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1. Kurumi Nara exits French Open after first-round defeat16:29[−]
Kurumi Nara made an early exit from the French Open on Sunday, losing in three sets to Barbora Strycova.The Czech, ranked 26th in the world ...

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2. LDP lawmaker justifies remark urging married couples to have more children15:07[−]
Kanji Kato, a 72-year-old House of Representatives member from Nagasaki Prefecture, defends a remark he made earlier this month urging newlyweds to have at least ...

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3. Japan loses to China in badminton’s Thomas Cup final15:04[−]
Japan came second in the Thomas Cup men’s team badminton championship Sunday, losing 3-1 to powerhouse China in the final.Japan, aiming to win the tournament ...

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4. Grouses edge Volters in playoff to remain in first division14:57[−]
In a hard-fought battle, the Toyama Grouses came through in the final minute to beat the Kumamoto Volters 88-85 in the B. League promotion/relegation playoff ...

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5. Over 2,000 volunteers take part in Hong Kong beach cleanup to help turtles14:28[−]
More than 2,000 volunteers hit the beaches on an outlying island of Hong Kong for a mass cleanup Sunday as environmental campaigners warned plastic is ...

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6. Last-place Eagles grind out win over Hawks14:16[−]
Right-hander Shota Takeda fanned seven but yielded five runs to Tohoku Rakuten on Sunday as the Eagles toughed out an 8-4 series-winning victory over the ...

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7. Newcomer sees chances to improve bilateral relations14:07[−]
Name: Elin Flygenring Title: Ambassador of Iceland (since January 2018) URL: www.iceland.is/iceland-abroad/jp/english DOB: May 12, 1957 Hometown: Hafnarfjordur, Iceland Years in Japan: Less than a ...

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8. Injured Kwansei Gakuin University quarterback returns to competition14:06[−]
A football player injured by a dangerous late tackle during an intercollegiate game earlier this month returned to competition Sunday, with the foul play by ...

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9. Kakuryu holds on to claim second straight championship13:59[−]
Kakuryu defeated rival yokozuna Hakuho to win the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday and capture back-to-back championships for the first time in his career.Needing ...

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10. Devilish Japanese TV drama makes a mockery of workplace rights13:20[−]
In "Miss Devil," each firing has some deeper purpose that in the end benefits the hapless victim. The lesson boils down to "I know what's ...

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11. Japan’s public policy is killing rural entrepreneurship13:19[−]
While big-ticket tourism projects in Japan thrive, those involved in smaller-scale projects can feel starved of government support.

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12. Once-timid cat Mintan finds a loving home in Tokyo13:18[−]
Mintan — rescued with a badly infected leg that was just saved from amputation — has found a home with the Tatsuokas in Tokyo.

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13. Abe continues balancing act with Putin as he chases peace treaty, disputed isles at Moscow summit13:09[−]
With little to show from a summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the view that Tokyo is trapped in a ...

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14. Trump-Kim summit back on track, Moon says after secret meeting13:07[−]
With all eyes on next month’s on-again, off-again summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, Kim reiterated his commitment ...

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15. Disgraced football coach Masato Uchida unfit to follow in legend’s footsteps13:04[−]
The 21-time national champion Nihon University Phoenix have always been one of the most respected teams in the 80-plus years of American football in Japan. ...

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16. Ex-Prime Minister Nakasone makes call for amending Constitution as he celebrates 100th birthday12:59[−]
At 100, former Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone, a legendary figure in Japanese politics, expresses hopes that “serious efforts” will be made to amend the ...

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17. On the changing face of Japanese styling12:50[−]
Lifestyles and desires change and fashion has always adapted with the times, but with easier access to global influences, it has become more eclectic than ...

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18. Exploring our human senses12:49[−]
"Lumines" is back with a haptic rumble, "Detroit: Become Human" will have you questioning android life and "PixelJunk Monsters 2" goes 3D.

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19. Will digital piracy ruin the future of manga?12:40[−]
Though rampant piracy is damaging global sales of manga, some print publishers inEurope and North America are experiencing an optimistic revival.

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20. Abe helps present Akita puppy to Russian Olympic figure skating champ Alina Zagitova12:22[−]
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took part in the gifting of an Akita puppy to Russian Olympic champion figure skater Alina Zagitova on Saturday at a ...

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21. Abe angles for another Trump chat in U.S. before G-7 summit in June12:03[−]
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may visit the United States for talks with President Donald Trump before heading to Canada for early June’s Group of Seven ...

22. Time for Abe to take the offensive on scandals12:00[−]
Where to draw a line of defense is an important decision for any administration. Abe seems to have done a poor job of it.

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23. Clear message needed to boost renewable energy11:59[−]
The government's Basic Energy Plan falls far short in getting the nation to rely more on renewable sources.

24. Canada’s cautionary tale for all fishing nations11:58[−]
The rise and fall of a Canadian province's cod supplies points to the danger of industrial-scale fishing.

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25. Trout has career night as Angels beat Yankees11:15[−]
Saturday night, center stage, under the Yankee Stadium spotlight. And the best player in baseball put on quite a show.Mike Trout homered and doubled three ...

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26. In Northern Ireland, abortion rights groups clamor for change11:01[−]
Abortion rights activists in Northern Ireland called on the British government to end what one group described as the province’s “Victorian-era abortion ban” after neighboring ...

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27. 331 cryptocurrency traders in Japan logged over ?100 million in income in 2017, tax returns show10:57[−]
At least 331 cryptocurrency traders reported over ¥100 million in miscellaneous income on their 2017 tax returns as prices for virtual currencies spiked, National Tax ...

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28. Teenage surfer Shiho Matsuda wins Ichinomiya Chiba Open10:48[−]
Shino Matsuda showcased a solid campaign Sunday, winning the women’s final at the Ichinomiya Chiba Open, a World Surf League Qualifying Series event.The 15-year-old Matsuda’s ...

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29. Cubs place Yu Darvish on DL09:31[−]
Just when it looked as though Yu Darvish might be rounding back into form, the Cubs right-hander suffered another setback.Chicago manager Joe Maddon hopes it ...

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30. Osaka frets over illegal minpaku ahead of G-20 summit09:19[−]
Imagine a headline splashing out news of tourists being killed by a fire at an illegal short-term lodging facility during the Group of 20 leaders’ ...

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31. Fulham secures Premier League return with playoff final win over Aston Villa09:12[−]
Fulham secured a return to the Premier League after four years away and a windfall of at least $210 million by beating Aston Villa 1-0 ...

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32. Klay Thompson catches fire to lead Warriors past Rockets in Game 609:11[−]
An awful start followed by three quarters of utter dominance, spot-on shot-making and beautiful defense — even against one of the game’s greatest and hardest ...

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33. Abe and Putin reconfirm peace treaty, economic cooperation goals while taking united stance on denuclearizing North Korea08:23[−]
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin reaffirmed Saturday they will make efforts to conclude a postwar peace treaty and accelerate bilateral economic ...

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34. Nasa Hataoka falls five shots off pace after losing grip on lead07:54[−]
Nasa Hataoka surrendered the lead after carding a 2-over-par 74 to drop five shots off the pace after the third round of the LPGA Volvik ...

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35. Real Madrid captures third straight Champions League title with help from Gareth Bale’s scintillating strike05:10[−]
With his back to goal but eyes on the incoming cross, Gareth Bale connected with the ball while leaping in the air and sent a ...

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36. Defining the Heisei Era, part 1: ExcessСб., 26 мая[−]
The Japan Times presents the first installment of a monthly 12-part series that looks back at the leading issues of the past three decades.

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37. Commenting on the debate over hate speech on government websitesСб., 26 мая[−]
On May 2, the Cabinet Office removed the posts on its Government Monitor System (GMS) website, a place where citizens offered comments on government policy. ...

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38. ‘Westworld’ slays fans with re-creation of Edo in Shogun WorldСб., 26 мая[−]
With its story of life-like robots in a Wild West-themed amusement park becoming sentient, and the complications that arise as a result, the television show ...

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39. Barbecue in Japan: What’s a devotee of low and slow to do?Сб., 26 мая[−]
In conversation with Bashamichi Taproom, Smokehouse and Hatos Bar, three of the OGs of Japan's barbecue scene.

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40. Rafaela Takeshita: This conservationist certainly doesn’t monkey aroundСб., 26 мая[−]
Brazlian primatologist on her research methods, where to soak in a hot spring like a Japanese macaque and ecotourism.

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41. Bistro de Yoshimoto: French cuisine with some flareСб., 26 мая[−]
It was only after lunch was fully served and I was sipping on my digestif that I noticed the name on the painting hanging on ...

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42. Hood by Vargas: Whimsy, Americana and sandwichesСб., 26 мая[−]
Just behind Nakatsu Station, there’s an old residential pocket located within a warren of narrow alleyways. Here, change is in the air.There is the sound ...

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43. Calling on chefs to lead the charge against overfishingСб., 26 мая[−]
Chefs for the Blue and its partners, NGO Sailors for the Sea Japan and consulting firm Seafood Legacy, are part of a small but growing ...

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44. You can’t plan for bad luck in the long winter of lifeСб., 26 мая[−]
Wisdom is age and age is wisdom. Confucius, summing up his life, said, “At 70 I followed my heart’s desire without overstepping the line.” It’s ...

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45. Twenty-five years on, Alan Booth’s voice is brought back to lifeСб., 26 мая[−]
"This Great Stage of Fools" offers a collection of Alan Booth's uncollected journalism and writings between 1979 and his untimely death in 1993. Booth is ...

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46. ‘Of Dogs and Walls’: A concentrated hit of Yuko TsushimaСб., 26 мая[−]
Pick up this small chapbook for a double dose of classic Japanese short fiction from Yuko Tsushima.

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47. ‘Cult X’: The Fuminori Nakamura novel we’ve been waiting forСб., 26 мая[−]
"Cult X" is a fast-paced thriller that shows off Nakamura's ability to explore the lives of those on the fringes of Japanese society at its ...

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48. Kake Gakuen denies veracity of Ehime document, claiming it sent ‘incorrect information’ on Abe-Kake meetingСб., 26 мая[−]
Kake Gakuen, one of two school entities at the center of favoritism allegations involving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, denied Saturday that its head met with ...

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49. Japan wins badminton’s Uber Cup for first time in 37 yearsСб., 26 мая[−]
Top-seeded Japan beat host Thailand in Saturday’s final to capture its first Uber Cup women’s team badminton championship since 1981.The Thais were surprise finalists after ...

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50. Matt Dominguez does it again to lift Marines over BuffaloesСб., 26 мая[−]
For the second time in three days, Matt Dominguez powered Chiba Lotte to a come-from-behind win as the Marines beat the Orix Buffaloes 6-3 on ...

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51. Akita group gives puppy to Olympic champion skater Alina ZagitovaСб., 26 мая[−]
Russian Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova received an Akita puppy Saturday from a group preserving the Japanese dog breed at a presentation ceremony in ...

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52. Ex-players troubled by Nihon University’s handling of scandalСб., 26 мая[−]
The ongoing scandal surrounding the Nihon University football team has embarrassed many of its present and former players.The Japan Times reached out to a couple ...

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53. Kakuryu beats Tochinoshin to take lead at Summer BashoСб., 26 мая[−]
Yokozuna Kakuryu defeated sekiwake Tochinoshin on Saturday to take sole lead of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament with just one day remaining.Kakuryu (13-1) is now ...

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54. Abe and Vladimir Putin set to hold summit on isle projects but may also address North KoreaСб., 26 мая[−]
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin are expected to talk about starting economic projects on the disputed isles but might touch on ...

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55. Kwansei Gakuin unmoved by Nihon Univ. apologyСб., 26 мая[−]
The Kwansei Gakuin University football team believes the dirty tackle at the heart of an ongoing scandal was ordered by Nihon University’s coaches, and has ...

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56. Ohtani hitless in loss to YanksСб., 26 мая[−]
Rookie sensation Shohei Ohtani went hitless in three at-bats as the Los Angeles Angels were defeated 2-1 by the New York Yankees on Friday.The 23-year-old ...

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57. Hataoka holds one-shot lead after second roundСб., 26 мая[−]
After losing in a playoff last weekend, Nasa Hataoka is making another bid for her first LPGA Tour win.Hataoka shot a 4-under 68 on Friday, ...

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58. LeBron pushes Cavs to Game 7Сб., 26 мая[−]
LeBron James chose Boston as the place he’ll play next.Game 7 is on. And any talk about James’ future is on hold. Delivering another performance ...

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59. Chewing gum as you walk may help you stay slimmer: Japanese studyСб., 26 мая[−]
The study says chewing gum while walking at a natural pace raises one’s heart rate, travel distance and energy expenditure.

60. College football’s cheap shotСб., 26 мая[−]
Dirty play has no place in college football, or any sport.

61. Catching a killer in the family treeСб., 26 мая[−]
Through DNA samples in online genealogy databases, police have a powerful tool to find the guilty — and exonerate the innocent.

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62. Alvark capture B. League titleСб., 26 мая[−]
Championships are won with well-orchestrated teamwork.The Alvark Tokyo did just that and played a polished, patient but aggressive game on Saturday. They showcased flashy plays ...

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63. Rich, powerful celebrities like film producer Harvey Weinstein better-armed to face sex chargesСб., 26 мая[−]
In handcuffing powerful movie producer Harvey Weinstein on Friday, U.S. justice officials appeared to confirm that no one escapes the long arm of the law ...

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64. Fish parasite outbreak puts sales of raw bonito on the ropesСб., 26 мая[−]
Slices of fresh raw bonito caught from around Japan are a seasonal fixture during spring and early summer, but an outbreak of parasites has seen ...

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65. China orders crackdown on large outdoor religious statuesСб., 26 мая[−]
China’s ruling Communist Party has ordered local governments to better regulate the construction of large outdoor religious statues amid increasing restrictions on religious expression of ...

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66. Japanese men beat Denmark to reach Thomas Cup finalСб., 26 мая[−]
Japan’s men reached the Thomas Cup badminton tournament final on Friday with a hard-fought 3-2 win over defending champions Denmark.Kento Momota opened Japan’s campaign with ...

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67. Vissel fans welcome Andres Iniesta to KobeСб., 26 мая[−]
J. League side Vissel Kobe welcomed marquee signing Andres Iniesta in a ceremony at the club’s home ground on Saturday.The Barcelona legend delighted more than ...

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68. Vladimir Putin says will step down as president after term expires in 2024Сб., 26 мая[−]
Vladimir Putin said on Friday he would respect the Russian Constitution, which bans anyone from serving two consecutive presidential terms, meaning he will step down ...

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69. Canceled Trump-Kim summit in Singapore raises stakes for China over North KoreaСб., 26 мая[−]
U.S. President Donald Trump’s abrupt withdrawal from his planned summit with North Korea raises the stakes for China to show that it can steer the ...

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70. U.S. ‘maximum pressure’ on North Korea faces test with summit in limboСб., 26 мая[−]
U.S. efforts to sustain and possibly intensify its “maximum pressure” campaign on North Korea are entering a perilous phase as a potential breakdown in diplomacy ...

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71. Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote, exit polls showСб., 26 мая[−]
The people of Ireland are set to liberalize some of the world’s most restrictive abortion laws by a landslide, two exit polls from a referendum ...

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72. Tigers’ Yoshio Itoi slugs solo homer in fifth inning for game’s only runПт., 25 мая[−]
Yoshio Itoi made Giants ace Tomoyuki Sugano pay for his biggest mistake, homering in the fifth inning to power the Hanshin Tigers to a 1-0 ...

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73. Naoya Inoue dethrones WBA bantamweight champ Jamie McDonnell via first-round TKOПт., 25 мая[−]
“Monster” put up a monstrous performance against someone he described as the toughest opponent of his career.Naoya Inoue dominated in the ring from the opening ...

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74. Rebels end Sunwolves’ two-game winning streakПт., 25 мая[−]
The Sunwolves’ two-game winning streak came to an end on Friday night in a 40-13 loss to the Rebels in Melbourne, Australia.Missing a number of ...

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75. Michael Socolow explores evolution of global sports broadcasting through prism of 1936 Berlin Olympics in award-winning bookПт., 25 мая[−]
With a sharp eye for detail, American author and media historian Michael Socolow combines elements of geopolitical intrigue, Olympic history and sports broadcasting exploration infused ...

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76. Yap, the Pacific island Japan has almost forgottenПт., 25 мая[−]
Ancient traditional culture, imperial Japanese influence and modern tourism blend together in the Pacific island of Yap.

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77. Keep North Korea process on trackПт., 25 мая[−]
Japan must work with the U.S. to prevent a return to the earlier antagonism that marked U.S.-North Korea relations and to keep together the coalition ...

78. Unique universities can rescue rural areasПт., 25 мая[−]
Regional universities should not be taken lightly anymore; now is the time for them to shine.

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79. Cancellation of Kim-Trump meeting comes as no surpriseПт., 25 мая[−]
It was entirely foreseeable that the summit planned for June 12 will not take place after all.

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80. Morgan Freeman apologizes after multiple sexual harassment claimsПт., 25 мая[−]
Hollywood movie star Morgan Freeman apologized Thursday over reports that multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.Sixteen people — eight of whom say they were ...

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81. Japan’s daunting long-term social welfare costsЧт., 24 мая[−]
Discussions must start now on making sure the social welfare system can meet Japan's future needs.

82. China moving slowly into HokkaidoЧт., 24 мая[−]
Chinese money is pouring into Hokkaido at a much greater scale than imagined. In his recent visit to the island prefecture, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ...

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83. Can multiparty democracy work in multiethnic Malaysia?Чт., 24 мая[−]
Building a framework that allows dissenting voices to be heard, and heeded, must be Malaysia's highest priority.

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84. ‘The Bachelor Japan’ promises more drama in its second seasonЧт., 24 мая[−]
At the end of the first season of the reality dating series “The Bachelor Japan,” eligible bachelor Hirotake Kubo walked away with a beautiful new ...

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85. California’s West Hollywood declares ‘Stormy Daniels Day’Чт., 24 мая[−]
It’s “Stormy Daniels Day” in West Hollywood, California.The mayor and members of the City Council will give the porn actress the key to the city ...

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86. Zen and the art of Premier League dominance: Buddhist philosophy links Manchester United, Arsenal and JapanСр., 23 мая[−]
Can the success of Alex Ferguson's 'kids' and Arsene Wenger's 'Invincibles' be linked to Buddhist philosophy? It's worth a try.

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87. Readers’ views: katakana name frustration, U.S. gun violence and Europe as a Japan study-abroad optionСр., 23 мая[−]
A selection of responses from readers to recent stories on the Community pages.

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88. U.S. Iran approach makes no senseСр., 23 мая[−]
U.S. moves that risk displacing Japan make no sense as Washington worries about a return of "great power" competition.

89. The world according to Trump and XiСр., 23 мая[−]
Trump's "America First" strategy and Xi's "Chinese dream" are founded on a common premise: that the world's two biggest powers can act in their own ...

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90. Where the water isСр., 23 мая[−]
Unconventional resources must be embraced to ensure universal access to clean water and sanitation.

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91. Young filmmakers looking to follow in Hirokazu Kore-eda’s footsteps have their work cut out for themСр., 23 мая[−]
Hirokazu Kore-eda joins a list of Japanese master filmmakers after winning the top prize at Cannes. The road he took to get to this point, ...

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92. ‘The Man from the Sea’: A Japanese savior washes up in AcehСр., 23 мая[−]
Koji Fukada leads a younger generation of Japanese directors who are more internationally minded than their predecessors. He even used French export titles for his ...

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93. A world of art on display at Tokyo International Art FairСр., 23 мая[−]
This year’s edition of the Tokyo International Art Fair will feature paintings, sculpture, photographic illustrations, jewelry and a “sumo-size” book, with the work coming courtesy ...

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94. ‘Isle of Dogs’: Mutt ado about nothing?Ср., 23 мая[−]
If you’ve ever flipped on a TV in a hotel room in a country whose language you don’t understand, you’ll know what it’s like to ...

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95. That Initial Realist Spark: When You Were YoungСр., 23 мая[−]
May 24-Nov. 18This comprehensive exhibition of contemporary Japanese realist works focuses on Toshiro Aoki, who was greatly inspired by Johannes Vermeer’s “View of Delft” (1660-1661); ...

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96. Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author of ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’ and ‘American Pastoral,’ dies at 85Ср., 23 мая[−]
Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of “Portnoy’s Complaint” to the elegiac lyricism ...

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97. Ariana Grande sends love to fans on Manchester massacre anniversaryСр., 23 мая[−]
Ariana Grande shared a message of hope with fans Tuesday on the anniversary of the bombing at Manchester Arena that killed 22 people.The pop star ...

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98. Works from all genres transform area into mesmeric galleryВт., 22 мая[−]
Those looking for an immersive introduction to Japan’s contemporary art, need to look no further than Roppongi Art Night. Rather than taking classes or visiting ...

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99. Time to reform Japan’s political partiesВт., 22 мая[−]
Lawmakers must place priority on national interests, not partisan politics.

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100. Review problems in science and technology policyВт., 22 мая[−]
The state of science and technology research today could negatively impact Japan's future presence in the field.

101. How to stop sexual harassmentВт., 22 мая[−]
Progress is being made in Japan, but legislation is needed to give anti-harassment efforts real teeth.

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102. The art of unraveling a potential dealВт., 22 мая[−]
At a time when even U.S. allies are finding it difficult to rely on an unpredictable and capricious Trump administration, Kim's strategy will likely seek ...

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103. #MeToo: A cultural workaround to a legal failureВт., 22 мая[−]
For the most part, #MeToo targets who stand accused in the court of public opinion for criminal acts will never face them in a court ...

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104. Tomoo Gokita: Exposing the underbelly of pop cultureВт., 22 мая[−]
Tomoo Gokita's deformations of his subjects are surrealistic with a precision mix of austere black, white and grays, low-brow culture imagery, kookiness and powerfully evocative ...

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105. New National Theater, Tokyo, stuns with a bold interpretation of Beethoven’s ‘Fidelio’Вт., 22 мая[−]
When Ludwig van Beethoven dipped his toe into the world of opera in the early 19th century, the composer may have had the concept of ...

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106. Battling campus oppression of the freedom of expressionВт., 22 мая[−]
'Bias response teams' are squelching liberty of speech at American universities.

107. Is history rhyming in East Asia?Пн., 21 мая[−]
Look to Japan-U.S. relations in the 1930s for clues on the course of current Sino-American ties.

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108. To know Japan, its people and its story, know its grubПн., 21 мая[−]
Food in Japan is hardwired to emotion, personal identity and memory in a way that is often baffling to Westerners.

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109. Let’s discuss the scandal surrounding Tokio’s Tatsuya YamaguchiПн., 21 мая[−]
Tatsuya Yamaguchi, a member of Japanese all-male pop group Tokio, intends to leave the band after coming under fire for kissing a high school student.

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110. Explaining what you see and hear with ‘no da’Пн., 21 мая[−]
Introducing ??, a phrase that is frequently used in daily conversation but has no good translation in English.

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111. Island of monkeys once again connected to the mainlandПн., 21 мая[−]
For the second consecutive year, the island of Koshima is connected to the mainland thanks to a lack of major typhoons, raising fears of ...

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112. Greece’s outbound ambassador passes torchПн., 21 мая[−]
Loukas Karatsolis, the outgoing Greek ambassador, met with The Japan Times at the embassy in April to share upcoming developments. He predicted a busy time ...

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113. Tiger in your tank: a kitten named KenzoВс., 20 мая[−]
Kenzo a "super-cute cat" that would likely do best in a low-stress environment.

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114. My company didn’t enroll me in the Japanese social insurance program. What to do?Вс., 20 мая[−]
A non-Japanese worker wrote to Lifelines with some questions about the shakai hoken social insurance system.

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115. Are black people dangerous for Japan?Вс., 20 мая[−]
Yes, if you're a backward-thinking, race-baiting YouTuber who fears the inevitable change we represent.

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116. Swedish-Japanese swordsmith forges his destiny in Yamaguchi after trial by fireСр., 16 мая[−]
Driving through the valleys outside Hofu in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Yasha Yukawa scours the surrounding rice paddies for the raw material he covets. He is constantly ...

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117. When ‘Japanese only’ rules were OK, and other odd Supreme Court casesВс., 13 мая[−]
Did that headline grab you? I hope so, because how else are we supposed to get you to read an article about Japanese Supreme Court ...

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118. Readers reach out to lost friends and family in JapanВс., 13 мая[−]
Another of our occasional "in search of" columns featuring people hoping for a blast from their pasts, along with an update on efforts to help ...

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119. Look this way: a dog named GoboВс., 13 мая[−]
Gobo looks like a wolf, but he's a lamb at heart.

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120. Swedish life coach channels force of positive thinkingСр., 09 мая[−]
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