Society

Fighting for The Rights of The Disabled in Japan

2020-06-17 Wed

Recently, the situation for Japanese people with disabilities seems to be improving. Disabled candidates Sawako Naito, (who has M.S.), Eiko Kimura (cerebral palsy), and Yahuhikio…


Pachinko: a brief guide to a Japanese obsession

2020-06-12 Fri

Source: Tischbeinahe / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) One of the sectors hardest hit by the coronavirus epidemic in Japan has been the pachinko business. When the…


Furloughed during the COVID-19 Scare

2020-03-16 Mon

The COVID-19 outbreak has hit Japan hard. The first infection in the country was confirmed mid -January. As of writing, the number of documented cases…














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