Two photographers in a state of play

Jan 15, 2014

Two photographers in a state of play

by John L. Tran

In an intriguing double-header, two of photography's more colorful characters are exhibited together at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, providing an interesting glimpse of art form as play.

Sep 29, 2011

Satisfying anti-corruption fast

In his Sept. 21 article, “Game show challenge in India,” writer Kevin Rafferty calls the anti-corruption fast of Anna Hazare a tamasha, a rural word for a classical drama. It is used generally in a negative sense. We Indian citizens watched this high drama ...

Jul 16, 2011

A media empire crumbles

by Hugh Cortazzi

Scandals have often dominated the British media, but few have been as remarkable as the revelations which have been appearing almost every day about the misdeeds of journalists on the British populist mass circulation Sunday paper The News of the World. This was owned ...

Apr 24, 2011

Deeper problem than Fukushima

The April 20 editorial “Nuclear crisis and Japan’s image” is off the mark. It mistakes officially voiced opinions for what Europeans, at least, actually begin to see when they look at Japan. A similar accident like the one at Fukushima could have happened anywhere ...

Apr 3, 2011

Leaders must anticipate disaster

Again, America is witnessing an international crisis, this time the earthquake-tsunami aftermath in Japan. As we have seen so many times in recent years — especially after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans (2005) — our nation’s leaders appear to grow wiser by reaction rather ...

Jan 13, 2011

Aussie fisheries strictly managed

Regarding Hillel Wright’s Jan. 9 Timeout article, “Are Japan’s fish lovers eating tuna to extinction?“: How utterly laughable it is for Hiroyuki Kuroda of Japan’s Fisheries Research Agency to say that regulatory agencies believe that stock assessments of southern bluefin tuna (SBT), which are ...