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Almost 70% of young Japanese feel stress from gaze of others

National Oct 22, 2018

Almost 70% of young Japanese feel stress from gaze of others

Nearly 70 percent of young people in Japan feel stressed when they are under the gaze of other people, a survey by Mandom Corp. has shown. The Osaka-based cosmetics maker said the result may reflect the spread of communication via social media instead of face-to-face ...

Thai filmmaker creates an intimate portrait of girl group BNK48

Film Oct 22, 2018

Thai filmmaker creates an intimate portrait of girl group BNK48

Thai filmmaker Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit wasn't sure whether to believe it when he was offered unfettered, behind-the-scenes access into the normally closely guarded and secretive world of one of Asia's biggest pop idol bands. Turns out the director got closer than he could have ever dreamed. "There ...

Ausmus tapped to lead Angels

Baseball / MLB Oct 22, 2018

Ausmus tapped to lead Angels

Brad Ausmus was named the Los Angeles Angels' manager on Sunday, moving from the front office to the dugout to replace longtime skipper Mike Scioscia. General manager Billy Eppler announced the hiring of Ausmus, who served as Eppler's special assistant last season after four years ...

Takuto Otoguro advances to final at worlds

More Sports Oct 22, 2018

Takuto Otoguro advances to final at worlds

Takuto Otoguro advanced to the World Wrestling Championships finals on Sunday, setting up the chance to become Japan's youngest male world champion. Otoguro defeated Russia's Akhmed Chakaev 15-10 in the men's 65-kg weight class on the second day of action at Budapest Sports Arena. The 19-year-old ...

Ai Fukuhara announces retirement from table tennis

More Sports Oct 22, 2018

Ai Fukuhara announces retirement from table tennis

Ai Fukuhara, a four-time Olympian in women's table tennis for Japan, announced on her blog Sunday that she is retiring from competition. One of Japan's most popular athletes, Fukuhara rose to fame as a child prodigy. She competed at the Olympics from 2004 to 2016, ...