Disarmament advocates and nuclear experts responded with alarm to reporting that the Trump administration is urging countries that support a United Nations treaty to ban nuclear weapons to ditch the pact before it reaches the fifty ratifications necessary to enter into force.
Eric Blanc of Jacobin magazine fears a US corporate Democrat repeat of the 2000 elections when Al Gore refused to fight once the Supreme Court gave the election to George W. Bush.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the second half of September 2019.
StandwithHK, a Hong Kong solidarity organization, drove a digivan broadcasting live protest footage from Hong Kong through Central London
A new art movement in Tokyo seeks to help Japanese young people find their individuality.
The World Health Organization estimates that there will be a shortage of 18 million healthcare workers by 2030. This equates to a 20% gap in the global capacity to provide healthcare services. Japan, which is already grappling with an aging society and its attendant problems, is at the forefront of this crisis.
Every March the celebrated Art Dubai Fair takes places in the United Arab Emirates. A vibrant, new city that emerged from the desert a few decades ago and has managed to become one of the top destinations worldwide.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on April 30, 2019.
Musician Kaleb James joins WTR to discuss the music industry as seen from Tokyo and in the age of digitization.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on November 8, 2018.