After seeing miscommunication and bullying firsthand, Yogendra "Yogi" Puranik decided to stand up and do something about it. Now, as a politician, he hopes to be a bridge between two communities.
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Learning Japanese and want a bit of extra cash? Getting a part-time job in the service industry can teach you a lot more than the language.
Emperor Naruhito ascended to the throne on May 1, 2019, ushering in the Reiwa Era. We asked people in Tokyo what they would do if they were emperor for a day. Gregory Popelka English teacher, 26, U.S. I'd have a big party and everybody would come and ...
If you don't have any plans for Golden Week, what would you have done? And what do you recommend other people do?
Maria Bueno Working in Japan, Spanish The best thing about 2018 was traveling. I live in Japan so I had opportunities to travel around Asia. I visited Nepal and had a great experience. My main goal for 2019 is to learn Japanese because I've been living ...
Those long commutes to work can be rough, luckily smartphones can help pass the time.
What do Tokyoites and tourists think of Canada legalizing pot for recreational use? Could or should it ever happen in Japan?
After following their husbands to Japan, educated Indian women face obstacles tracking down work that matches their qualifications.
In the wake of Naomi Osaka's historic triumph in the U.S. Open, The Japan Times asked people what they think makes a person Japanese. Is it parentage, language, culture or a combination of factors? Hiroyuki Fujisawa, 71 Restaurateur (Japanese) The way that Japanese think, to be Japanese, ...
Japan-based supporters of Group H teams fighting it out for the ultimate prize at the FIFA World Cup speak to The Japan Times.