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76 articles published


The end of America's China fantasy

Commentary / World Oct 23, 2018

The end of America's China fantasy

by Brahma Chellaney

Over the last couple of years, the China-policy debate in the US has begun to reflect more realism, with a growing number of voices recognizing China's ambition to supplant its American benefactor as the leading global superpower. But is it too late to rein ...

Kazuo Okada's all-star cast of Asian art

Art Oct 23, 2018

Kazuo Okada's all-star cast of Asian art

by Jeff Michael

To celebrate its fifth anniversary, the Okada Museum of Art in Hakone is bringing out all its major works by the masters — from 16th- and 17th-century Rinpa painters Tawaraya Sotatsu and Ogata Korin to 18th- and 19th-century ukiyo-e artists Kitagawa Utamaro and Katsushika ...

'Resistance of Fog: Fujiko Nakaya'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Oct 23, 2018

'Resistance of Fog: Fujiko Nakaya'

by Yukari Tanaka

Oct. 27-Jan. 20 Acclaimed as the first artist to use fog as a medium in art during the 1970s, Fujiko Nakaya has since presented more than 80 "fog sculptures" around the world. Created using devices that emit water vapor, her environmental sculptures are part installation, ...

'Munch: A Retrospective'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Oct 23, 2018

'Munch: A Retrospective'

by Yukari Tanaka

Oct. 27-Jan. 20 One of the most significant artists of modernism, Edvard Munch (1863-1944) portrayed aspects of the human existence — love, despair, jealousy and loneliness — while depicting the daily life and landscapes of Norway. Focusing on works from the artist's collection on loan from ...

T.League primed to kick off inaugural season

More Sports Oct 23, 2018

T.League primed to kick off inaugural season

by Kaz Nagatsuka

One day before the T.League officially kicks off its inaugural season with a men's match between the Kinoshita Meister Tokyo and T.T Saitama, chairman Koji Matsushita, players and coaches showed their excitement and jitters to be a part of Japan's first professional table tennis ...

Alex Ovechkin ignites Capitals in victory over Canucks

More Sports / Ice Hockey Oct 23, 2018

Alex Ovechkin ignites Capitals in victory over Canucks

Alex Ovechkin had two goals and two assists to lift the Washington Capitals over the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Monday night. The defending Stanley Cup champions also got goals from John Carlson, Evgeny Kuznetsov and T.J. Oshie. Troy Stecher and Sven Baertschi scored for the Canucks ...

Spurs edge winless Lakers in overtime

Basketball / NBA Oct 23, 2018

Spurs edge winless Lakers in overtime

Patty Mills drilled a jumper with seven seconds remaining in overtime to cap a 7-0 run in the final 55 seconds and lift the San Antonio Spurs to a wild 143-142 win over the host Los Angeles Lakers on Monday. The result kept LeBron James ...