For Hayashi, perhaps, plants are an essential part of her narrative as a Paraguayan national; they represent a sense of belonging which does not betray her Japanese ancestry.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on December 15, 2018.
Robert Williams joins WTR to discuss the activities of the Tokyo-based charity organization “Knights in White Lycra.”
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on December 9, 2018.
Japan wants to make the move to cashless payments.
Would you want your child to be treated like this? Questions are being raised about whether some schools in Japan need to be better regulated by authorities.
Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has been accused of underreporting his income. Ghosn is being held in the Tokyo Detention House, located in Tokyo’s Katsushika Ward.
Last week, the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition was held in Tokyo. Several companies from around the world came to display their latest innovations, including new technologies for aircraft and space flight. Most prominent were the military weapons and aircraft displays, including a real Lockheed-Martin F-35 Lightning II.
Lee Birnbaum, from a New York family I have been close to since university days in Boston, messaged me that his friend had been mugged and murdered in Tokyo. Wait, what?