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HIDEAKI OMURA

Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 12, 2022
Man convicted over forged signatures for Aichi governor recall
Akira Yamaguchi was found guilty of recruiting people in 2020 to assist with a bid to oust Aichi Gov. Hideaki Omura.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Aug 30, 2021
Aichi hip-hop event organizer slammed for lax coronavirus steps
Namimonogatari2021 festival defied live concert industry guidelines on alcohol and ticket sales, as well as social distancing, says Aichi Gov. Hideaki Omura.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / Regional voices: Chubu
May 10, 2021
Fraudulent signatures in recall petition rattle Aichi's political world
The names were gathered in an effort to have Aichi Gov. Hideaki Omura resign over his handling of a 2019 exhibition.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / Regional voices: Chubu
May 10, 2021
Aichi assemblyman admits to falsely verifying petition signatures
Takeshi Yamada, 52, was a key executive of a group spearheading a recall petition against Aichi Gov. Hideaki Omura in relation to a 2019 exhibition.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 26, 2021
Nagoya voters back Kawamura for fifth term as mayor
Takashi Kawamura backed a failed bid to oust Aichi Gov. Hideaki Omura using a petition with apparently forged signatures.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Mar 6, 2021
Controversy still lingers over 2019 Aichi art show
Irregularities surface in a campaign to recall Aichi Gov. Hideaki Omura over his role in allowing the contentious exhibition.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 26, 2020
Aichi governor asks Nagoya restaurants to shut early as cases rise
Bars and restaurants serving alcohol in the city's main nightlife entertainment districts are requested to shorten their business hours for about three weeks from this weekend.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 28, 2020
Construction begins on Studio Ghibli theme park ahead of 2022 partial opening
The facility's five areas will bring to life films by Hayao Miyazaki, such as 'My Neighbor Totoro' and 'Spirited Away.'
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 23, 2020
Regional governor pledges support for Toyota suppliers as production dips
As Toyota prepares to nearly halve production at Japanese factories, a regional governor said Thursday he would offer ¥400 billion ($3.72 billion) in emergency loans for small and midsize companies including Toyota's suppliers.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 9, 2020
Aichi asks government to place it under emergency over coronavirus
The request came after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday declared a state of emergency for Tokyo, Osaka and five prefectures.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 15, 2019
Aichi art festival featuring controversial 'comfort women' statue wraps up without incident
The Aichi Triennale 2019 art festival, which included a controversial exhibition featuring a statue of a girl symbolizing the so-called comfort women, came to a close Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 8, 2019
Controversial art exhibition featuring 'comfort woman' statue reopens in Nagoya
The organizers also introduced steps to better deal with telephone complaints about the art works.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 26, 2019
Aichi art festival won't receive state subsidy after controversy over 'comfort women' exhibit
The exhibit “After u2018Freedom of Expression?'” was closed three days after the Aug. 1 opening over security concerns due to multiple threats to the festival.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / Decision 2017
Oct 12, 2017
Koike's Kibo no To takes a hit as popular Aichi Gov. Hideaki Omura cuts support
Aichi Gov. Hideaki Omura has withdrawn his support for Kibo no To in a blow to Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike, who is also the fledgling party's chief. This setback comes less than two weeks after Omura agreed to cooperate with Koike and Osaka Gov. Ichiro Matsui, who serves as Nippon Ishin no Kai's co-leader.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 2, 2017
Japan cautiously watching how Trump agitates the trade waters
As Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration struggles to deal with U.S. President Donald Trump, local government leaders around the country, many of whom are members of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, are expressing caution and concern about what Trump has said and plans to do. They are also reminding voters that a U.S. president, while the head of the executive branch of government, is checked by Congress.
SPORTS
Sep 21, 2016
Aichi-Nagoya bid for 2026 Asian Games finalized
The Japanese Olympic Committee said Wednesday it has received a report from the Aichi prefectural and Nagoya municipal governments confirming their agreement to seek to co-host the 2026 Asian Games.
JAPAN
Jan 4, 2016
Aichi governor announces bid for 2026 Asian Games
Aichi Prefecture will bid to host the 2026 Asian Games, with Nagoya expected to be the main venue, Gov. Hideaki Omura said Monday.

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Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on