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Editorials Apr 10, 2019

Take steps to curb corporate workers' hours

While the government's new work-style reform measures mark a first step toward curbing the excessively long working hours of many corporate employees, it only sets the baseline from which each firm needs to make further efforts to cut employees' work hours.

Know your rights as a language teacher

Issues | LEARNING CURVE Apr 10, 2019

Know your rights as a language teacher

by Kris Kosaka

Dennis Tesolat is chair of the General Union based in Osaka. Founded in 1991, the organization is part of a national private sector trade union known as Zenkoku-Ippan (the National Union of General Workers), which belongs to a confederation known as Zenrokyo (National Trade ...

Consadole, FC Tokyo earn Levain Cup victories

Soccer / J. League Apr 10, 2019

Consadole, FC Tokyo earn Levain Cup victories

Japan striker Musashi Suzuki bagged a hat trick as Consadole Sapporo thrashed visiting Shonan Bellmare 4-1 in the Levain Cup on Wednesday night. The recent Samurai Blue debutant completed his hat trick 20 minutes into the second half of the Group A clash at Sapporo ...

Red Sox stumble again in home opener

Baseball / MLB Apr 10, 2019

Red Sox stumble again in home opener

The Boston Red Sox blanketed Fenway Park with pieces of the city's championship past to welcome the newest members of their World Series title club. It wasn't enough to ward off another setback for a team yet to resemble the one that hoisted the trophy ...

Dwyane Wade goes out a winner in Miami

Basketball / NBA Apr 10, 2019

Dwyane Wade goes out a winner in Miami

Dwyane Wade's wife was slapping his backside in celebration. His oldest son, the heir to the Wade basketball throne, was on the Miami bench for the final minutes. Former President Barack Obama sent a video. John Legend and Chrissy Teigen were courtside. The "M-V-P" chants rained ...

Magic Johnson abruptly resigns as Lakers' president

Basketball / NBA Apr 10, 2019

Magic Johnson abruptly resigns as Lakers' president

Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of this franchise just over two years ...