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Japan Times
May 15, 2022
Make rice, not war: Chefs and brewers cook for Ukraine
Some of Japanu2019s top chefs, brewers and distillers came together to support Ukraine with nothing more than rice and seaweed.
Japan Times
Mar 14, 2022
Safety advocate continues to call for protective measures at baseball games
The issue of foul balls rocketing into the stands and causing injury is hardly a new one. A 14-year-old boy died after being struck by a foul ball while attending a game in 1970.
Japan Times
Jan 17, 2021
With an eye toward Japan, fans call on MLB to protect crowds from dangerous foul balls
One activist believes the methods used by NPB teams to prevent injuries in the stands could easily be applied to the majors.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 24, 2019
Seven-Eleven Japan to wrap its billions of rice balls in bioplastic
Convenience store operator Seven-Eleven Japan Co. said Monday it will start selling all of its rice balls in wraps made of biomass plastics, possibly from July, as it aims to reduce the use of fossil-fuel-derived materials.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 9, 2015
Ikea adds veggie balls to lure vegan shoppers to popular restaurants
Ikea dished out a vegan-friendly version of its famed Swedish meatballs on Wednesday, aiming to lure more shoppers to furniture stores that already sell close to a billion meatballs a year.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 5, 2015
Japanese baseball taking cover after foul-ball decision
Japanese baseball officials appear headed for the trenches after a court's unprecedented decision to force a team to compensate a female spectator who was blinded in one eye when she was hit by a line drive at a ballgame.


Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves