Biden expands edge in presidential race amid Ukraine hearings

World / Politics Oct 19, 2019

Biden expands edge in presidential race amid Ukraine hearings

Former Vice President Joe Biden expanded his lead over more than a dozen other candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination this month as U.S. House Democrats looked into allegations that President Donald Trump tried to pressure a foreign leader to investigate him, according to ...

Number of Japanese-language institutions soars in Asia, survey finds

National Oct 10, 2019

Number of Japanese-language institutions soars in Asia, survey finds

About 3.85 million people studied Japanese at a record 18,604 institutions overseas in fiscal 2018, with the number of institutions soaring in Asia, according to a survey released this week. The number of Japanese-language institutions jumped nearly fourfold to 818 in Vietnam from the previous ...

70% of married women in Japan support same-sex marriage

National Sep 13, 2019

70% of married women in Japan support same-sex marriage

Almost 70 percent of married women in Japan believe same-sex marriage should be legalized, a government survey showed Friday. Of those in their 30s or younger, roughly 90 percent supported the legalization of same-sex marriage, the survey last year by the National Institute of Population ...