Tag - charities



Japan Times
May 2, 2020
At overloaded thrift shops, coronavirus is wreaking havoc
A glut of donations and a lack of demand have left a crucial American industry reeling.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Mar 1, 2018
Meghan Markle hopes to 'shine a light' on women's rights as British royal
Meghan Markle, the actress fiancee of Britain's Prince Harry, said on Wednesday that the time was never better to focus on women's rights as she takes up her work with royal charities.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Jul 26, 2017
Italy seeks 'code of conduct' for charity ships rescuing migrants as death toll rises
The Italian government on Tuesday threatened to shut humanitarian groups that operate migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean out of the country's ports if they do not sign a "code of conduct.
Japan Times
Apr 17, 2016
Kumamoto quake info: where to go, how to help
Starting with a magnitude-6.5 quake on April 14, a series of major earthquakes have hit the central Kumamoto area of Japan, causing deaths, injuries and widespread damage to the area's residences and infrastructure. As aftershocks continue, tens of thousands of people have moved into evacuation centers...
Japan Times
Sep 28, 2011
Eat a potato chip and send a kid to college
Three major manufacturers have set up a fund for orphans' continuing education
Japan Times
Apr 29, 2011
Let them rent mansions: Compensation for disaster victims will barely make a difference
Compensation in the form of donations and government grants are finally starting to reach disaster victims. Will it be enough?
Japan Times
Mar 8, 2010
Tax deductions and the myth of the "no-donation culture"
With few incentives to give to charities and few that qualify as NPOs, it no surprise that Japan has a bum rap as a 'no-donation' culture.


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals