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NeoPhoenix bounce back against Albirex

Basketball / B. League Apr 30, 2017

NeoPhoenix bounce back against Albirex

by Ed Odeven

Rebounding takes effort, hard work and determination. The San-en NeoPhoenix demonstrated this winning formula in a 73-69 victory over the Niigata Albirex BB on Sunday. The NeoPhoenix won the battle on the boards, outrebounding the hosts 50-44 in Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture. Six San-en players had four or ...

Wolfe helps Lions take bite out of Marines

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 30, 2017

Wolfe helps Lions take bite out of Marines

Brian Wolfe worked seven efficient innings for the Seibu Lions, who beat the Chiba Lotte Marines 2-1 in the Pacific League on Sunday afternoon. Wolfe (4-0) threw just 69 pitches before leaving the mound having allowed just two singles. The 36-year-old former Toronto Blue Jays ...

Editorials Apr 30, 2017

China's new aircraft carrier

China's military developments are incompatible with its claim to a "peaceful rise" and its argument that its military buildup is aimed at self-defense.

Asia's American menace

Commentary / World Apr 30, 2017

Asia's American menace

by Brahma Chellaney

The need for constant adjustment to Trump's policy flip-flops will only stoke greater anxiety among America's allies and partners, who now run the risk that their core interests will be used as bargaining chips.

First Japan House opens in Brazil

Style & Design Apr 30, 2017

First Japan House opens in Brazil

by Danielle Demetriou

London, Los Angeles, Sao Paulo. There is little at first sight that seems to unite these three cities, which are diverse in geography and climate as well as architecture, cuisine and atmosphere. Yet these metropolitan hubs will soon be connected by one unexpectedly common thread ...