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BRAZIL

COMMENTARY / World
Nov 23, 2016
BRICS falls under China's sway
Just as China dominates the other new institutions of which it is a founding member — from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank — it is using BRICS to assertively push its own interests.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Nov 18, 2016
Former Rio governor arrested in Olympic corruption probe
The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state was arrested on Thursday as part of a corruption investigation linked to a World Cup project and other works worth billions of dollars, in a blow to Brazil's ruling party that may fuel political instability.
JAPAN
Oct 19, 2016
Business tops Abe's talks with Brazil's Temer
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Brazilian counterpart, President Michel Temer, agreed Wednesday to pursue economic cooperation in infrastructure projects, while the new Brazilian president seeks foreign investment in a bid to shore up the nation's battered economy.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 5, 2016
Brazil president to visit Japan in October
Brazilian President Michel Temer is planning to visit Japan in mid-October for talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in what would be the first trip by the leader of the South American country in eight years, according to government sources.
WORLD
Sep 22, 2016
Brazilian forest fires threaten uncontacted tribes
Forest fires raging in northeast Brazil are forcing indigenous people out of their traditional territories and threatening uncontacted tribes, an indigenous leader said on Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 5, 2016
Abe holds first talks with Brazil's new president
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Monday with new Brazilian President Michel Temer to discuss strengthening ties between the two countries.
MORE SPORTS
Sep 1, 2016
Ferrari's Massa to retire after season
Brazilian Felipe Massa announced on Thursday that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the season.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 1, 2016
Brazil's new leader, Temer, is a consensus-builder who now must prepare for a fight
Michel Temer is a president few Brazilians want, replacing a leader few saw fit to stay.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Aug 21, 2016
Brazil beats Germany on penalties to win first-ever Olympic soccer gold
Host nation Brazil — the most successful country in soccer history — finally claimed its first-ever Olympic gold medal in the sport after beating Germany 5-4 on penalties following a 1-1 draw in Saturday's men's final at the Rio Games.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Aug 20, 2016
Olympic torchbearer is king of the hill at Copacabana Beach
What were the odds of coming across a man who was a torchbearer for the 2016 Rio Olympics on a morning hike to the top of the Morro do Leme, the site of Forte Duque de Caxias, at the east end of Copacabana Beach?
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Aug 19, 2016
Record total of gay athletes at Olympics boosts Brazil's homosexual community
The record number of openly gay Olympic athletes has boosted the acceptance of Brazil's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community amid a backlash over same-sex marriages, homosexuals said.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Aug 18, 2016
Japanese fans shrug off crime and Zika in Rio, look forward to Tokyo's turn
Japanese attending the Rio Olympics say they have found the host city safer than they were led to believe and are looking forward to welcoming the world at the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Aug 17, 2016
Celebrating Japan's multicultural Olympians
Meet the athletes flying the flag for Japan and challenging the conventional definition of what it means to be Japanese.
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 15, 2016
Brazil's partisans go for the Olympic gold
Brazil's fueding parties lost no time in trying to politicize a judoka's gold medal performance.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Aug 14, 2016
Brazil struggling to match Olympic enthusiasm with sporting success
Japan may be riding high in the medal table at the Rio Olympics, but the host country is not having the same luck.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Aug 14, 2016
Pokemon craze challenges Olympics for popularity in Brazil
Forget beach volleyball, soccer or tennis, not to mention the steeplechase or discus. "Pokemon Go" is challenging the Olympics for most popular game among some young Brazilians.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Aug 9, 2016
Japan women down Brazil for second win
Japan went a long way to ensuring it would get a Rio 2016 women's basketball quarterfinal place by beating Brazil to notch its second straight win on Monday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 8, 2016
In Olympic campaign, Nissan bets on a Brazilian recovery
Like so many things in Rio de Janeiro, Carlos Ghosn's turn in the Olympic Torch Relay on Friday didn't go as planned. Ghosn, who is chief executive officer at both Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA, was supposed to finish his 200-meter leg right in front of a Copacabana hotel covered bottom to top in advertisements...
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 8, 2016
Brazilians divided but upbeat as Olympics arrive
Rio de Janeiro's hosting of the 2016 Olympics has divided public opinion in Brazil, where political and economic crises have put the games under scrutiny like never before.
OLYMPICS
Aug 6, 2016
Lifeguards a must in Brazil even at games
It is safe to say Michael Phelps has no need for a lifeguard watching over him in the Olympic pool but the most decorated Olympian of all time, with 18 gold medals among his career haul of 22, will have one anyway at the Rio Games.

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