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BASKETBALL / NBA
Feb 24, 2017
Hill has high hopes for Yao in new role as CBA president
Longtime NBA coach Bob Hill welcomed Yao Ming's unanimous appointment this week as the Chinese Basketball Association's new president.
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LIFE / Digital / ON: TECH
Jan 14, 2017
Here's to a new age of 'reality'
Feel the power of VR
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Dec 31, 2016
Chinese firms ordered to pay Disney, Pixar $194,000 for copying 'Cars': Xinhua
A Shanghai court ordered two Chinese firms to pay Walt Disney Co. and Pixar more than 1.35 million yuan ($194,440) compensation for copying parts of their hit movies "Cars" and "Cars 2," the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.
TENNIS
Oct 15, 2016
Bautista Agut upsets Djokovic in Shanghai Masters semifinals
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic suffered a shock 6-4, 6-4 loss to Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in the Shanghai Masters semifinals on Saturday.
TENNIS
Oct 13, 2016
ATP fines Kyrgios $16,500 for Shanghai meltdown
Nick Kyrgios has been fined $16,500 by the ATP for breaching the ATP's code of conduct during his defeat at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday.
TENNIS
Oct 6, 2016
Nishikori pulls out of Shanghai Masters
World No. 5 Kei Nishikori has withdrawn from the upcoming Shanghai Masters due to injury and will seek to make his comeback at the Swiss Indoors later this month, his management company announced Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Aug 28, 2016
In reshuffle, China names new Communist Party secretary for Tibetan region
China's ruling Communist Party on Sunday appointed a new senior official to run Tibet, considered one of the country's most politically sensitive positions due to periodic anti-Chinese unrest in the devoutly Buddhist Himalayan region.
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SOCCER
May 24, 2016
Shanghai eliminates FC Tokyo on late goal in Asian Champions League
FC Tokyo missed out on its first Asian Champions League quarterfinals at the death, losing 1-0 away in injury time to Shanghai SIPG in the second leg of the last 16 on Tuesday.
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SOCCER
May 17, 2016
Mizunuma brace carries FC Tokyo past Shanghai SIPG
Kota Mizunuma scored twice as FC Tokyo beat Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG 2-1 at home in the first leg of the last 16 of the Asian Champions League on Tuesday night.
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CULTURE / Books
Feb 27, 2016
A privileged perspective on WWII in 'My Shanghai, 1942-1946: A Novel'
Partly inspired by the wartime experiences of author Keiko Itoh's mother, "My Shanghai, 1942-1946" is a comfortably old-fashioned epistolary novel told entirely through diary entries. The story begins in January 1942 as London-educated protagonist Eiko Kishimoto arrives in the Shanghai International...
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BUSINESS / Markets
Jan 8, 2016
Continued NYSE plunge puts Dow on course for worst start in century as China, yuan keep diving
Shares on major exchanges fell for a sixth consecutive day on Thursday and crude prices touched multi-year lows as investors fretted over the state of the Chinese economy and its ability to stabilize its stock market.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 25, 2015
Japanese woman held in China since June arrested last month
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Friday a third Japanese citizen has been arrested in China, on the heels of the arrests of two others earlier this year.
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TENNIS
Oct 18, 2015
Djokovic dismantles Tsonga in Shanghai Masters final
It proved all too easy once again for Novak Djokovic as the world No. 1 continued his frightening dominance of men's tennis by blitzing past Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to win another Shanghai Masters title on Sunday.
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TENNIS
Oct 16, 2015
Nadal whips Wawrinka, reaches Shanghai Masters semifinals
Former world No. 1 Rafael Nadal displayed more signs of a return to top form with a ruthless 6-2, 6-1 hammering of Stan Wawrinka and was joined by Novak Djokovic in the Shanghai Masters semifinals on Friday.
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TENNIS
Oct 15, 2015
Anderson ousts Nishikori in Shanghai Masters third round
Sixth seed Kei Nishikori was eliminated from the Shanghai Masters on Thursday, losing in the third round to South Africa's Kevin Anderson.
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TENNIS
Oct 14, 2015
Nishikori downs Kyrgios in Shanghai
Japanese ace Kei Nishikori came from behind to defeat Australian bad boy Nick Kyrgios and secure a place in the third round of the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday.
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TENNIS
Oct 12, 2015
Kyrgios earns Nishikori matchup in Shanghai
Controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios swept aside Andreas Haider-Maurer in straight sets on Monday to set up a second-round clash with Kei Nishikori in the Shanghai Masters.
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 27, 2015
New Disney park in China to bolster sales, Uniqlo chief says
Fast Retailing Co. Chairman Tadashi Yanai said Walt Disney Co.'s new park in Shanghai will help his Uniqlo casual clothing brand expand in China, shrugging off concerns over an economic slowdown in the Japanese retailer's largest overseas market.
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 24, 2015
China's live stress test yields valuable lessons
China's economy has succeeded through trial and error, and the lessons of its current stress test should be viewed as part of that process, to be used to drive the next phase of economic reform.
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JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Jul 4, 2015
Emperor photographed; gendarmes arrested; teen held after Tokyo shooting spree; work becoming easier
100 YEARS AGO

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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