By Mark Sherman Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s no legal or historical precedent for closing U.S. borders to the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, but neither is there any Supreme Court case that clearly prevents a president or Congress from doing so. Legal experts are divided over how the high court would react to Republican […]
By Mari Yamaguchi Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s ruling party summoned executives from two leading television networks Friday, the latest in a series of actions that opponents say endanger press freedom and intimidate the media. The Liberal Democratic Party’s panel on information and communications strategy questioned the executives from Asahi TV and public broadcaster […]
By Elaine Kurtenbach AP Business Writer TOKYO, Japan (AP) — Japan’s long-deferred aspirations for a larger role in Myanmar are getting a boost this coming week with a visit by Nobel Peace Prize laureate and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The visit by Suu Kyi, in Japan for the first time in 27 years, […]
TOKYO (AP) — Naoto Kan, the straight-talking populist named Japan’s new prime minister, faces a host of daunting tasks, from reviving the nation’s
The Board of Directors of Nikkei Concerns (NC), a nonprofit elder care organization primarily serving the Japanese community, announced on Wednesday, Nov. 18, that Susan Oki has resigned from her position as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). She will stay until the end of November.
A person has to have musical knowledge, precise conducting, formidable technique, and a great personality in order to become a Seattle Symphony assistant conductor.
TOKYO (AP) — Everybody, it seems, is wearing them. It is impossible to go anywhere in Japan this time of the year and not notice that the Japanese love surgical masks and wear them just about everywhere they go.