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Wealth of Japan's richest surges nearly 50% during pandemic

National Apr 22, 2021

Wealth of Japan's richest surges nearly 50% during pandemic

Japan's richest people accumulated more wealth over the past year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, with their collective wealth jumping nearly 50%, Forbes Asia reported Thursday. The collective net worth of the country's 50 richest people rose 48% to $249 billion from the previous year, thanks ...

Will the Suga-Biden summit provoke China?

Commentary / Japan Apr 22, 2021

Will the Suga-Biden summit provoke China?

by Kuni Miyake

Based on my observations, global media coverage of the Suga-Biden summit meeting in Washington was rather favorable. Walter Russell Mead, for example, wrote in The Wall Street Journal that Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s visit was “hailed in both countries as a major success,” and ...

Jaguars planning to keep No. 1 pick in NFL draft

More Sports / Football Apr 22, 2021

Jaguars planning to keep No. 1 pick in NFL draft

Try as teams might, the Jacksonville Jaguars are not planning to part with the No. 1 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. Jacksonville is expected to select Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence first overall next Thursday when the draft begins with the Jaguars on the clock ...

Naomi Osaka saddened verdict in Derek Chauvin trial was in doubt

Tennis Apr 22, 2021

Naomi Osaka saddened verdict in Derek Chauvin trial was in doubt

Women's tennis star Naomi Osaka, an outspoken critic of racial injustice, expressed dismay Tuesday that the conviction of a white police officer in the United States for killing a Black man was in doubt. The video footage of Minnesota police officer Derrick Chauvin kneeling on ...