Japan resorts to ninja biz to crank up soaring tourism tally

Feb 22, 2017

Japan resorts to ninja biz to crank up soaring tourism tally

Japan is turning to those hooded samurai-era acrobatic spies known as ninja to woo tourists. The Japan Ninja Council, a government-backed organization of scholars, tourism groups and businesses, said Wednesday that it's starting a Ninja Academy to train people in the art of ninja, and ...

Jun 11, 2015

FCCJ appoints new board members

The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan, founded in 1945 and one of the world's oldest press clubs, elected its board of directors for 2015-2016 on Thursday. James Simms, a contributor to Forbes, was elected president. Peter Langan of Bloomberg News will serve as first vice ...

Veteran mourned by freelancer support group

Feb 1, 2015

Veteran mourned by freelancer support group

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The murder of Kenji Goto highlights the dangers facing freelance journalists around the globe who bravely report from the world's most dangerous conflict zones — but without the institutional backup enjoyed by full-time reporters at mainstream media organizations. Goto was a part of this loose, ...