Shocked by gender inequality and wanting to do something about it, Noemi Inoue decided to naturalize and stand for her local council.
Amnesty International Japan introduced the Gender Human Rights Education Project, with an aim to provide a forum and tools for students to learn about and discuss gender, discrimination and human rights protection
In her latest work, "The Emissary," Yoko Tawada joins the ranks of other Japanese writers who use their writing to comment on the catastrophic and irrevocable effects of environmental disasters on society.
Resplendent with pristine beaches, clear blue waters and outdoor activities aplenty, the Ogasawara Islands are a relaxing "Japan away from Japan."
American Peter Jennings vividly remembers the day he was called into his CEO’s office. “He said, ‘I have a question for you. Would you be interested in another overseas assignment as president of Dow in Japan?’ I was totally surprised, but thrilled to have ...
SIETAR Japan seeks to promote intercultural communication through lectures and workshops, special interest group meetings, an annual conference, retreats and social gatherings.
The Seto Inland Sea's Shodoshima island, with its scenic vistas, beaches, cultivated olives and movie history, is a slice of the Mediterranean in Japan.
With a population of just 336,000, on the surface the Nordic nation of Iceland may not seem to have much in common with Japan, which has 380 times as many people.
Loukas Karatsolis, the outgoing Greek ambassador, met with The Japan Times at the embassy in April to share upcoming developments. He predicted a busy time ahead, with Japan and Greece celebrating 120 years of diplomatic ties in 2019.
Another of our occasional "in search of" columns featuring people hoping for a blast from their pasts, along with an update on efforts to help children and parents in international abduction cases.