Jan 7, 2016

Turkish men arrested over October brawl near embassy

Police on Thursday arrested two Turkish men, one an ethnic Kurd, for allegedly beating two police officers and obstructing their duties during a brawl last October that broke out near the Turkish Embassy in Tokyo. Demolition laborers Bayav Ercan, a 33-year-old from Aichi Prefecture, ...

Jul 19, 2015

Encouraging political participation

With the voting age being lowered to 18 next year, young people must be better educated about the role they should play to help keep Japan's democracy healthy.