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Editorials May 26, 2017

Stop and rethink conspiracy bill

The government should once again weigh the concern that people's basic rights can be threatened by a bill to amend the law against organized crime — which penalizes the acts of plotting and preparing for crimes without actually carrying them out.

Looking for 'omotenashi' in Cuba's southeast

Travel May 26, 2017

Looking for 'omotenashi' in Cuba's southeast

by Tyler Rothmar

Though half a world apart in geography, history, language and just about anything else you could name, Cuba and Japan are not entirely without similarities. Both are island countries, albeit in different stages of development, and both are in the throes of full-on tourist drives, ...

Nishikori fights way into Geneva Open semis

More Sports / Tennis May 26, 2017

Nishikori fights way into Geneva Open semis

Kei Nishikori survived three match points and produced a thrilling comeback to beat South Africa's Kevin Anderson 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8-6) to reach the semifinals of the Geveva Open on Thursday. The world No. 9, recently hampered by a right wrist injury, made a great ...

Hakuho nears Spring Basho title

Sumo / Basho Reports May 26, 2017

Hakuho nears Spring Basho title

Hakuho capitalized on a loss by fellow yokozuna Harumafuji by knocking over Tamawashi to zero in on his 38th career championship title at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Friday. Harumafuji fell to his second defeat, at the hands of promotion-chasing sekiwake Takayasu, and Hakuho ...

Murata to get rematch after WBA directive

More Sports / Boxing May 26, 2017

Murata to get rematch after WBA directive

Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, the president of the World Boxing Association, on Thursday ordered a rematch of a middleweight title fight between Ryota Murata and Hassan N'Dam of France after the bout ended in controversy. Mendoza also said that two judges, Gustavo Padilla of Panama and ...