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Einstein's theory of happy living emerges in Tokyo note

Oct 22, 2017

Einstein's theory of happy living emerges in Tokyo note

A note that Albert Einstein gave to a courier in Tokyo, briefly describing his theory on happy living, has surfaced after 95 years and is up for auction in Jerusalem. The year was 1922, and the German-born physicist, most famous for his theory of relativity, ...

Typhoon Lan delays vote-counting in west, central Japan

/ Oct 22, 2017

Typhoon Lan delays vote-counting in west, central Japan

Several regional election boards said Sunday that ballot-counting for the general election would likely be delayed until at least Monday because of transport disruptions caused by Typhoon Lan. Bringing heavy rain and strong winds to western and central Japan, the powerful typhoon halted ferry services ...

Police to probe 60 suspected election law offenses

/ Oct 22, 2017

Police to probe 60 suspected election law offenses

Authorities are ready to begin investigating some 60 cases of suspected Public Offices Election Law violations linked to the general election on Sunday, the National Police Agency said. Police will investigate about 100 people, about half of whom are suspected of buying votes mainly by ...

Identifying the 'liberal' in Japanese politics

/ | Oct 21, 2017

Identifying the 'liberal' in Japanese politics

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The current group of conservative public figures in the United States wants to return to an age when certain middle-class values were ascendant, without acknowledging that many of those values were realized because President Franklin Roosevelt implemented progressive social policies and trade unions had ...