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COMMUNITY CHEST

COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Mar 18, 2015
Just can't say goodbye to Japan: some readers' letters
Comments in response to Thomas Dillon's recent 'When East Marries West' column, 'Time, gentlemen: When it's time to bid sayonara to Japan, what next?'
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Feb 16, 2015
Readers split over issue of U.S. military presence in Okinawa
Some emails and online comments in response to the claim by a U.S. military official that Okinawan protesters have faked their injuries.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Feb 4, 2015
Readers' letters: bursting bubbles on gaijin life and the Hague child-abduction treaty
A couple of readers' mails in response to recent Just Be Cause columns by Debito Arudou.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jan 19, 2015
Writer's critical take on Jolie's 'Unbroken' raises readers' hackles
Some emails and online comments in response to Nicolas Gattig's recent Foreign Agenda column, 'Japan may shun 'Unbroken' because it's old hat.'
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jan 1, 2015
Readers' letters: Roppongi, Ferguson, 'Massan,' Julien Blanc and more
Some emails received in response to Community articles at the tail end of 2014.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Dec 29, 2014
Discussing sex crimes and Japan's 'safety myth'
A selection of responses to Rachel Halle's recent column, 'Foreign student's account of treatment in rape case points to gaps in Japan's safety myth.'
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Dec 21, 2014
Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble: a gaijin's lot in Japan?
A selection of readers' responses to Debito Arudou's last column, 'Time to burst your bubble and face reality.'
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Dec 17, 2014
Readers' letters: What to do about 'haro'? And where to study, Japan or China?
A selection of emails received in response to recent Community stories.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Dec 14, 2014
Readers' letters: Hague abduction pamphlets, East Asia ties, temping teachers and learning English
Some emails received in response to recent Community articles.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Nov 7, 2014
Readers' letters: carrying ID, subway 'saviors,' JA rackets, Taiji alternatives and goats
A selection of emails received in response to recent Community articles.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Nov 2, 2014
Children of Japanese 'war brides' tell tales of racism, hardship and perseverance
The sons and daughters of American servicemen and their Japanese wives recall the tales their parents told them about adjusting to life in the U.S. in the postwar years.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Oct 20, 2014
Readers tackle the 'Japan clean, yet beach covered in crap' enigma
Some emails received in response to Roberto De Vido's recent Foreign Agenda column about a trash-strewn beach in Kanagawa.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Oct 1, 2014
Readers' letters: Ian Thorpe, the Yushukan, racism, teaching English, tipping and sunlight
Some emails received in response to recent Community articles.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Sep 8, 2014
Letters: the history, challenges and rewards of adoption in Japan
Readers respond to a recent article on foreign residents adopting children in Japan.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jul 7, 2014
Letters: adoption from Japan, book bores, returnees, workers' rights and fleeing U.S. guns
Some letters in response to recent articles in the Community section about a wide range of subjects.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jun 25, 2014
Is Japan a haven for expats with psychological problems? Readers discuss
Readers clash on the merits of William Bradbury's recent Foreign Agenda article, 'Japan: a haven for the psychologically troubled.'
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jun 23, 2014
ASIJ abuse scandal stirs dark memories among readers
Some letters in response to Jon Mitchell's The Foreign Element articles about sexual abuse by late American School in Japan teacher Jack Moyer.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jun 2, 2014
Letters: What did ASIJ know of Moyer sex abuse and why was nothing done?
Readers want to know why children's accounts of abuse by American School in Japan teacher Jack Moyer were not acted upon much earlier.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
May 26, 2014
Letters: Kikokushijo encounter trouble upon re-entry
Japanese returnees and others discuss the trials and tribulations facing those educated abroad if and when they attempt to settle back in Japan.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
May 18, 2014
Japan scores high on lies but U.S. is in a league of its own
Are Japanese just more honest about lying? Perhaps. But when it comes to the Big Lie, America is in a league of its own.

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