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Tomoko Otake
Tomoko Otake is a senior writer with a strong interest in health, medical and social issues. A native of Nara Prefecture, she obtained an M.A. in journalism from The University of Montana.
JAPAN
Mar 12, 1999
Experts disagree on bank recapitalization impact
Staff writer
JAPAN
Feb 5, 1999
AmEx exec sees silver lining to recession
While the nation's economy is reeling from years of recession, eroding the confidence of many players in the financial industry, Ian Marsh, president of American Express International Inc., Japan, says now is the time to invest in the Japanese market.
JAPAN
Dec 3, 1998
Seeking Refuge: Arbitary policy shutters window to asylum
Last of a three-part series on Japan's refugee policy
JAPAN
Dec 2, 1998
Seeking Refuge: Process not worth it, chosen one says
Second in a three-part series on Japan's refugee policy
JAPAN
Sep 25, 1998
Special asylum-seeker permits may signal policy shift
Staff writer
JAPAN
Jul 8, 1998
Hospital sign threatens illegal immigrants
Staff writer
JAPAN
Jun 2, 1998
High-fashion bikes hit the streets of Harajuku
In the heart of Tokyo's Harajuku, the nation's fashion capital, Yuumi Mizunaga has opened a shop she hopes will win over the area's young trendsetters.
JAPAN
Apr 30, 1998
Korean resident tastes victory in 12-year legal defeat
Staff writer
JAPAN
Mar 2, 1998
Parents cope with slaying of Japanese-Brazilian son
Staff writer
JAPAN
Feb 6, 1998
Teens fall for 'fashionable' butterfly knives
Staff writer

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Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan