time of year when temperatures are a little cooler and the regular season for almost every major baseball league is ...
12/17/2017 - 04:15 AM

 

Senators brave frigid weather for win in NHL 100 Classic
The Senators needed a big effort from their top players Saturday night, and they got it.Craig Anderson stopped 28 shots for his 40th career shutout, ...
12/17/2017 - 03:56 AM

 

Japan leaps to team crown
Yuki Ito posted two big leaps to help Japan win the inaugural women’s ski jumping World Cup team event on Saturday.The team of Ito, Kaori ...
12/17/2017 - 03:41 AM

 

Knicks spoil Carmelo Anthony’s return to Madison Square Gardens
Carmelo Anthony’s return to Madison Square Garden was much like the 6½ years he spent playing for the Knicks.A video played on the overhead scoreboard ...
12/17/2017 - 03:18 AM

 

Chiefs rout Chargers for division lead
The Kansas City Chiefs saw their bandwagon empty during a midseason swoon, fans jumping ship almost as quickly as Kareem Hunt hitting a hole or ...
12/17/2017 - 03:16 AM

 

Kemp heads back to Los Angeles as part of five-player deal between Braves, Dodgers
Matt Kemp is returning to the place where he began his major league career, reacquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday as part of ...
12/17/2017 - 12:11 AM

 

Cristiano Ronaldo powers Real Madrid to Club World Cup title
Cristiano Ronaldo scored from a free-kick as Real Madrid claimed its third Club World Cup title after beating Brazilian team Gremio 1-0 Saturday.The Ballon d’Or ...
12/16/2017 - 11:49 PM

 

Vahid Halilhodzic looks to bright side after Japan fails to capture E-1 Football Championship title
National team manager Vahid Halilhodzic declared Japan’s performance at the E-1 Football Championship a success despite missing out on the title with a 4-1 defeat ...
12/16/2017 - 10:33 PM

 

Tomokazu Harimoto ousted in quarterfinals at ITTF World Tour Grand Finals
Tomokazu Harimoto crashed out in the men’s singles quarterfinals on Saturday at the season-ending ITTF World Tour Grand Finals.Ranked 17th in the world, the 14-year-old ...
12/16/2017 - 07:58 AM

 

SeaHorses outplay Albirex, improve to 19-3
Strength in numbers led the title-chasing SeaHorses Mikawa past the Niigata Albirex BB on Saturday afternoon.The SeaHorses had six double-digit scorers and four players with ...
12/16/2017 - 07:46 AM

 

Ryuta Iiyama sparks Green Rockets in victory over Eagles
Two tries from debutant Ryuta Iiyama helped the NEC Green Rockets beat the Canon Eagles 25-20 in the Japan Rugby Top League on Saturday at ...
12/16/2017 - 05:26 AM

 

Giants deal left-hander Matt Moore to Rangers
Texas acquired Matt Moore in a trade with the San Francisco Giants on Friday, raising the possibility of four left-handers in the Rangers’ rotation.“As far ...
12/16/2017 - 03:50 AM

 

FIFA suspends Brazil soccer chief Marco Polo del Nero
Marco Polo del Nero was suspended as president of Brazil’s soccer confederation on Friday, two years after he was indicted in the United States on ...
12/16/2017 - 03:49 AM

 

Angels continue to spend, land Zack Cozart with 3-year deal
After spending his entire career at shortstop in Cincinnati, Zack Cozart was willing to switch positions for the chance to join the Los Angeles Angels’ ...
12/16/2017 - 03:33 AM

 

Corey Schneider leads Devils past Sabres
Corey Schneider and the New Jersey Devils rebounded quickly from an overtime loss the night before in Montreal and push aside the Dallas Stars.Schneider made ...
12/16/2017 - 03:28 AM

 

Panthers owner Jerry Richardson probed for workplace misconduct
The Carolina Panthers founder and owner Jerry Richardson is under investigation for allegations of workplace misconduct.The team said Friday former White House Chief of Staff ...
12/16/2017 - 03:17 AM

 

NHL debuted 100 years ago
It was a night of sticky ice, last-minute player signings and a small crowd.Such were the glitches when the NHL it made its debut 100 ...
12/16/2017 - 03:00 AM

 

Thunder outlast 76ers in triple overtime
Russell Westbrook said goodbye to a three-overtime thriller and trolled Joel Embiid with a smile and a wave.“I was telling him, ‘Go home,’ ” Westbrook ...
12/16/2017 - 02:45 AM

 

Kasumi Ishikawa falls in quarterfinals at ITTF World Tour Grand Finals
Kasumi Ishikawa, Japan’s top-ranked player, made a quarterfinal exit in the women’s singles at the season-ending ITTF World Tour Grand Finals on Friday.Fifth-ranked Ishikawa lost ...
12/16/2017 - 01:45 AM

 

Julian Mavunga provides big spark as Hannaryz outlast NeoPhoenix in overtime
The Kyoto Hannaryz overcame a slow start and a 12-point deficit entering the fourth quarter.They rallied to force overtime and prevailed 69-64 over the host ...
12/15/2017 - 08:59 AM

 

North Korea women prevail over Japan in E-1 Football Championship final
North Korea claimed its third straight women’s E-1 Football Championship title on Friday with a 2-0 win over Japan.Kim Yun Mi again proved the hero ...
12/15/2017 - 08:44 AM

 

Steve Smith steers Australia comeback in third Ashes test against England
Steve Smith countered an early loss of Australia’s opening batsmen with a dominating 92 not out as the home side responded positively to England’s 403 ...
12/15/2017 - 06:36 AM

 

Roger Federer picked as BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year
Roger Federer has been voted BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year for a record fourth time after an astonishing season during which he picked ...
12/15/2017 - 06:00 AM

 

What the world needs right now is more Kwanzaa
Although the celebration was designed as a Pan-African affair, its seven principles could benefit every one of us.
12/17/2017 - 05:45 AM

 

What do Western tourists want from Japan? Try asking one
How many other countries would attempt to lure Western tourists without at least having a tete-a-tete with a woman in their target audience who has ...
12/17/2017 - 05:44 AM

 

Still waiting: A a gorgeous tabby named Family
Family was found in Osaka two years ago in the parking lot of a convenience store, from which he gets his name.
12/17/2017 - 05:43 AM

 

Taunts, tweets and tough talk: Japan’s quotes of 2017
Soundbites tell the story of a roller-coaster year for Japan, from its Diet to its dohyō.
12/13/2017 - 05:57 AM

 

Big red: a cat named Castor
Castor is a presence to be reckoned with, and not only because he's a big, solid boy at over 5 kilograms. He's also big on ...
12/13/2017 - 05:54 AM

 

Looking back at 2017’s Trump-triggered resurgence in American activism in Japan
The Women of the World March in January that brought hundreds onto the streets of Tokyo was the highlight of a year of action.
12/06/2017 - 04:55 AM

 

In Japan, rarefied manners abound but courtesy is less common
Japanese manners are often remarked upon with awe and wonder by visitors, but you seldom hear a word about Japanese courtesy.
12/06/2017 - 04:54 AM

 

Can a death kill property value?
The apartment in Zama, Kanagawa Prefecture, where police found the remains of nine bodies in late October is one of 12 units in a two-story ...
12/03/2017 - 03:20 AM

 

Different constitutions, similar defect?
The Meiji Constitution rise and fall of the affects contemporary constitutional attitudes.
12/03/2017 - 03:10 AM

 

How do you find a missing spouse in Japan?
A reader writes: “I live in Japan with my son. His father left us nine years ago. After a couple of months, he contacted me, ...
12/03/2017 - 03:09 AM

 

The consummation of cool is a funny business for comedian Ike Nwala
Turn on the TV in Japan and you’re likely to see a black face from time to time. Rarely will it be in a drama, ...
11/29/2017 - 02:40 AM

 

Students benefit from homestays without going overseas
Traveling overseas for a homestay to brush up their English or try life in another culture has become almost de rigueur for Japanese students, with ...
11/29/2017 - 02:39 AM

 

Japan is seen through a lens warily in ‘You Only Live Twice,’ James Bond’s sole sojourn to Tokyo
Beyond the kitsch, this 50-year-old film speaks volumes about how the West viewed a resurgent nation.
11/26/2017 - 03:30 AM

 

Edo Period ‘post town’ in Okayama re-imagines its past and reaps tourism dividends
Yakage is the only preserved town along the Sanyo Road that survives in it's near-original form, and tourists are flocking there.
11/26/2017 - 03:29 AM

 

New love, new life: Scrooge finds a home in Shizuoka and a new name, Boo
First featured here last year, 11-year-old Scrooge — now named Boo — has found a loving home in Shizuoka with the Shibata family.
11/26/2017 - 03:28 AM

 

You’re living in Japan — so now for something completely different
In a way, foreign residents who gravitate toward a third culture are simply following in a fine Japanese tradition.
11/19/2017 - 04:10 AM

 

A modern answer to your home prayers
With its white latticed facade, shiny walls of glass and monochrome interior lighting, passers-by could be forgiven for assuming that Wakabayashi Butsugu is a fashion ...
12/17/2017 - 05:40 AM

 

Furthering Pakistan-Japan bonds through education
Name: Asad Majeed Khan Title: Ambassador of Pakistan (since August 2017) URL: www.pakistanembassytokyo.com DoB: Aug 17, 1963 Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan Years in Japan: 8 “What ...
12/17/2017 - 06:45 AM

 

Living it up at the Hilton — Disney style
The seemingly simple act of checking into a hotel can be a recipe for disaster with tired young children: cue tackling mundane paperwork while trying ...
12/17/2017 - 05:39 AM

 

Smart ways to communicate
The Babel fish stick When overseas, trying to speak an unfamiliar language can be a difficult and stressful task, especially if you’re on a vacation ...
12/17/2017 - 04:38 AM

 

Break with tradition and bring out the duck this Christmas
These days, having chicken for Christmas dinner is quite commonplace in Japan, whether it’s made at home or carried there in a paper bucket. But ...
12/16/2017 - 09:00 AM

 

Solitary mosaic artist Takako Hirai chips away at expression
In a cramped studio in Ravenna, Italy, Takako Hirai runs her finger along the cracks in a mosaic artwork depicting dappled light in a park. ...
12/16/2017 - 08:58 AM

 

Den: ‘Ultimate home cooking’ taken to the next level
Chef Zaiyu Hasegawa's leap into the unknown is now starting to look like a stroke of genius.
12/16/2017 - 08:54 AM

 

Longrain: Getting the Thai savory, sweet, spicy and sour mix right
Marrying good food and drinks with a buzzy style and easygoing ambience is a formula that works just as well in Tokyo as in Melbourne.
12/16/2017 - 08:52 AM

 

Hokkaido’s unique konbu dials up the umami to 12
Fisherman Kazuaki Ida entered the No Borders Cafe in Rausu just as we were finishing cups of hot coffee on a rainy Hokkaido afternoon. He ...
12/16/2017 - 08:50 AM

 

7-Eleven’s Mint Crunky: A winning bet on mint working in winter
This take on a classic Japanese confection comprises a fluffy chocolate exterior filled with a whipped mint filling studded with chocolate chips.
12/16/2017 - 08:48 AM

 

Leave ordinary life behind at a Japanese garden in Oregon
Visitors to the Portland Japanese Garden are invited to engage their senses in the subtleties of nature.
12/15/2017 - 05:34 AM

 

The Japanese fondness for conditionals
Japanese seems to have developed a very special fondness for conditional constructions.
12/11/2017 - 02:45 AM

 

The difference between ‘〜 ga ii’ and ‘〜 de ii’
Making a point X is the top choice.
12/11/2017 - 02:44 AM

 

Dogo Onsen undergoes annual clean sweeping
The annual "susuharai" took place at Dogo Onsen Honkan in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture.
12/11/2017 - 02:43 AM

 

Let’s discuss the sumo industry
Yokozuna Harumafuji retires after being accused of assault.
12/11/2017 - 02:42 AM

 

Artist Saeko Ando forms a bond with Vietnam
Vietnamese lacquer is the medium Aichi-native Ando chose to bring to life artistic ideas.
12/09/2017 - 08:58 AM

 

With its tachinomiya tradition, is Tokyo ripe for a pintxos revolution?
Enjoy these treats the Basque way — with a drink or two, a chat with strangers, and then move on to the next bar.
12/09/2017 - 08:56 AM

 

Hyoto Kyoto: Shabu-shabu with dashi to die for
Before you set foot in Hyoto you can divine that they want to elevate shabu-shabu from a "great party dish" to a fine dining experience.
12/09/2017 - 08:54 AM

 

Cafe Antique: A modern take on the best of classic kissaten
Like most independent cafes and kissaten (Japanese coffee shops), Cafe Antique is a labor of love for owner and chef Tatsuya Iwasaki.
12/09/2017 - 08:52 AM

 

Playing War: Children and the Paradoxes of Modern Militarism in Japan
In an old magazine photo, a baby enjoys “children’s heaven” — perched in a tank-shaped stroller and, the caption jokes, going to Manchuria. In a ...
12/16/2017 - 08:38 AM

 

‘Child of Fortune’: Yuko Tsushima’s prize-winning and feminist novel on womanhood
Yuko Tsushima’s “Child of Fortune,” winner of the 1978 Women’s Literature Prize in Japan, is a classic novel as relevant today as when it was ...
12/16/2017 - 08:36 AM

 

Paul Roquet’s ‘Ambient Media’ analyzes the importance of experiential atmosphere in society
University of Minnesota Press”Reading the air” (judging the atmosphere of a situation) is considered a crucial social skill in Japan. Paul Roquet’s dense work on ...
12/16/2017 - 08:34 AM

 

‘Star Wars’ fans get a first look at ‘The Last Jedi’
The planets have aligned and the Force is even stronger for the “Star Wars” community. On Thursday evening, hundreds of fans filled Toho Cinemas Roppongi ...
12/15/2017 - 03:51 AM

 

Tavis Smiley, suspended by PBS amid sexual harassment claims, vows to fight back
PBS has suspended radio and TV host Tavis Smiley after finding what it called “troubling allegations” of sexual misconduct, making him the second high-profile star ...
12/14/2017 - 08:22 PM

 

Anime didn’t see any massive hits in 2017, but there was a lot to watch
It takes only two words to sum up why 2016 was always going to be a hard act to follow: “Your Name.”To call Makoto Shinkai’s ...
12/14/2017 - 03:00 AM

 

A long night in Kyoto and androgynous beings made of gems make up some of the best anime of 2017
The world of anime in 2017 didn’t give us any obvious breakout hits like last year’s “Your Name.,” but the past 12 months still had ...
12/14/2017 - 02:59 AM

 

Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues, Dire Straits
Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four ...
12/13/2017 - 07:27 PM

 

Music acts found new ways to get noticed in 2017, but nothing beats an established brand
The path to J-pop stardom used to be pretty simple: Align yourself with the right talent agency and label — they’ll do all the work.That ...
12/13/2017 - 02:25 AM

 

Whether you’re Japanese or not, results are what count in music
There are many factors to keep in mind when trying to break into the Japanese music industry as a non-Japanese person. One that might be ...
12/13/2017 - 02:05 AM

 

Japanese rap and anime themes are among the best tracks of 2017
J-pop in 2017 felt more fragmented than ever, but the year's biggest songs tell the story of the past 12 months quite well. From YouTube ...
12/13/2017 - 02:05 AM

 

Asia in the wings of Japan’s art scene
“Tis the season to be jolly … circumspect. As regards art, despite suggestions from some art professionals that biennials and other recurring art festivals are ...
12/12/2017 - 05:40 AM

 

It has been a year of new museums, galleries and inventive renovations
From polka-dot emporiums and oceanfront observatories to a new-generation castle museum, a raft of eclectic new cultural spaces have been showcased over the past year ...
12/12/2017 - 04:39 AM

 

Bohemia along the Sumida: In search of cultural capital
On paper, the Japanese government supports the arts, which are considered important vehicles for promoting Japanese culture globally, enhancing the country’s image as a tourist ...
12/12/2017 - 04:38 AM

 

How companies avoid nightmares
Corporate crises can — and will — erupt at the speed of the internet. Every company has to be ready ahead of time.
12/17/2017 - 04:05 AM

 

China should resume dialogue with Taiwan
Beijing should be ready to hold dialogue with Taipei unconditionally for establishing peace and stability in the region.
12/17/2017 - 04:04 AM

 

Two myths about automation
While many people believe that technological progress and job destruction are accelerating dramatically, there is no evidence of either trend.
12/17/2017 - 04:03 AM

 

Capping enrollment in Tokyo
Only capping the enrollment capacity at universities in Tokyo will not guarantee that more youths will choose schools outside of the metropolitan area.
12/16/2017 - 04:02 AM

 

Nurture as important as nature for success
The world would be a better, richer, more equal place with less emphasis on natural talent and more on humans' potential to improve.
12/16/2017 - 04:00 AM

 

Get to the bottom of the maglev project contracts
Investigators should get to the bottom of the budding bid-rigging scandal to see whether the construction firms have in fact put their shady practices behind ...
12/15/2017 - 05:58 AM

 

A midterm review of Abenomics
So far the report card is good, but expect better for the future.
12/15/2017 - 05:57 AM

 

Goodbye Johnny Hallyday
The beguiling feature of the funeral of French music icon Johnny Hallyday was his ability to stage-manage his destiny and the star power he retained ...
12/15/2017 - 05:55 AM

 

Top court rules on NHK fees
NHK should realize that it's desirable to win the support of TV owners when asking them to sign subscription contracts.
12/14/2017 - 05:10 AM

 

Tokyo may be too late to the financial hub party
The capital has many things going for it, but time isn't among them.
12/14/2017 - 05:08 AM

 

‘Quad’ cooperation in the South China Sea?
Australia, Japan and India are unlikely to risk antagonizing China by joining U.S. freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea.
12/14/2017 - 05:06 AM

 

A Brexit breakthrough
Despite last week's breakthrough, Brexit remains as tentative and confused as ever.
12/13/2017 - 05:34 AM

 

Brexit bubbles of illusion
Reality will shatter the dreams of both "leavers" and "remainers."
12/13/2017 - 05:33 AM

 

What North Korea’s ICBM means for Japan’s defense planning
Japan's defense planning will need to account for the increased threat from North Korea.
12/13/2017 - 05:33 AM

 

TSE breakout has a solid foundation
Japan starting to look like a model case in the management of an aging, mature society.
12/12/2017 - 05:17 AM

 

Two decades after Japan’s financial crisis
Japan's financial crisis may seem like ancient history, but banks are now facing considerable challenges.
12/12/2017 - 05:16 AM

 

Angel tips for Japan startup investors
Anyone thinking about investing in a Japan startup should consider tips from Tokyo based angel investor Jonathan Epstein before taking the plunge.
12/12/2017 - 05:15 AM

 

Donald Trump versus Middle East peace
Attempting to ram a solution down Palestinians' throats will only increase the likelihood of even more violence.
12/12/2017 - 05:05 AM

 

When the ‘Arab Street’ and its protests come to Sweden
Anti-Jewish violence spreads to liberal Europe, where Muslim immigrants enjoy the freedom to protest.
12/12/2017 - 05:04 AM

 

How not to get fooled by the world’s randomness
There's a common thread to the dubious claims and irreproducible results that have plagued some fields of science — illusory patterns in the randomness of ...
12/12/2017 - 05:03 AM

 

South Korea and the curse of geopolitics
THAAD dispute underlines the perils of over-reliance on China's market
12/11/2017 - 05:05 AM

 

 

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