Nov 26, 2011

Tohoku kids to get Irish cheer

by Mami Maruko

Irish musicians will bring songs, drawings and messages to encourage and give hope to survivors of the March 11 catastrophe — especially the children — in the Tohoku region from Dec. 6 to 8. Musician Liam O Maonlai and the chorus group Anuna will ...

More diversity in workforce touted as recipe for success

Nov 8, 2011

More diversity in workforce touted as recipe for success

by Mami Maruko

To achieve success both domestically and internationally, Japanese companies need to develop a strategic mind-set that allows employees from various backgrounds — regardless of gender, nationality or age — to build their skills and confidence and apply them to their jobs, according to speakers ...

Nov 8, 2011

Spook out readers, win a Tokyo tour or tome

Share your scariest experience or tell us about your favorite spooky Japanese tale for a chance to win a Haunted Tokyo Tour or a volume of Kurodahan Press’s “Kaiki” series of uncanny short stories. The Japan Times has two tickets for any of director ...