Mayor of Bikini asks all to warn of nukes

Feb 28, 2011

Mayor of Bikini asks all to warn of nukes

The mayor of Bikini Atoll, the site of a U.S. hydrogen bomb test in 1954, called on people throughout Japan, including in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, to work together in keeping alive the memory of the horrors of nuclear weapons. “This is the saddest event ...

Dec 31, 2010

Speed reading aids-users adapt to modern info overload

What’s the secret behind a group of 70- to 80-year-olds with no prior baseball experience suddenly hitting fastballs clocking 150 kph at a batting center? A student who learned the secret suddenly became more proficient at English, while it also helped a businessman improve ...

Studying in U.S. 'key' for entrepreneurs: Roos

Nov 4, 2010

Studying in U.S. 'key' for entrepreneurs: Roos

Studying and pursuing careers in the United States will improve ability to communicate across borders and help Japanese entrepreneurs collaborate with talent around the world, U.S. Ambassador John Roos said Monday. “The value of outside education, of getting intraperspectives and practices, directly bolstered Japan’s ...

AirAsia X looks to add two more Japan cities

Sep 23, 2010

AirAsia X looks to add two more Japan cities

The chief executive officer of AirAsia X, long-haul low-cost carrier based in a Malaysia, said he hopes to add two Japanese airports to its international service by 2012 after starting flights to Tokyo’s Haneda airport in December. “As far as other airports in Japan, ...

| Jul 4, 2010

Judo's Tani juggles election, Olympic gold

HAMAMATSU, Shizuoka Pref. — When two-time Olympic judo gold medalist Ryoko Tani said in May she would run in the upcoming Upper House election — without giving up her goal of winning gold at the 2012 London Olympics — many wondered: Can she pull ...

Dec 26, 2009

Pianist to tickle techno-classical ivories

. The fact that I want to do both and continue doing both is my savior in a way,” he said. Although he has a varied classical repertoire, Schlime has a special attachment to Bach because of his influence on electronic music. “Bach’s music ...