After Halloween, you could be forgiven for thinking Shibuya was set aflame and Hachiko knocked off his plinth. But drop by sometime; everything is still there just fine.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of November 2019.
Tokyo General Union President Hifumi Okunuki outlines an important legal battle over paid leave and workers’ rights in Japan.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the last half of October 2019.
Julio Le Parc is considered one the founders of kinetic art, and of op art. Today, at 90 years of age Le Parc has become a living legend. Fittingly, his home country, Argentina, celebrated his anniversary with a blockbuster retrospective at the prestigious Kirchner Cultural Centre in Buenos Aires. The exhibition is titled Julio Le Parc: A Visionary, and is running from July 19 until November 10, 2019.
It’s dehumanizing to be denied service somewhere, not for what you did, but for who you are, and to realize that discrimination is real.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of October 2019.
Concern is growing over what is becoming of Japan’s healthcare environment, including the issues of medical interns’ death from overwork and being driven to suicide due to overwork.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the second half of September 2019.
Two helicopter crashes in Okinawa, thirteen years apart, have led to changes in the protocol for responding to such incidents. But as with the first set of changes, this year’s revision may still allow the US military to essentially do as it pleases.