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Visitors to Japan’s main international hub are still greeted by a sign saying ‘Down With Narita Airport’, a giant middle finger waved by diehards from a different era. Years before we met, I learned about my Japanese father-in-law in an American newspaper. A story...
Name: Max Power* Hometown: Newcastle, England Present City: Newcastle, England I’m from Newcastle, England, and next to where I live is a marine college that’s recognized worldwide for its engineering, navigation and ship-related disciplines. My dad is from Saudi Arabia, and he was...
In response to the prolonged stress that the pandemic has placed on women, a group of lawyers, union organizers and other professionals such as nurses and psychiatric counselors, all themselves women,  offered a free consultation session in Tokyo on...
Ryota Kuriyama couldn’t care less about winning or losing, let alone athletic competition. But he does believe in fair play, in recognizing effort, in people. However, the blind musician and acupuncture instructor from Yokohama City came to understand the...
Advocates condemn Japan’s harsh immigration laws, treatment of detainees In February this year, Wishma Sandamali wrote a letter pleading for help when she thought she lay dying. The Sri Lankan woman had arrived in Japan as a student in 2017, but...

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