Tag - sankei-shimbun



Oct 10, 2014
Experts question indictment of Japanese journalist in South Korea
South Korea's indictment of the former Seoul bureau chief at the right-leaning daily Sankei Shimbun is being criticized by experts who say the move might represent an attack against a Japanese media outlet.
Japan Times
Sep 29, 2014
Is the Asahi a scapegoat of nationalist media or victim of own missteps?
One of the nation's leading newspapers has been in crisis mode of late — a situation that may bode ill for liberal journalism at a time when nationalism appears to be making public inroads.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 9, 2014
Press freedom group calls on Seoul to not prosecute Sankei reporter
The press advocacy group Reporters Without Borders on Monday called on the South Korean government to not prosecute the Seoul bureau chief of Japanese daily Sankei Shimbun who is suspected of defaming President Park Geun-hye.
Aug 20, 2014
Sankei bureau chief appears before prosecutors again over Park article
The Seoul bureau chief of the Sankei Shimbun appeared before prosecutors for a second time Wednesday, for questioning about a controversial article about President Park Geun-hye.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 18, 2014
Sankei Seoul bureau chief grilled over Park article
The Seoul bureau chief of the conservative daily Sankei Shimbun is grilled about an article that allegedly defamed South Korean President Park Geun-hye.
Aug 13, 2014
South Korea raps Sankei Shimbun for 'defaming' president
South Korea's Foreign Ministry has criticized the Sankei Shimbun for running a report on President Park Geun-hye that questioned her whereabouts on April 16 when the ferry Sewol sank, killing more than 300 people.
Japan Times
Mar 22, 2014
Waiting for the death-penalty debate that never comes
The media breathlessly cover murder trials and profile suspects who face the death penalty, but once a sentence is handed down, they fall back.
Japan Times
Apr 14, 2013
Tabloids sharpen claws for North Korea's 'X-Day'
Three months before the present crisis on the Korean peninsula, Shukan Jitsuwa (Jan. 24) ran an uncharacteristically astute article predicting that in addition to potential for armed conflict with China over the disputed Senkaku Islands, North Korea, under its inexperienced young leader Kim Jong Un, posed a serious threat to Japan.


The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan