May 27, 2014

McCartney leaves hospital and Japan

Music legend Paul McCartney has recovered from an illness that forced the cancelation of his Asian tour and has left Japan, a concert organizer said Tuesday.McCartney “has recovered well enough to travel on an airplane,” said an official from Kyodo Tokyo, the organizer of ...

McCartney, hit by virus, cancels second Tokyo show

May 18, 2014

McCartney, hit by virus, cancels second Tokyo show

Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney canceled a second concert in Tokyo Sunday after contracting a virus and said he was sorry for letting fans down.The 71-year-old English pop veteran had already canceled a planned performance at the National Stadium on Saturday, the day after coming down ...

Jun 19, 2011

Opinion article at war with itself

In his June 14 article, “Japan gropes for leadership,” Kazuo Ogoura writes in tautologies and paradoxes. He asserts that Japan has built a “safe and efficient society” by concentrating on safety and efficiency, yet he insists that this effort has left Japan, “vulnerable to ...