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Japan Times
JAPAN
May 27, 2022
Nagasaki joins Hiroshima in not inviting Russian envoy to A-bomb anniversary ceremony
'While the event is a good opportunity to make a direct appeal for peace, we must also anticipate unforeseen circumstances' such as possible anti-Russia protests, Mayor Tomihisa Taue said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 20, 2022
Kishida to tell Biden about possible G7 summit in Hiroshima
The prime minister is expected to discuss the significance of hosting the summit in the city and seek the U.S. leader's support.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 18, 2022
Giants score three ninth-inning runs in walk-off over Carp
Hiroyuki Nakajima drove in the decisive two runs at Utsunomiya Kiyohara Stadium in Tochigi prefecture after Carp starter Atsushi Endo ran out of gas early in the final frame.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 15, 2022
Swallows and Carp draw Central League battle for first place
The tie after nearly five hours of play at Mazda Stadium in Hiroshima leaves the Swallows a half-game ahead of the Carp.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 13, 2022
During visit to Hiroshima, EU council chief condemns Russian nuclear threat
In a speech, European Council President Charles Michel said Hiroshima is a 'stark reminder of the urgency' to rid the world of nuclear arms.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 9, 2022
Nagasaki mayor to attend first U.N. nuclear ban meeting in June
Tomihisa Taue, who aims to rally the global community against the use of such armaments, has been calling on the government to participate in the meeting as an observer.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
May 9, 2022
Japan's unprofitable local rail lines face threat of cuts amid pandemic
Falling passenger numbers are imperiling the future of unprofitable lines, with some not being reopened after natural disasters.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 28, 2022
Swallows blast past Carp
Home runs from Tetsuto Yamada, Munetaka Murakami and Yasutaka Shiomi powered the Tokyo Yakult Swallows to an 8-2 victory over the Hiroshima Carp in the Central League on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 21, 2022
Gregory Polanco and rookie Taisei Ota clinch Giants win
Polanco, in his first season in Japan after eight years with the Pirates, doubled home Yoshikawa and Sakamoto, capping off Yomiuri's three-run eighth to make it a 4-3 game.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Apr 18, 2022
Businesses in Chugoku region making moves toward decarbonization
Despite its higher cost, some businesses are adopting LPG as fuel for their operations.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 16, 2022
Japan tilts toward Hiroshima as 2023 G7 summit location
The choice of Hiroshima is seen as fitting to stress the importance of peace after Russia's aggression in Ukraine and its threat of using nuclear weapons.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 14, 2022
Hiroshima resets 'peace clock' after U.S. subcritical nuclear tests
The number on the clock installed at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum was changed from 499 to 209 following revelations of the two tests.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Apr 4, 2022
As the pandemic drags on, more in Japan find solace in 'oshikatsu' devotion
Made more accessible through new technology, styles of fandom long monopolized by those obsessed with pop culture, anime and manga are, for many, becoming a vital part of lockdown life.
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CULTURE / Film
Mar 31, 2022
Excitement in Hiroshima after 'Drive My Car' Oscar win
Ryusuke Hamaguchi's film, which was shot mainly in Hiroshima and won an Academy Award for best international feature film, could renew interest in the prefecture as a filming locale
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 30, 2022
Nagasaki mayor repeats call for Biden visit
Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue repeated his call Tuesday for U.S. President Joe Biden to visit the atomic-bombed city during his expected visit to Japan later this year.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
Mar 27, 2022
Kishida calls nuclear threat ‘increasingly real’ as nonproliferation goals fade
The leader has spotlighted concerns in Tokyo that Moscow's nuclear saber-ratting has dealt a setback for nonproliferation — and provided a lesson to others in Asia who might emulate Russia.
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JAPAN / Politics
Mar 26, 2022
Kishida voices 'serious concern' over Russian nuclear threat in visit to Hiroshima with U.S. envoy
The prime minister and U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel also reaffirmed that they would continue to work toward a world without nuclear weapons.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 23, 2022
Kishida to visit Hiroshima with U.S. ambassador on Saturday
The prime minister and Rahm Emanuel will offer prayers and flowers to those who suffered from the U.S. atomic bombing on the city in 1945.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Mar 23, 2022
Central League clubs enter 2022 in race to catch Swallows
Yakult, which went from worst to first in 2021, will now face the pressure of trying to defend its throne from five challengers with ambitions of grandeur.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 22, 2022
Mayors request Biden visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Biden is expected to visit Japan when the country hosts a summit meeting of 'the Quad' grouping of democracies — comprising Australia, India, Japan and the U.S. — sometime before June.

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