A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of August 2019.
Eclipsed for many decades by its much larger Tokyo rival, Osaka is reclaiming its former status as Japan’s second metropolis. The recent G20 Summit held in Osaka which briefly put the city’s name on the lips of a global audience was indicative of its rising prominence, and is not likely to be the last time in the coming years that it will become the focus of the world’s attention.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on May 31, 2019.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on April 12, 2019.
Musician Kaleb James joins WTR to discuss the music industry as seen from Tokyo and in the age of digitization.
Hundreds of Pikachu and Eevee characters from the Pokemon anime descend upon Yokohama.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on July 16, 2018.
Host Michael Penn interviews columnist and book author Baye McNeil about the meaning and significance of Black History.
“Even though we are involved in the dialogue and policymaking process, we are rather excluded when it comes to implementation.” This was an observation made to the SNA by an NGO insider when speaking of the recent Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V) held in Yokohama from June 1 to June 3.