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Move to Japan proves opportune for law partner
by Joe Muntal on 31 May 2020 at 20:03
When Michael Mroczek decided to become a lawyer, he felt he was closing the door on a childhood dream — a path leading to Japan, ...
Back to too much oil?
by David Howell on 31 May 2020 at 19:00
If swelling production keeps outpacing recovering consumption, we will be returning to the pre-1970 world of cheap oil.
Coronavirus hasn’t killed the global balance of power
by Hal Brands on 31 May 2020 at 18:59
Americans who hail a new era of global cooperation haven’t been paying attention to what China is up to.
We’re going on a staycation
by Andrea Felsted on 31 May 2020 at 18:58
Yes, people are itching to travel, but their first holidays are likely to be close to home.
Undefeated Contrail jets to Japanese Derby victory
on 31 May 2020 at 18:26
The colt, ridden by jockey Yuichi Fukunaga, is now one win away from the Japanese triple crown.
Japan’s new contact-tracing app: ‘security blanket’ or effective tool?
by Tomohiro Osaki on 31 May 2020 at 18:24
Minimally intrusive and conditional on consent, the app's privacy concerns are minimal, with widespread penetration its largest obstacle to success, observers say.
Jin Sato: Taking a global view of state-society relations
by Claire Williamson on 31 May 2020 at 18:00
Professor Jin Sato on the most memorable lecture he ever gave, Japan’s go-to techniques for multinational cooperation and the three foods he always has in ...
Finding a slice of creativity during a global pandemic
by Rebecca Saunders on 31 May 2020 at 18:00
Artists who've started to work from home have some tips for those of us with extra time on our hands: Boredom can lead to creative ...
Single-parent support group in Japan urges more aid to offset income drops from pandemic
by Magdalena Osumi on 31 May 2020 at 17:54
Nearly 70 percent of single-parent families have reported or are expecting their income to drop during the coronavirus pandemic, a recent survey says.
Chinese media use race clashes to lambaste U.S. over Hong Kong
on 31 May 2020 at 17:33
Chinese state media took aim at the U.S. government over the weekend as many American cities were gripped by raging protests and clashes, comparing the ...
Trump says he will delay G7 summit and invite other countries
on 31 May 2020 at 16:30
Trump called the G7 a "very outdated group of countries" in its current format.
Massive protests raise fears of new waves of coronavirus outbreaks
on 31 May 2020 at 15:14
The mayor of Atlanta, one of dozens of U.S. cities hit by massive protests after the police killing of a black man, has a message ...
Both companies and students worried as hiring goes remote for coronavirus recession
on 31 May 2020 at 15:11
The recruiting season is set to pick up on Monday, but employers and applicants alike are disapppointed they can't get a feel for one another.
Top official rules out imminent return to emergency for Tokyo and Fukuoka
on 31 May 2020 at 14:51
The remarks come despite both areas seeing a surge in the number of coronavirus infections in recent days.
Rugby league’s Australian return produces feel-good moments
on 31 May 2020 at 14:35
The losing captain thanked the winning team’s players for their personal sacrifices leading into the match. A charter flight pilot received a big round of ...
Gilbert Burns routs Tyron Woodley in UFC’s return to Las Vegas
on 31 May 2020 at 14:08
Gilbert Burns dominated former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley to win a unanimous decision on Saturday night in the mixed martial arts promotion's return to ...
More people visiting Japan’s urban areas, data shows
on 31 May 2020 at 13:51
More people visited urban areas Saturday in five prefectures including Tokyo than a week before, as the areas entered the first weekend since the nationwide ...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell recognizes ‘urgent need for action’
on 31 May 2020 at 13:11
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says "there remains an urgent need for action” following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the protests around the ...
Mascots wonder why they’re banned from MLB
on 31 May 2020 at 12:49
The furred and feathered staples of the ballpark experience could be locked out as part of the league's COVID-19 prevention measures.
J. League sides step up preparations for July 4 kick off
on 31 May 2020 at 12:25
J. League first-division sides stepped up their preparations on Saturday to resume the season a day after the announcement of a July 4 restart.J. League ...