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SoftBank's group net profit fell 97.8% in April-June

Business / Corporate Aug 8, 2017

SoftBank's group net profit fell 97.8% in April-June

SoftBank Group Corp.'s group net profit in the April-June period fell 97.8 percent from a year earlier to ¥5.52 billion, following a one-time gain last year from the sale of shares in an affiliate. The telecommunications and internet services giant said its group operating profit ...

Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

Business Aug 8, 2017

Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

Internet giant Google has fired the male engineer at the center of an uproar in Silicon Valley over the past week after he authored an internal memo asserting there are biological causes behind gender inequality in the tech industry. James Damore, the engineer who wrote ...

Editorials Aug 8, 2017

Indecision in Afghanistan

After 16 years of bloody fighting, there is no indication that Washington has a better sense of how to address the festering conflict in Afghanistan.

Buddhist hells are frighteningly human

Art Aug 8, 2017

Buddhist hells are frighteningly human

by Matthew Larking

Popularly known as Genshin (942-1017), the high-ranking Buddhist prelate Eshin Sozu was said to have been born following his devout mother's prayers to the Kannon of Takaoji Temple in Taima, Nara Prefecture. Genshin began the road to monkhood in youth, studying at Kyoto's Enryakuji Temple ...