Tag - argentina



Japan Times
Nov 5, 2016
Argentina pummels Brave Blossoms in Joseph's debut
Japan lost 54-20 to Argentina on Saturday to deny Jamie Joseph a winning start to his reign as Brave Blossoms manager.
Japan Times
Nov 4, 2016
Joseph makes national team coaching debut against Argentina
French philosopher Albert Camus once said "You cannot create experience. You must undergo it." It's something the Japan national rugby team will understand Saturday as it takes on Argentina at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground in its first test under new coach Jamie Joseph.
Nov 3, 2016
Olympian Lemeki excited about Brave Blossoms debut
Lomano Lava Lemeki will cap off a memorable year on Saturday when he makes his debut for the Brave Blossoms against Argentina at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground.
Japan Times
Oct 28, 2016
Brave Blossoms coach Joseph opts for new-look squad for test series against Argentina
It will be a new era for Japan rugby when the Brave Blossoms kick off their autumn test series against Argentina on Nov. 5 at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Sep 29, 2016
Poverty haunts third of Argentina's population, first data in years show
Nearly one-third of Argentina's population lives in poverty, the government said on Wednesday in the first official poverty data published in three years, underscoring the difficulty of reaching President Mauricio Macri's stated "zero poverty" goal.
Japan Times
Sep 3, 2016
Messi to miss Venezuela game with groin injury
Lionel Messi's triumphant Argentina comeback has been tempered by a groin injury that has forced his withdrawal from Tuesday's World Cup qualifier in Venezuela.
Aug 31, 2016
New Japan coach Joseph to make debut against Argentina
New Japan coach Jamie Joseph is set for a baptism by fire after it was announced his first game in charge will be against Argentina, the country he won the last of his nine Japan caps against.
Aug 13, 2016
Argentina's 'Loony Radio' making waves
A radio program in Argentina that draws 12 million listeners is produced by patients at a psychiatric hospital in Buenos Aires.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jul 30, 2016
New species of dinosaur discovered in Argentina
Fossils of a carnivorous dinosaur unearthed in Argentina are shedding new light on an intriguing group of predators that apparently were just as happy to slash victims to death with sickle-shaped hand claws as to chomp them into an early grave.
Mar 28, 2016
Records can shed light on U.S. role in Argentina
U.S. President Barack Obama should be praised for engaging in 'declassified diplomacy.'
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Mar 16, 2016
Argentina coast guard sinks Chinese trawler fishing illegally
Argentina's coast guard has sunk a Chinese trawler that was fishing illegally within the nation's territorial waters, officials from the South American country said on Tuesday, marking a first test of relations between President Mauricio Macri and Beijing.
Nov 29, 2015
Macri's moment has come
With Argentina's legislature still controlled by the Peronists, new President Mauricio Macri faces an uphill battle to implement the reforms necessary to turn the country's economy around.
Japan Times
Oct 26, 2015
Australia beats Argentina to set up Rugby World Cup final clash with All Blacks
The 2015 Rugby World Cup final will be a trans-Tasman affair after Australia topped Argentina 29-15 on Sunday.
Japan Times
Oct 20, 2015
Wallabies receive better news on injured players
Australia is growing in confidence that it will be back to full strength for Sunday's Rugby World Cup semifinal against Argentina after getting better news on its injured players.
Japan Times
Oct 18, 2015
Earthquake in northwest Argentina kills at least one, collapses homes
A magnitude-5.9 earthquake struck northwest Argentina on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, leaving at least one person dead, injuring several more and damaging homes, according to local media.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Oct 1, 2015
Argentina celebrates launch of second telecommunications satellite
Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez celebrated the launch of her country's second telecommunications satellite Wednesday, and wants to see the manufacture eight more over the next 20 years, she said.
Japan Times
Aug 22, 2015
Koga, Nagaoka guide Japan to victory in FIVB Women's World Cup opener against Argentina
Sarina Koga scored a team-high 14 points and Miyu Nagaoka added 13 as Japan got off to a good start in the FIVB Women's World Cup by beating Argentina 25-16, 25-19, 25-12 on Saturday at Yoyogi National Gymnasium.
Aug 22, 2015
Messi without peer anywhere in the world
No soccer player in the world can rival Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, not even the great Cristiano Ronaldo.
Japan Times
Jul 31, 2015
Mi Choripan: Argentinian street food in Yoyogi-Uehara
It's not hard to track down Mi Choripan, Yoyogi-Uehara's South American asador (grill). Just look for the porch hand-decorated in cheerful, primary colors, listen for the sound of Caribbean beats leaking out onto the street, and sniff the air for the telltale aroma of sizzling meat.
Japan Times
Jul 22, 2015
'Wild Tales' and black comedy from the dark heart of Argentina
Forget about all the brassy, effects-laden blockbusters crowding the multiplexes this summer: For sheer entertainment value, none are likely to top this Argentine-Spanish anthology of comic shorts. Rich in black humor and satirical invective, "Wild Tales" became the most successful Argentinian movie...


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