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Taiwanese protesters rally for 'nuclear-free homeland' by 2025

Mar 12, 2018

Taiwanese protesters rally for 'nuclear-free homeland' by 2025

Hundreds gathered at an anti-nuclear rally in Taiwan on Sunday to demand the government keep its pledge to abolish the use of atomic energy by 2025. Waving placards reading "Nuclear go Zero," and "Abolish Nuclear, save Taiwan," protesters rallied outside the presidential office in Taipei ...

Picturing Okinawa: The black and white of cultural identity

Mar 12, 2018

Picturing Okinawa: The black and white of cultural identity

by Stephen Mansfield

Tracing the history of Okinawa as it is represented in the differing genres of experimental, documentary and portrait photography, inevitably leads to the abiding themes of identity, ethnicity and political posture. Located on the outer periphery of the nation, Okinawa, a garrison island where people ...

Win a free autographed copy of 'Mao Asada: My Skating Life'

Mar 12, 2018

Win a free autographed copy of 'Mao Asada: My Skating Life'

The Japan Times is offering several readers the chance to win an autographed copy of the recently released Japanese book "Mao Asada: My Skating Life." Mao, a three-time world champion and the 2010 Olympic silver medalist, talks about her trademark triple axel, participating in two ...

Sharks make Sunwolves pay dearly for mistakes

Mar 12, 2018

Sharks make Sunwolves pay dearly for mistakes

The Sunwolves found out again Saturday that you cannot win a Super Rugby contest if you do not make your tackles and turn pressure into points, going down 50-22 against the Sharks at Kings Park in Durban, South Africa. While more injuries did not help ...

Miho Takagi captures allround world title

/ Mar 12, 2018

Miho Takagi captures allround world title

Miho Takagi became the first Japanese woman to win the speedskating allround world championships after beating defending champion Ireen Wust in a thrilling 1,500-meter race on Saturday. The 1,500 win was partial revenge for Takagi, who had to settle for silver behind Wust over the ...