Tag - rules



Japan Times
Feb 23, 2021
Former Aussie Rules player's suicide spurs call for brain donations
A Melbourne coroner has called on Australian Rules players to pledge to donate their brains to science after death to aid research into chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), local media reported on Tuesday.
Japan Times
May 19, 2020
Aussie Rules players seek clarity over league's 'bonk ban'
Australian Football League players are seeking clarity from the game's administrators about love in the time of coronavirus with biosecurity rules banning casual guests to their homes.
Japan Times
Jan 6, 2020
'Low IQ' kids, parental rights and problematic terminology dogged Japan's international community in 2019
Of the issues non-Japanese had to deal with in the past year (and even the past decade), some were major news stories and some fell quietly into the cracks.
Japan Times
Aug 31, 2016
LDP weighs leader's term limits as Abe angles to stay in power
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is expected to kick off discussions as soon as next month over whether to revise internal rules to allow Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to run for a third term in the next LDP presidential race to be held by September 2018.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 7, 2016
Umpire cites 'national character' as reason for home plate collision rules
One of Japan's chief umpires said Saturday that Japan went farther than the majors toward collisions at home plate out of consideration for Japanese players' "national character."
Apr 30, 2016
Unclear on the concept
You're driving the wrong way down a one-way street.
Apr 14, 2015
Government calls Taiwan's food-labeling move 'regrettable'
The government on Tuesday called Taiwan's plan to tighten regulations on Japanese food imports because of fears of radioactive contamination "extremely regrettable."
Oct 16, 2014
EU to exclude Japan Railway from government procurement rule: diplomatic source
The European Union on Wednesday reached a basic agreement to exclude three key Japan Railway units from the World Trade Organization's government procurement accord, according to an EU diplomatic source.
Aug 17, 2014
Intransigent India
India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, has perplexed international supporters by torpedoing a World Trade Organization deal that would have reformed customs rules and made global trade much easier.
Jul 31, 2014
Abe undermining rule of law
Recent decisions involving security and nuclear power policies demonstrate that Japan's leaders appear to believe that rules were made to be reinterpreted.
Apr 19, 2014
Unclear on the concept
Middle-aged woman: How do I get to that far intersection? This crossing only goes over there and it looks like I'd have to wait in the middle for another loop before the signal turns green?
Japan Times
Dec 18, 2013
Sanrio said to violate children's privacy
Iron Man, Captain America and Spider-Man greet visitors to Disney's MarvelKids.com website, but parents may be surprised to learn that these superheroes may also open the door to tools that track their children's activities across the Web, according to federal complaints to be filed Wednesday.


Yayoi Kusama’s “Pumpkin,” once the victim of high waves that dragged it into the sea, sits at the end of a pier on the south side of Naoshima.
Why is the most exciting art in Japan so hard to get to?