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62 articles published


Editorials Feb 27, 2018

Push to expand legitimate private lodging services

Minpaku (private lodging) services — in which accommodations in private residences are rented out to travelers — are being counted on as a solution to a shortage of hotel rooms to serve the growing numbers of inbound tourists, particularly as the nation prepares to ...

Heavily damaged missing Monet returns home to Japan

Art Feb 27, 2018

Heavily damaged missing Monet returns home to Japan

A painting by French Impressionist master Claude Monet that belonged to a Japanese collector but was lost for decades after World War II is now back in Tokyo, a museum official said Tuesday. The oil painting, around 2 meters long (about 6½ feet) and 4.2 ...

The multifaceted talents of Seiji Togo

Art Feb 27, 2018

The multifaceted talents of Seiji Togo

by Matthew Larking

Seiji Togo (1897-1978) has been characterized as having two distinctive career phases corresponding to youth and maturity. The first was as a pioneer of European modern movements in Japan. The second was as a postwar painter of simplified and smoothly contoured female beauties that ...