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JAPAN / Society
Feb 19, 2021
Residency rules impoverish Kurdish refugees as pandemic strips away support
Many who seek asylum in Japan, and are released from detention on condition that they do not work, now find they can't afford medical care or food.
Japan Times
Jan 2, 2021
‘Japanese Zen Gardens’: Unearthing the complexity of Kyoto’s gardens
Yoko Kawaguchi's book shows readers how many of Japan's gardens incorporate Buddhist principles in their designs to function as spaces for meditation and enlightenment.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 6, 2020
Japan maker of animal ventilators asked to up output for virus-hit humans
A medical equipment maker said it was recently approached by the government to mass produce veterinary ventilators to treat human coronavirus patients and that dozens of other countries have expressed interest as well.
Japan Times
Jan 16, 2020
'Bad Poetry Tokyo': Indian director's first feature reveals major talent
Anshul Chauhan's woman-in-crisis drama has won prizes at festivals in Japan and abroad, despite the director having never attended film school.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 9, 2020
Fugitive ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn hits out at carmaker, names names, says Japanese prosecutors treated him 'brutally'
Carlos Ghosn, speaking publicly for the first time since his dramatic escape from Japanese justice, said on Wednesday he had been treated "brutally" by Tokyo prosecutors and was the victim of an inside job to oust him from the helm of automaker Nissan.
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JAPAN / Politics
Nov 22, 2019
Japan must do more to fix China's image problem: Xi
In a statement likely to annoy some in Japan ahead of his visit planned for next spring, Chinese President Xi Jinping blamed the unpopularity of his country on Japanese bias and prejudice.
Japan Times
Sep 28, 2019
'Before the Coffee Gets Cold': As an agent of time travel, this coffee has limitations
Toshikazu Kawaguchi's 'Before the Coffee Gets Cold,' gets its first English translation. This play-turned-novel has an all-female cast of main characters and a hefty dose of sentiment — a page turner to finish before your morning brew.
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Sep 14, 2019
In the shadow of giants: Are high-rise condominiums in Japan destroying local communities?
Tsukishima is among many districts being gentrified by giant condominium projects popping up in the most populous city in the world.
Japan Times
Jul 6, 2019
Hot new Japan book releases for the sweltering summer
Time travel, yakuza, street photography and more feature in the best upcoming J-Lit releases for this summer (and beyond).
Japan Times
Dec 8, 2018
Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi receives offer to serve as goalkeeping coach for men's national team: source
The Japan Football Association has offered former Samurai Blue custodian Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi a job as national team goalkeeping coach, a source said Friday.
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SOCCER / J. League
Dec 2, 2018
Legendary Samurai Blue goalkeeper Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi plays final game
Former Japan goalkeeper Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi brought down the curtain on his professional career Sunday in the final game of the season for third-division SC Sagamihara.
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SOCCER / J. League
Nov 4, 2018
Ex-Japan goalkeeper Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi to retire
Goalkeeper Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi, a member of Japan's national squad at four World Cup finals, will retire at the end of the season, his J. League club SC Sagamihara said Sunday.
Japan Times
Apr 28, 2018
'Poet to Poet' finds an English voice for Japan's female poets
A new bilingual poetry publication presents a range of fresh, female voices and satisfies the art of the genre in both languages.
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SOCCER / J. League
Mar 5, 2018
Veteran goalkeeper Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi still striving to improve in J3
Even though his prime is way behind him, Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi is still protecting his goal with the same enthusiasm as ever.
Japan Times
Nov 29, 2017
Takao Kawaguchi pays homage to butoh icon Kazuo Ohno by retracing his every move
To see a performance of butoh, the Japanese dance form in which the body twists and contorts on stage, is to almost feel like you're being transported to another world. And noone was more otherworldly than the late Kazuo Ohno (1906-2010).
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JAPAN / View from Osaka
Sep 16, 2017
Osaka, Okawa at the forefront of demographic changes altering power structures
On the surface, former Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto and Kazuhito Wada, the head of Okawa village, Kochi Prefecture, have little in common. Hashimoto is brash, confrontational and more interested these days in getting rich as a private citizen than in being a politician. Wada is quieter, a team player who...
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Aug 31, 2017
Drum prodigy Senri Kawaguchi doesn't put limits on her music
In 2010, the online encyclopedia Drummerworld added a 13-year-old Japanese schoolgirl to its list of the world's greatest players. Senri Kawaguchi had rocketed to fame after posting YouTube videos of herself drumming along to songs from the "K-On!" anime series, wearing the same sailor-suit school uniform...
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JAPAN / View from Osaka
Aug 19, 2017
Lessons learned from the failure of the Osaka Foreign Settlement
This year, Osaka is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the opening of its port to the outside world. Numerous events, lectures and symposiums on how Osaka developed from 1868 to the present have taken place or are planned between now and early next year.
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LIFE / Lifestyle
Aug 12, 2017
Even discarded crusts can go a long way in feeding the needy
It all began with bread crusts — lots and lots of bread crusts.
Japan Times
Jan 17, 2017
Taking an art trip through time
"The State of This World: Thought and the Arts," the second of the Ashiya City Museum of Art and History's "Art Trip" exhibitions, this time focuses on four contemporary artists' works that are in some instances inspired by archaeology. They address issues of seen and unseen worlds, life and death, and...


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