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JAPAN / Politics
Mar 13, 2014
Japan-North Korea Red Cross talks slated for next week
The Red Cross societies of Japan and North Korea will hold a two-day meeting starting March 19 in Shenyang, northeastern China, with the government participation from both sides, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
WORLD / Politics / ANALYSIS
Mar 4, 2014
Talks with North bring hope
An informal intergovernmental meeting between Japanese and North Korean officials in Shenyang on Monday has rekindled hope for addressing issues of concern between the two countries, including Pyongyang's abductions of Japanese nationals in the 1970s and 1980s.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 3, 2014
Japanese, North Korean envoys chat at Red Cross meeting
Foreign Ministry officials held informal talks with their North Korean counterparts on the sidelines of a meeting Monday between the Red Cross societies of their respective nations in Shenyang, northeastern China.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 2, 2014
Japan eyes informal talks with North
Japan plans to hold unofficial talks with North Korea when their respective Red Cross societies meet in China, offering a chance for resuming government dialogue.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Feb 26, 2014
Hi-Red Center's quiet actions still reverberate today
Few artists would consider cleaning the city streets, designing custom-built nuclear shelters or fighting charges of counterfeiting money as part of their activities. But then most artists don't share the concerns that the members of Hi-Red Center (HRC) had as one of the most radical art groups to have...
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 17, 2014
Color-coding won't explain mess in Thailand
Recent developments in Thailand may put paid to the international media's tendency to make sense of the protests by describing the 'red shirts' as representing the poor and the 'yellow shirts' as the elite.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jan 18, 2014
Kimura eyes World Cup place
Kosuke Kimura may be Japanese soccer's best-kept secret, but the New York Red Bulls right back is hoping to announce himself on the biggest stage at this summer's World Cup.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Jan 18, 2014
Reliever Tazawa avoids arbitration
Reliever Junichi Tazawa avoided salary arbitration and reached an agreement with the Boston Red Sox on Friday.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Dec 31, 2013
Tokyo prepares to get schooled in the art of beats
Although the major spectacle looming on Tokyo's horizon is undoubtedly the 2020 Olympics, there is one event this year that will be eagerly anticipated by anyone who spends longer on their gym playlist than their workout: The Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) is set to take place here in October.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Dec 31, 2013
Red Bull Music Academy grad Mr. Beatnick has tips for the Class of '14
Londoner Nick Wilson took part in one of the early editions of the Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) in Cape Town in 2003. The ensuing years have seen him heavily involved in the city's underground scene, whether it is producing genre-hopping electronic music as Mr Beatnick or writing for publications such...
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 5, 2013
Thai angst and the battle for royal intervention
The battle in Thailand has been redrawn into one between ethical rule centered on the monarchy as the face of moral authority against the supposedly corrupt Yingluck Shinawatra regime.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Dec 3, 2013
Nori represents Japan at BC One breakdancing competition
This past weekend's Red Bull BC One breakdancing event in Seoul was something of a battle of titans.
JAPAN
Nov 26, 2013
Man contracts HIV via donor blood
A man in his 60s contracted HIV after receiving blood donated by an infected man that slipped through safety checks by the Japan Red Cross Society, the health ministry and the Red Cross reveal.
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 16, 2013
Syrian conflict endangering aid groups
International Red Cross workers are suffering casualties as they cross the front lines of Syria to help millions of needy people amid escalating violence and worsening security conditions.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB / NOTES ON A SCORECARD
Nov 5, 2013
Valentine unfairly left out in cold after Red Sox capture World Series
I wonder what Bobby Valentine thinks about the Boston Red Sox winning the World Series?
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Oct 29, 2013
Damo Suzuki sees promise in young artists
"I don't like to make music, I like to make energy. Music is just a way to get energy, so why not just make energy?"
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Oct 29, 2013
McCartney, One Direction and Atoms for Peace head to Japan in November
He's been knighted, named the richest rock star in the world, has an Oscar, has done a guest spot on "The Simpsons," has played to the largest stadium audience in history and has been imprisoned right here in Japan. That's right, rock god Sir Paul McCartney returns to Japan after an 11-year hiatus in...
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 16, 2013
Uehara, Tazawa star in victory
Koji Uehara picked up his third save of the postseason as the Boston Red Sox edged the Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the American League Championship Series.
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 17, 2013
Hope for amnesty bill as Thai protests return
The Thai government finds itself beset by renewed street protests as an amnesty bill, for those involved in political violence since 2006, is debated in Parliament.
BASEBALL / MLB
Aug 11, 2013
Uehara posts 12th save in Red Sox win over Royals
Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara retired all three batters he faced in the ninth inning in a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

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