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Feb 3, 2016

U.N. expert on freedom of expression to visit Japan in April

A U.N. expert in charge of freedom of expression, whose visit was postponed at the Foreign Ministry’s request, will visit Japan in April, the ministry said Wednesday. David Kaye, U.N. special rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion ...

Feb 3, 2016

Celebrated noh actor Kan Hosho dies at 81

Kan Hosho, a celebrated actor of noh classical musical drama, died Monday at his home in Tokyo’s Nerima Ward. He was 81 and had been suffering throat cancer. Hosho, the first son of Yaichi Hosho, also a noh actor, was given the state honor ...