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COMMUNITY CHEST

Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Oct 18, 2021
From the 'pink tax' to political representation, readers sound off on the status of women in Japan
Students from the American School in Tokyo write in to express their concerns on where Japan stands when it comes to participation by women.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Nov 4, 2018
An empty space on a Japanese train, a full mailbox of diverse views on the 'gaijin seat'
Baye McNeil's recent Black Eye column on the 'gaijin seat' garnered a great deal of attention. Here are some readers' responses.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Oct 3, 2018
What does the future hold for Naomi Osaka and Japanese dual nationals?: Readers' views
Some readers' letters in response to the recent Community articles about Japan's first tennis singles Grand Slam champion.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
May 23, 2018
Readers' views: katakana name frustration, U.S. gun violence and Europe as a Japan study-abroad option
A selection of responses from readers to recent stories on the Community pages.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices
Apr 4, 2018
Readers' views on intercultural insensitivity, Japanese schooling, English gaps and an inspirational Indian
Some readers' responses to recent stories on the Community pages:
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Feb 21, 2018
Japan Times readers sound off on courtesy, blackface and education
A selection of letters about recent stories on the Community pages.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jan 7, 2018
Much for Japan Times Community readers to crow and squawk about in year of the rooster
A selection of unpublished letters about Community stories from the first half of 2017.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jan 7, 2018
More readers' responses to Japan Times Community articles from 2017
A selection of unpublished letters about Community stories from the second half of last year.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Dec 18, 2017
In case you missed them: a year of responses to Community stories, part 3
The last in a series of selections of unpublished letters about Community stories from the previous year.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Oct 1, 2017
Kumano Kodo guide unfairly singled out
A letter regarding Amy Chavez's Japan Lite column 'Blame for 'bad tourists' to Japan lies with the advice they never receive.'
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Aug 30, 2017
Readers pay tribute to longtime Japan Times columnist Jean Pearce
A selection of readers' — and writers' — tributes to Jean Pearce, who for decades helped Japan's foreign community feel more at home in their adopted country.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jul 9, 2017
Tributes to Jean Pearce, who shaped the foreign community's experience of Japan
Jean Pearce, who for decades helped Japan's foreign community feel more at home in their adopted country through her columns in The Japan Times, passed away peacefully on June 14 at the age of 96 in Washington, D.C.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jun 9, 2017
In case you missed them: a year of responses to Community stories, part 2
The second in a series of selections of unpublished letters about Community stories from the previous year.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
May 17, 2017
Thirty years of JET: countless treasured memories and priceless gaffes
Past participants in the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme recall their most memorable experiences, from the inspiring to the excruciating.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Feb 23, 2017
In case you missed them: a year of responses to Community stories, part 1
The first in a series of selections of unpublished letters about Community stories from the year just passed.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jul 20, 2016
Readers' letters: Rote learning, vocab and Eiken's aims
Some readers' responses to last month's article by Hans Karlsson, 'Is the Eiken doing Japan's English learners more harm than good?'
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jun 29, 2016
Letters: Snowden and the sheeple; 'U.S. Marines culture' was once like Japan's
A couple of readers' responses to recent Community Page articles.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Dec 31, 2015
The issues that grabbed you or got your goat in the Year of the Sheep
Readers praise and pan Community articles from the past 12 months.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Sep 20, 2015
Treatment of Mount Fuji horses and WWII mea culpas: readers' responses
Some readers' responses to recent Community articles.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Apr 8, 2015
Do Western men have it bad in Japan? Readers discuss
A small selection of the large number of comments received in response to Olga Garnova's recent column, 'Spare a thought for Western men trapped in Japan.'

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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