Mar 29, 2015

bj-league lifts ban on JT

by Jack Gallagher

The professional basketball bj-league has rescinded its ban on media access by The Japan Times with immediate effect. The ban was instituted on Oct. 11, 2013, and continued for more than 17 months. The bj-league informed The Japan Times of the decision via e-mail ...

Spelling ace Bostrom wins 2014 bee

Mar 23, 2014

Spelling ace Bostrom wins 2014 bee

by Mami Maruko

Michaella Bostrom has been crowned winner of the 5th Japan Times Spelling Bee after besting 37 other students from around the country, booking a ticket to the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington on her third try. “I’m surprised!” the 14-year-old student at ...

Japan Times appoints advisers to improve coverage

Oct 31, 2013

Japan Times appoints advisers to improve coverage

The Japan Times announced Thursday that it has established The Japan Times Media Advisory Board, appointing four distinguished individuals living in Japan to improve the quality of the newspaper and its reportage. The advisory board members, whose terms start Friday and will continue for ...