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Japan Times
Nov 26, 2020
Diego Maradona, one of soccer’s all-time greats, dies at 60
News of the death brought an outpouring of mourning and remembrance in Argentina, becoming virtually the sole topic of conversation.
Japan Times
Nov 10, 2020
Argentina itching to join Tri-Nations fray against All Blacks
Having spectated as Australia and New Zealand traded blows in the opening weeks of the Tri-Nations, Argentina is the prospect of joining the fray on Saturday when they face the All Blacks in Sydney.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health / FOCUS
Aug 26, 2020
Developing countries don’t want to wait for superpowers’ vaccines
After COVID-19’s emergence in Buenos Aires led to a strict lockdown in March, Juliana Cassataro and her fellow vaccine researchers grew concerned. The U.S., Europe and China had already revved up their quests to obtain shots; how far back in line would Argentina have to wait for supplies?
Japan Times
May 22, 2020
Japan raises travel advisory for India and 10 other countries
The countries are expected to be added to a list of 100 countries and regions subject to an entry ban for foreign travelers soon.
Japan Times
Apr 12, 2020
Japan's Cabinet ministers to skip overseas trips during virus-curbed Golden Week
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Cabinet are expected to cancel any overseas trips planned for Golden Week because of the coronavirus pandemic, sources familiar with the situation said.
Jan 7, 2020
Argentina boosts security at airports and U.S. Embassy over Iran tensions
Argentina's government boosted security at its airports, borders and the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires as tensions simmer between the United States and Iran, the South American country's defense minister told local media on Monday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 19, 2019
Bolivian prosecutors issue arrest warrant for exiled Morales for alleged sedition and terrorism
Bolivian prosecutors on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for exiled former President Evo Morales over allegations of sedition and terrorism related to accusations from the interim government that he has been stirring unrest since resigning.
Japan Times
Dec 12, 2019
Mathias Calfani helps Brave Thunders with solid play
Mathias Calfani's passion for basketball is evident on every possession.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Oct 28, 2019
Argentina's Peronists sweep back into power as conservative President Mauricio Macri ousted amid economic crisis
Argentina's Peronists swept back into power on Sunday, ousting conservative President Mauricio Macri in an election result that shifts Latin America's No. 3 economy firmly back toward the left after it was battered by an economic crisis.
Japan Times
Oct 5, 2019
England whips Argentina, becomes first team to secure spot in RWC quarterfinals
After an embarrassing exit in the pool phase when it was the tournament host four years ago, England traveled to Japan determined to make sure it wouldn't happen again at the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Japan Times
Oct 3, 2019
England ready for Argentina clash
England head coach Eddie Jones on Thursday paid tribute to Japan's "outstanding" Rugby World Cup win over Ireland, before turning his attention back to his team's crunch match against Argentina this weekend.
Japan Times
Oct 1, 2019
Drop goals making a comeback as vital scoring weapon at Rugby World Cup
The drop goal is by far the rarest form of scoring in rugby, but it has a rich history at the Rugby World Cup — including deciding two finals — and looks to be making a comeback again in Japan this year as a weapon to unlock tight contests.
Japan Times
Sep 29, 2019
Argentina — a cautionary tale for Trump's America
Argentina was one of the world's richest economies in the first few decades of the 20th century, but subsequently became a cautionary tale of how a wealthy country can lose its way.
Japan Times
Sep 27, 2019
Turning pressure into points key against top teams, Tonga assistant Grant Doorey says
Intensity and bravery can only take the lower-tier nations so far against rugby's elite sides and the key to running them close is to turn pressure into points, Tonga forwards coach Grant Doorey said on Friday.
Sep 24, 2019
France's players angry about scrum refereeing at Rugby World Cup
France's players are fuming over the refereeing during their last-gasp win over Argentina in their Pool C opener at the Rugby World Cup.
Japan Times
Sep 24, 2019
Tonga's Kurt Morath, Nafi Tuitavake to miss remainder of RWC due to injuries
Tonga has lost the services of flyhalf Kurt Morath and center Nafi Tuitavake for the remainder of the Rugby World Cup after they were injured in their opening 35-3 Pool C defeat to England on Sunday.
Japan Times
Sep 21, 2019
France escapes with narrow victory over Argentina
Three-time Rugby World Cup runner-up France managed to get off to a winning start in the tournament's 2019 edition with a nail-biting, 23-21 victory over Argentina in their first Pool C game at Tokyo Stadium on Saturday.
Japan Times
Sep 20, 2019
Spain's superior teamwork produced glorious results at FIBA World Cup
Maybe 13 is a lucky number after all.
Sep 7, 2019
Argentina enjoys Sydney seaside romp en route to RWC
Winger Bautista Delguy scored four tries as Argentina romped to a 74-0 victory over Australian club Randwick at Coogee Oval on Saturday in the Pumas' final match before the Rugby World Cup.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Sep 2, 2019
Argentina imposes capital controls as debt crisis escalates, gives exporters five days to repatriate foreign currencies
Argentina's government authorized currency controls Sunday in an about-face by President Mauricio Macri, who had previously lifted many protectionist practices of his predecessor, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.


The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan