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COMMUNITY CHEST

COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Mar 21, 2014
Have once-welcoming Urawa Reds matches changed that much?
Some responses to Debito Arudou's March 13 Just Be Cause column, 'J. League and media must show red card to racism.'
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jan 27, 2014
Have your say on English education
Letters and online responses to the Jan. 6, 13 and 20 Learning Curve columns by Teru Clavel on English education.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jan 12, 2014
Readers speak up about the obstacles Japan faces in English education
Letters in response to the Jan. 6 Learning Curve column by Teru Clavel, "English fluency hopes rest on an education overhaul." Letters have been edited for size.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Dec 27, 2013
From charity to chocolate, the best ways to blow ¥500
The Japan Times asked readers to email or tweet their suggestions of the best ways to use a single ¥500 coin, for a chance to win edible prizes. Here are some of the entries.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Oct 28, 2013
'Fired' English teacher fights cancer and HIV: readers' mail
Readers offer a range of views on the case of Briton Neil Grainger, the English teacher struggling with cancer and HIV whose contract was not renewed by his employer, Waseda International.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Oct 16, 2013
Adoption and fostering, animal homes and a tribute: readers' mail
In response to a recent story about adoption and foster parenting in Japan, one woman recounts her life of doing both.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Oct 7, 2013
Fukushima, suicide and nihongo fluency: readers' mails
A grab bag of readers' mail in response to recent Community articles.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Sep 23, 2013
Let the world help at Fukushima No. 1
Readers' mails on the Fukushima fiasco and the late, great Mary Sisk Noguchi, Kanji Clinic columnist and friend to Japanese learners around the world.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Aug 19, 2013
‘Halfies’ and hapa the norm elsewhere
Hapa haole celebrated in Hawaii
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Aug 12, 2013
The perennial 'half, bi or double?' debate rolls on
Confounding 'half' stereotypes
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jun 18, 2013
Readers' letters: praise for Article 9, scorn for TPP and concerns for education
Some readers' letters in response to recent Community articles:
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
May 28, 2013
Politicians whitewashing history, burning bridges to the past
Joel Assogba, in his Hotline to Nagata-cho column on April 30 ("Stand up to Abe for the sake of Japan, Asia's future"), wrote that the Japanese [in particular] want to forget their most unpleasant memories as quickly as possible. He may be right. But I am not so sure, because I have no means of comparing...
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Apr 2, 2013
Using 'Richard Parker' pseudonym to excuse terror, fear is most apt
Whoever wrote "Right or wrong, corporal punishment can produce winners" (The Foreign Element, March 12) picked an excellent pseudonym.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Mar 26, 2013
Consensus: Corporal punishment in sports misguided, demoralizing, backward
The following are some readers' responses to the March 12 Foreign Element column by Richard Parker headlined "Right or wrong, corporal punishment can produce winners." See many more in the comment section below the original article.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Feb 26, 2013
I've seen haras . . . haras that you've seen: when 'harassment' goes wild
In response to the article "Blame it on the hara: harassment vocabulary makes us all victims" (The Foreign Element, Jan. 28), we invited readers to come up with their own ideas for new types of "harassment." As you can see, one JT writer got a bit carried away.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jan 28, 2013
Facts stack up against China's Senkaku claim
Regarding "Refer Senkaku issue to ICJ to avoid a train wreck," Hotline to Nagata-cho, Jan. 8): Brian A. Victoria's analogy—two steam locomotives rushing toward each other at full speed—is perfect, not so much because he predicts a collision but because it symbolizes that one of the trains is off...
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jan 22, 2013
Readers' views: Skype's downside for teachers; Senkaku and the ICJ; Arudou's ageist attack on Keene; Abe's nuclear folly
Do we really need to know ages? Re: "Osaka: What are your hopes for yourself, Japan and the world in 2013?" (Views From The Street, Jan. 1):
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Jan 8, 2013
From Taiji to Okinawa, readers dissect some issues of 2012
In the first of our new Community Chest letters columns, we bring together a selection of mails received in response to some of the final Community stories of 2012.

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Things may look perfect to the outside world, but today's mom is fine with some imperfection at home.
How 'Reiwa moms' are reshaping motherhood in Japan