Countless workers are struggling to make ends meet as the Covid-19 coronavirus leads to non-renewals, dispatch agency firings, and even non-payment of the furlough allowance. This includes English conversation schools, many of whose foreign instructors face economic hardship after losing their jobs.
This SNA Speakeasy features Nithin Coca on the theme of “China, Japan, and Indonesian Railways.”
This SNA Speakeasy features Dan Sneider on the theme of “Rising Tensions with North Korea.”
Why not just go back to your country? This simple exhortation to foreigners experiencing difficulty living in Japan captures the stark social reality for many of them.
This SNA Speakeasy features Satoko Itani on the theme of “The Anti-Olympics Movements in Japan.”
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the last half of June 2020.
This SNA Speakeasy features Daniel Bastard on the theme of “The Conviction of Maria Ressa.”
While New York Times reporters have relocated to Taipei earlier this year due to media expulsions from China, it remains to be seen whether or not other western media outlets intend to open bureaus in Taiwan.
This SNA Speakeasy features Hideki Yoshikawa on the theme of “Opposing Henoko Base in Nago, Okinawa.”
Debates about the proper use of pronouns in the English language are nothing new, and in the contemporary era there is a revived appreciation of their role in creating gender inclusivity.