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Indian foreign policy after the election
Author: Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar, Society for Policy Studies One of three possible outcomes will likely eventuate by the time the upcoming Indian election reaches its end. First, Prime Minister Modi leads the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to an (...)
News on Japan - 11 May 2019
Permanent Residency in Japan
The Monday after submitting my application for Permanent Residency in Japan, I started checking the mailbox. Yeah, I knew it was a bit soon. The woman at the Immigration Office with the mismatched eyes said it'd take months, and I believed her. (...)
News on Japan - 11 May 2019
Russia, Japan say differences remain over disputed islands
Russia and Japan's top diplomats said Friday there was a way to go before their countries could resolve a World War II-era dispute over a chain of islands,…
Japan Today - 11 May 2019
91-year-old driver who hit pedestrians killing one, gets suspended sentence
A 91-year-old driver who ran a red light and hit four pedestrians, killing one of them, in Chigasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, last year, has been sentenced to three years,…
Japan Today - 11 May 2019
U.S. urges Japan to cut tariffs for farm goods
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Saturday after a meeting with his Japanese counterpart Takamori Yoshikawa that he is eager to reduce his country's large trade deficit with…
Japan Today - 11 May 2019
North Korea's missile tests not 'breach of trust,' Trump
North Korean missile launches over the past week have not affected Donald Trump's relationship with Kim Jong Un, the U.S. president said Friday, in a change of course…
Japan Today - 11 May 2019
Cash or competition? What is behind England's domination of Europe?
England's Premier League has claimed a clean sweep of all four places in the finals of Europe's two club competitions as the most commercially successful league in the…
Japan Today - 11 May 2019
After Facebook ban, Farrakhan denies hating Jews
Racist demagogue and dangerous fundamentalist to some, heroic crusader for black rights to others, incendiary religious leader Louis Farrakhan is finding the audience for his message increasingly (...)
Japan Today - 11 May 2019
German wins 7th; Yankees beat Rays 4-3 in AL East showdown
Domingo German became the majors' first seven-game winner, Gio Urshela got a key hit set up by a pair of odd bounces and the New York Yankees beat…
Japan Today - 11 May 2019
Wall Calendars
The wall calendars are now all sold out. The 2018 wall calendars are now here. 1500 yen each or 3 for 4000 yen. Overseas orders please add 500 yen. The calendars are free of charge since 2018 is already halfway over. I do have a few extra (...)
News on Japan - 11 May 2019
Big eaters
Retired sumo wrestlers Konishiki, front left, and Musashimaru, front right, along with a stable of sumo wrestlers enjoy a night out at the barbecue restaurant Weber Park in…
Japan Today - 11 May 2019
Tweet of the Week #30
The abdication of Emperor Akihito in April and the succession of his son Crown Prince Naruhito marked the start of a new era, with Japan saying its goodbyes to three decades of Heisei on May 1 and welcoming in the first day of Reiwa. Royal (...)
News on Japan - 11 May 2019
Book Review: Japanese Tattoos
By Taylor Drew Coauthored by Brian Ashcraft, a senior contributing editor for the website Kotaku, and Osaka based tattoo artist Hori Benny, this book Japanese Tattoos: History * Culture * Design was written with the goal with the intention of (...)
News on Japan - 11 May 2019
The Past Present
Everyone knows there is a dark side to journalism. If they don't, they just haven't worked the job long enough. It's even darker when you work for a Japanese newspaper that still has morning and evening editions. That means six deadlines a day, (...)
News on Japan - 11 May 2019
Tripoli urges Trump to stop Haftar's backers meddling in Libya
Libya's internationally recognized government denounced its foe Khalifa Haftar as an "aspiring military dictator" on Friday and urged U.S. President Donald Trump to stop foreign support for (...)
Japan Today - 11 May 2019
As Maduro cracks down, Venezuela legislators see intimidation
A Venezuelan opposition legislator on Friday fled to Colombia while others said threatening messages had been spray-painted on their homes or intelligence agents had been following them, amid…
Japan Today - 11 May 2019
French military frees hostages in Burkina Faso; 2 commandos killed
French commandos rescued four foreign hostages including two French citizens from a militant group in Burkina Faso, France's military said on Friday, adding that two of the elite…
Japan Today - 11 May 2019
Rihanna to launch groundbreaking new fashion label with LVMH
Rihanna certified her status as a cultural fashion icon with her groundbreaking new deal with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's largest luxury group. The pop star,…
Japan Today - 11 May 2019
Sri Lanka slaps controls on mosques after jihad attacks
The Sri Lankan government on Friday ordered mosques to clamp down on extremists and to submit copies of sermons in new fallout from the Easter suicide bombings that…
Japan Today - 11 May 2019
Turkey urges end to Syrian regime attacks on Idlib
Turkey on Friday called for an end to regime attacks on Idlib, accusing Damascus of seeking to extend its control of the province's south in violation of previously…
Japan Today - 11 May 2019

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