Blue Hawaii surfs Net to an Asia tour

Jan 14, 2014

Blue Hawaii surfs Net to an Asia tour


Though they hail from the same Montreal music scene that spawned crossover electronica star Grimes, the members of Blue Hawaii don’t have any illusions about where they rank in the popularity stakes. “I come home for Christmas, and my family’s like, ‘Woah, you’re going ...

Oct 19, 2011

Preparing for future disasters

Following discussions in the wake of the March 11 quake and tsunami, an experts’ panel of the Central Disaster Management Council submitted its final report to post-disaster reconstruction minister Tatsuo Hirano in late September. The report called on the central and local governments to ...

Jul 4, 2011

U.S. policy sidelines Gaza

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has made a series of stern and fiery statements recently, giving the impression that war is somehow upon us once again. Oddly, Clinton’s sudden reappearance into the Middle East diplomacy scene was triggered by the brave attempts of ...

Apr 15, 2011

No way to run a government

A shutdown of the United States government has been averted. At the last minute,negotiators from the Republican-controlled House of Representatives struck a deal with their Democratic Party counterparts from the Senate. The final compromise cuts $38.5 billion from the 2010 budget. While that sounds ...