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More Sports / Boxing Jul 31, 2019

Organizers reveal boxing schedule for 2020 Olympics

The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday revealed the competition schedule for boxing, which recently gained approval to be included at the games after the sport's governing body was stripped of its role. Boxing will be held between July 25-Aug. 9 next ...

Sanfrecce survives late rally to beat Frontale

Soccer / J. League Jul 31, 2019

Sanfrecce survives late rally to beat Frontale

Sanfrecce Hiroshima held on for a 3-2 win over Kawasaki Frontale in the J. League first division Wednesday following a furious late comeback from the visitors. Sanfrecce stunned the two-time defending champions by taking a 3-0 lead through goals from Sho Sasaki, Douglas Vieira and ...

Japan may achieve fiscal health in fiscal 2027: government

Business / Economy Jul 31, 2019

Japan may achieve fiscal health in fiscal 2027: government

Japan may achieve fiscal health in the year ending March 2028, one year later than previously estimated, due to decreased tax revenues amid a slowdown in the global economy, the government's latest projections showed Wednesday. According to the long-term projections, the government will run a ...

Lessons in conflict resolution from Africa

Commentary / Japan Jul 31, 2019

Lessons in conflict resolution from Africa

by Shihoko Goto

As TICAD expands and deepens Japan's interests in Africa, the conference should also highlight what lessons African countries can offer to industrialized countries when it comes to overcoming comparative disadvantages and demonstrating the power of leadership.