Nadeshiko Japan to play Olympic game in disaster-hit Miyagi

Soccer Feb 23, 2021

Nadeshiko Japan to play Olympic game in disaster-hit Miyagi

Japan's women's soccer team will play its third and final group-stage match of the postponed Tokyo Olympics at Miyagi Stadium, in the northeastern Japan region hit hard by the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disasters, FIFA confirmed Tuesday. The choice of venue will be an ...

Commentary Mar 31, 2010

Why China kills a chicken to scare monkeys

by Tom Plate

It may be that Zhu Rongji is the most important Chinese political figure since the death of Mao Zedong's relatively enlightened successor Deng Xiaoping, I don't know. As China's previous premier (number two of the whole place) he was certainly the key technical engineer ...

Editorials Jan 10, 2008

Compensation for cerebral palsy

A system to financially help parents of babies born with cerebral palsy is likely to be introduced in fiscal 2008. It will offer compensation to the parents even if obstetricians did not commit negligence during delivery. It will be of great help to families, ...