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William Hollingworth
For William Hollingworth's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 14, 2012
Table for Two NPO eyes larger overseas presence
One of Japan's fastest-growing nonprofit organizations, which has distributed 16 million meals to African children, is raising its international profile and drawing inspiration from Britain's charitable sector.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 3, 2012
Blind musician Kikuchi readies for more concerts after Paralympics glory
Blind musician Takashi Kikuchi is on a high after playing in front of a global audience at the Paralympic Games and is now preparing for more performances with the prestigious British Paraorchestra.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 10, 2012
Play areas few for kids uprooted by tsunami
Japanese authorities should create more children's play areas in temporary housing zones set up for March 2011 disaster evacuees, according to landscape experts in Britain and Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 1, 2012
Japan, U.K. to team up on defense projects
Plans for Britain and Japan to collaborate on defense projects are likely to be "uncontroversial" in the early stages before moving toward more substantial programs in the future, experts say.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 24, 2012
Physicist's ice creams wow chefs in London
A Japanese woman whose ice cream was praised by a Michelin-starred chef during a popular British cooking competition is now bringing a range of Japanese-themed flavors to Londoners.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 30, 2012
Traditional tweed finds a new life in Japan
Japanese customers are helping breathe new life into a traditional cloth-making industry centered on islands along Scotland's northwest coastline.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 2, 2011
Deafness no barrier for choreographer
Despite being deaf, a Japanese woman in London is forging a successful career as a dancer, teacher and choreographer.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 29, 2011
Eurofighter faces tough dogfight with U.S.
Over the next few months, a consortium of European manufacturers is hoping to persuade the Japanese government to place a multibillion-dollar order for the Eurofighter Typhoon as the country's next mainstay fighter aircraft.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 9, 2011
Hague campaigners doubt Japan's sincerity
Campaigners in Britain welcome Japan's plans to sign up for a treaty on settling cross-border child custody disputes but feel new procedures are needed to effectively implement the agreement.
JAPAN
Jul 8, 2011
Small British aid group was quick on the scene in Tohoku disaster
While the March 11 natural disaster saw household names in the charity sector step forward, one relatively unknown and smaller British organization found its offerings very much in demand.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 29, 2011
London exhibition provides view inside typical Japanese residence
An exhibition in London and an accompanying book are giving people a glimpse inside a typical Japanese home, which the author believes may dispel some Western notions.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 3, 2011
Ex-JET teacher dashed from U.K. to help
While most foreigners were busy leaving the Tohoku region following the March 11 disaster, a British man living in London felt compelled to ignore the travel advice and head to the region to assist with relief efforts.
JAPAN
May 2, 2011
U.K. experts split on chances of grand coalition
Observers in Britain are divided on the prospects of a grand coalition forming in Japan.
JAPAN
Apr 23, 2011
Memory of Sellafield leak rekindled
The release of radioactive materials into the Pacific from the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant is being closely monitored by scientists still observing the consequences of a similar incident in Britain more than 36 years ago.
JAPAN
Mar 2, 2011
'Kawaii' culture taking hold in U.K.
LONDON — Japan's "kawaii" (cute) pop culture style is making an impact on Britain's youth and influencing the wider society, according to experts.
JAPAN
Nov 26, 2010
Japan's fashion impact charted
LONDON — The first exhibition in Europe to comprehensively survey avant-garde Japanese fashion has opened at the Barbican Art Gallery in London.
BUSINESS
Nov 20, 2010
Firms pan U.K. immigration plan
LONDON — Japanese firms are threatening to review future plans to invest in Britain if the new government follows through with its proposal to put an annual cap on immigration levels.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 4, 2010
Cornish estate steps in to save monk's camellia
LONDON — An ailing Buddhist monk from Kyoto, who was concerned his rare collection of camellias could be threatened in Japan, is "thrilled" after they found a new home at a British country estate.
JAPAN
Nov 3, 2010
Titherington was ex-POW who never gave up
LONDON — Former prisoner of war Arthur Titherington, who died last month at the age of 88, was one of Britain's foremost campaigners in the battle to get an apology and compensation from Japan over wartime atrocities.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 1, 2010
Photographer documents 'lost villages'
LONDON — Londoners are getting their first glimpse of the hundreds of Japanese villages suffering from the effects of depopulation.

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Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves