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Japan Times
Jun 6, 2020
'City on Fire' shows a beaten, divided Hong Kong fighting for its identity
In smooth, heady prose, Antony Dapiran shows what he calls “a fight for the very soul of Hong Kong.”
Japan Times
May 29, 2020
Japanese in Beijing hope to reunite with families as Abe lifts emergency
At least 20 percent of Japanese people who were working in the Chinese capital have yet to come back, a survey conducted in late March showed.
Japan Times
Apr 29, 2020
How China is attempting to prevent a second wave of infections
As the first major country to emerge from coronavirus lockdowns, China is focused on avoiding a devastating second wave of infections as it returns to a semblance of pre-pandemic life.
Japan Times
Apr 29, 2020
Xi’s annual political pageant to start in late May after virus-caused delay
China’s plan to resume annual parliamentary sessions delayed by the coronavirus outbreak next month could be seen as a statement of the country’s commitment to get back to normal. The actual gathering may end up showing how much has changed.
Japan Times
Apr 27, 2020
Smile Japan qualifies for 2022 Winter Olympics
Japan's women's hockey team will compete in its third straight Winter Games after securing a berth through its No. 6 world ranking.
Japan Times
Mar 3, 2020
Beijing to quarantine travelers from Japan, South Korea, Iran and Italy amid coronavirus outbreak
All travelers entering Beijing from the coronavirus hotspots of South Korea, Japan, Iran and Italy will have to be quarantined for 14 days, the Deputy Secretary General of the Beijing Municipal Government, Chen Bei, said on Tuesday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Science & Health
Feb 18, 2020
Lung biopsy of deceased China patient shows SARS-like damage
Doctors studying a 50-year-old man who died in China last month from the new coronavirus found that the disease caused lung damage reminiscent of two prior coronavirus-related outbreaks, SARS and MERS.
Japan Times
Feb 14, 2020
China mulls delaying annual legislative meeting amid virus spread, sources say
China is considering postponing the annual meeting of its national parliament scheduled in early March, as the country grapples with the outbreak of a new pneumonia-causing coronavirus, sources close to the matter said Thursday.
Japan Times
Nov 13, 2019
New York beats Tokyo to become world's top innovative city
New York took first place in a list of the world's most innovative cities on Tuesday, with the United States performing strongly for its embrace of smart technology and startups.
Japan Times
Nov 3, 2019
Injuries reported after police and protesters clash in upmarket Hong Kong shopping mall
Hong Kong anti-government protesters crowded an upmarket shopping mall in running clashes with police Sunday, with several suffering bloody wounds a day after parts of the Chinese-ruled city became a battleground.
Japan Times
Oct 1, 2019
Naomi Osaka cruises past Andrea Petkovic to reach third round of China Open
Naomi Osaka steamrolled into the third round of the China Open with a 6-2, 6-0 win over German qualifier Andrea Petkovic in a seemingly effortless hour on Tuesday afternoon.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 1, 2019
Daisuke Takahashi a good fit for ice dance
Just 15 months after shocking the skating world with his return after a four-year retirement, Daisuke Takahashi has done it again.
Sep 11, 2019
Beijing clamps down on fuel, firework sales ahead of China's 70th anniversary
Beijing will temporarily halt self-service at filling stations and sales of fireworks, part of a series of measures intended to keep the Chinese capital safer and cleaner before celebrations marking 70 years since the founding of the country.
Japan Times
Aug 27, 2019
Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike and Beijing officials confirm Olympic cooperation for 2020 and 2022
Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike and top officials in Beijing confirmed Monday that they will cooperate over the upcoming Summer and Winter Olympic Games.
Japan Times
Jun 25, 2019
Former NBA star Stephon Marbury to coach CBA's Beijing Royal Fighters
Two-time NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury was named head coach of the Beijing Royal Fighters of the Chinese Basketball Association on Monday.
Japan Times
May 21, 2019
Urawa cruises past Beijing to reach Asian Champions League knockout stage
Kazuki Nagasawa and Yuki Muto scored first-half goals, while Shinzo Koroki added a third late in the game as the Urawa Reds advanced to the Asian Champions League knockout stage with a 3-0 win over Group G rival Beijing Guoan.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 22, 2019
Toyota to tie up with major Chinese automaker on fuel cell vehicles
Toyota Motor Corp. said Monday it will supply its fuel cell vehicle technology to major Chinese automaker Beijing Automotive Group Co. as it seeks to expand business in the world's largest auto market by volume.
Japan Times
Jan 14, 2019
All the rage: Chinese vent their stress in Beijing 'anger room'
It took Smash customer Qiu Siyu just a few sharp blows with a baseball bat to wreck what looked like an old car radio, after which two friends battered telephones, audio speakers, rice cookers and even a mannequin.
Japan Times
Oct 26, 2018
Panasonic teams up with Chinese hot pot chain Haidilao to open robot restaurants
In Haidilao International Holding Ltd.'s hot pot restaurants, robots are replacing chefs and waiters.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design
Sep 30, 2018
Beijing showcases China's design potential
Chinese history and artisanship inspire Japanese creators at the first Design China Beijing fair


Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan