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 ...

Finnish go professional has all the right moves

Mar 15, 2016

Finnish go professional has all the right moves

Antti Tormanen, a native of Finland, was 12 when he developed a passion for the ancient board game of go after reading the Japanese manga “Hikaru no Go.” “I got hooked,” Tormanen said of the story, which follows the fortunes of a young go ...