Magdalena Osumi

For Magdalena Osumi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Embassies working to help non-Japanese quake survivors

Apr 18, 2016

Embassies working to help non-Japanese quake survivors

Foreign embassies and other diplomatic missions were arranging transportation and offering advice for non-Japanese people affected by the recent Kyushu earthquakes as local officials struggled to get a handle on their situation. “We are trying to reach municipalities to find out the numbers of ...

Mar 31, 2016

Three Tokyo teachers fight against national anthem rule

At risk to their careers and salaries, a group of public school teachers in Tokyo who defied a rule obliging teachers to sing the national anthem during this year’s school ceremonies renewed their call Thursday for its abolishment. At a news conference, three high ...