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A report released by a global union federation Wednesday demanded better conditions for laborers working on the construction of Tokyo Games facilities after several "alarming" cases of suspected labor violations were uncovered. The report from Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI), titled "The Dark Side ...
A former official of the now-defunct Ryukyu government is disappointed that U.S. bases remain concentrated in Okinawa Prefecture despite a proposal made before its 1972 reversion to Japanese control. The prefecture on Wednesday marked the 47th anniversary of its return to Japanese administration from U.S. ...
New ozeki Takakeisho has pulled out of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament due to a right-knee injury, the Japan Sumo Association said Thursday. The 22-year-old wrestler, promoted to the sport's second-highest rank for the 15-day tournament which began Sunday at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan, sustained the ...