Meta

RSS

Linda's RSS feed

Linda Sieg

For Linda Sieg's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Japan hit by worst weather disaster in decades: Why did so many die?

Jul 11, 2018

Japan hit by worst weather disaster in decades: Why did so many die?

Torrential rains unleashed floods and set off landslides in western Japan last week, killing at least 176 people, forcing millions to evacuate and leaving dozens missing in the country's worst weather disaster in 36 years. Below are some reasons for the high death toll: Extreme weather Remnants ...

Edano's David goes after Abe's 'arrogant' Goliath in Diet

/ Dec 14, 2017

Edano's David goes after Abe's 'arrogant' Goliath in Diet

The leader of the small Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, which exceeded expectations in October's snap poll, now hopes that by offering clear policy alternatives he can oust Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition in the next election. One key to achieving that ambitious goal, ...