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Filipino student trio chart map to happy life in Japan

National May 9, 2019

Filipino student trio chart map to happy life in Japan

by Dave Hueston

In navigating their way through Japan's often complex and confusing society, a group of Filipino international students formulated a road map for those who might choose to follow their path and want to spread the word. Through their activities at school and elsewhere, in connection ...

World / Science & Health May 9, 2019

Figures show most EU nations cut output of CO2 last year

Most European Union countries reduced carbon dioxide emissions last year, estimates showed Wednesday, marking a turnaround in the battle against greenhouse gases as campaigners urged faster action to avoid the most damaging effects of climate change. Overall EU emissions from burning oil, coal and gas ...

GM will sell Lordstown plant and invest in Ohio, says Trump

Business May 9, 2019

GM will sell Lordstown plant and invest in Ohio, says Trump

General Motors Co. moved to solve two major political headaches on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump announced the Detroit automaker will sell its Lordstown, Ohio, plant to a company to build electric trucks, while GM said it would maintain some operations at a ...

France seeks Libya cease-fire after Tripoli migrant center is struck

World May 9, 2019

France seeks Libya cease-fire after Tripoli migrant center is struck

France's President Emmanuel Macron called on Wednesday for a cease-fire in the month-long battle for Libya's capital Tripoli after fighting hit a migrant detention center overnight. With foreign powers aghast at the latest flare-up in a nation in chaos since the 2011 toppling of Moammar ...

Biman Bangladesh plane skids off runway in Yangon, leaving 17 injured

World May 9, 2019

Biman Bangladesh plane skids off runway in Yangon, leaving 17 injured

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane skidded off the runway when it landed in bad weather at Yangon's international airport on Wednesday evening, injuring at least 17 people, officials said. The Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft was carrying 29 passengers and four crew when it bounced while ...

Engage in tourism projects

General | NEWS AND NOTES May 9, 2019

Engage in tourism projects

Global Daily Co. Ltd. has launched Japankuru Funding, a website dedicated to international crowdfunding in support of projects for the enjoyment of tourists visiting Japan. The site is available in Japanese, English and traditional Chinese. The name of the website combines "Japan" with "kuru," the ...

MBA team wins event

General | NEWS AND NOTES May 9, 2019

MBA team wins event

A team of MBA students from McGill MBA Japan emerged victorious in the 2019 Japan InterMBA case competition held at Hitotsubashi University's Jimbocho Campus, in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward, on March 31. Students Kaori Ito, Shannon McCarron, Hiromi Naritsuka and Chris Shragin successfully argued their business ...

Fresh sweets within a reverie of greenery

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS May 9, 2019

Fresh sweets within a reverie of greenery

A nighttime buffet of tasty treats amid botanical gardens awaits guests at the Yokohama Bay Sheraton Hotel and Towers. On Thursdays and Fridays from July 4 to Aug. 30, the Sheraton's Seawind coffee house will present a delightful collection of sweets to relish amid soothing ...

Kakuryu emerges as clear favorite to capture title

Sumo May 9, 2019

Kakuryu emerges as clear favorite to capture title

by John Gunning

Gambling on sumo, like most sports in Japan, is illegal. The Japan Sumo Association also takes a tough line with any of its members involved in such activities, even kicking an ozeki (Kotomitsuki) and stablemaster (Otake) out of the sport completely in 2010 over their ...

Hakuho pulls out of Summer Basho with arm injury

Sumo May 9, 2019

Hakuho pulls out of Summer Basho with arm injury

Yokozuna Hakuho, who was diagnosed with a torn biceps tendon after winning his 42nd title in March, has withdrawn from the upcoming Summer Grand Sumo Tournament, his stablemaster Miyagino said Thursday. According to Miyagino, the yokozuna told him Wednesday evening that he has not fully ...