- London’s historical connections to slavery lurch into full viewBY ALAN CRAWFORD, GREG RITCHIE AND VIREN VAGHELA
- WORLD / SCIENCE & HEALTHThe Arctic is on fire: Siberian heat wave alarms scientists
- ASIA PACIFIC | ANALYSISChinese jets buzzing around Taiwan show long-term risk of war with U.S.BY SAMSON ELLIS
- WORLD / SCIENCE & HEALTHPlastic may have already ‘deeply’ entered Antarctic terrestrial food chain
- WORLD‘Coming back and biting us’: U.S. sees coronavirus resurgence
- WORLD / SOCIAL ISSUESIcons of 1960s civil rights movement voice cautious optimism
The announcement by MLB came while more players continue to test positive for the virus.
- BASKETBALLConfidence, ambition power Keisei Tominaga toward promising U.S. future
- RUGBYJapan praised for hosting successful Rugby World CupBY KAZ NAGATSUKA
- OLYMPICSTokyo Olympics must firm up $3.3 billion in sponsor income
- BASEBALL / MLBCommissioner Rob Manfred looking to move past league’s public fight with union
- BASEBALL / MLBEddie Kasko, star infielder and Red Sox manager, dies at 88
- MORE SPORTS / GOLFJapan women’s golf tour opens after four-month coronavirus shutdown
- SPORTSSumo SpecialFollow all of the news from the Spring Basho with our Sumo Special.
BY MEGHA WADHWA
When your life revolves around your work, a shutdown makes things extra hard.
- Indian women in Japan struggle to find their niche
- Yogendra ‘Yogi’ Puranik: The first Indian voice in Tokyo politics
- ISSUES | LAW OF THE LANDMuch ado about retirement ages and Japan’s politicized bureaucracyBY COLIN P.A. JONES
- OUR LIVES | BLACK EYE‘No justice, no peace’: The sentiment that resonates in America, Japan and all over the worldBY BAYE MCNEIL
- VOICES | FOREIGN AGENDAWhy we’re marching for Black lives in JapanBY AYANA WYSE
- OUR LIVES | ADOPT ME!Here’s hoping this Seven can find some luck
In order to get your pandemic-related cash payment from the government, you’re going to have to know some key Japanese terms.
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- LANGUAGE | NEWS IN NIHONGOOnly 10% of firms in Japan have addressed LGBT issues: survey
- LIFESTYLEThe time is ripe to plant a microgarden: Here’s how to get startedBY CHIARA TERZUOLO
- STYLE & DESIGN | ON: DESIGNDesign solutions for the green thumb (or at least the green at heart)BY MIO YAMADA
- LIFEJapan Cultural ExpoNationwide programs offer in-depth look at 10,000 years of Japanese culture, tradition, art and history
- LIFESea of Japan discovery trailDelve into a wealth of nature, traditions and other hidden wonders of the Sea of Japan.
Thirty years on, the Watari siblings encourage the quirky and unusual as the curators of the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art.
- FILM / REVIEWS‘The Modern Lovers’: Tread lightly on this trip down memory laneBY MARK SCHILLING
- FILM / REVIEWS‘A Whisker Away’: Don’t catnap on some feline funBY MATT SCHLEY
- ENTERTAINMENT NEWSOnline disruption of Trump rally highlights K-pop’s political hustle
- CULTUREPandemic pushes Japanese geisha to get onlineBY HARUMI OZAWA
The COVID-19 crisis should prompt renewed action to address the overconcentration of people and business in the Tokyo metropolitan area.
Despite her stunning victory in the 2016 race and subsequent aggressive political gambits, the Tokyo governor’s achievements are not very impressive.
If the prime minister cannot last until the next party presidential election in September 2021, who is best postured to take over?
EU countries are experimenting with new ways of dealing with COVID-19. Germany, Portugal and Italy have all enforced selective or “smart” lockdowns, shutting down smaller regions in response to new outbreaks as opposed to bringing their entire countries to a halt. This approach is the …
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