Category Archives: Current Affairs

Doctors: Radiation not biggest impact on Fukushima residents' health

Doctors: Radiation not biggest impact on Fukushima residents’ health

Doctors: Radiation not biggest impact on Fukushima residents’ health The 185 cases of thyroid cancer found in youngsters in the Japanese region hit by the 2011 nuclear disaster cannot be…

What women want from work

What women want from work

What women want from work Among the fears that most young women face when entering the job market are those related to job prospects, expectations, and the challenges of a…

Think tank expert says Japan should lead in TPP renegotiations without U.S. participation

Abuse of foreign trainees spiked in 2016: Immigration Bureau

Abuse of foreign trainees spiked in 2016: Immigration Bureau The Immigration Bureau announced Wednesday that 383 acts of fraud were committed against foreign trainees in 2016, a record high since…

Japan, U.S. eye Abe-Trump talks around Feb 10

Abe’s nationalism hurts Japan

Abe’s nationalism hurts Japan BARRON’S, ASIA – As populist shocks upend the globe, Japan is a fascinating study in calm. Explaining why is a fashionable preoccupation among economists and pundits….

Chilling Tokyo skyscraper sign shows just how tall the 2011 Japanese tsunami was

Chilling Tokyo skyscraper sign shows just how tall the 2011 Japanese tsunami was

Chilling Tokyo skyscraper sign shows just how tall the 2011 Japanese tsunami was Numbers alone can be hard to visualize, but this makes things terrifyingly easy to understand. How tall…

Tokyo says North Korea fired three to four missiles that came down in Japan’s EEZ

Tokyo says North Korea fired three to four missiles that came down in Japan’s EEZ SEOUL – North Korea fired multiple missiles off its east coast that flew about 1,000…

Private country club must equalize membership rules to host Olympic golf competition: IOC

Private country club must equalize membership rules to host Olympic golf competition: IOC

Private country club must equalize membership rules to host Olympic golf competition: IOC Kasumigaseki Country Club will be stripped of hosting the Tokyo 2020 Olympic golf tournament if it does…

Japan's factory output down in red flag for economy

Japan’s factory output down in red flag for economy

Japan’s factory output down in red flag for economy TOKYO — Japan’s factory output unexpectedly slipped 0.8% in January, the first fall in six months and the latest red flag…

U.S., S Korea and Japan look to turn screws on Pyongyang

U.S., S Korea and Japan look to turn screws on Pyongyang

U.S., S Korea and Japan look to turn screws on Pyongyang WASHINGTON — Senior U.S., South Korean and Japanese officials met on Monday to discuss how better to enforce international…

How a Trump tariff could sideswipe U.S. auto industry

Trump’s new immigration order will affect celebrities who plan to visit U.S.

Trump’s new immigration order will affect celebrities who plan to visit U.S. WASHINGTON/LONDON – U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration clampdown, covering anyone at all from seven Muslim-majority countries, has affected…