Publication: Asahi.com

First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

VOX POPULI: The kingdom stays united, despite big divide(9/20)

Scotland has been all over Japanese newspapers and television for the past few days, and I've become an "instant Scotland expert." I learned for the first time that the Scottish flag has a white X-shaped cross against a blue background, and that Scotland ... [Published Asahi.com - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Scotland
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Scotland vote offers lessons about devolution(9/20)

朝日新聞デジタルに掲載の記事・写真の無断転載を禁じます。すべての内容は日本の著作権法並びに国際条約により保護されています。Copyright © 2014 The Asahi Shimbun Company. All rights reserved. No reproduction or republication without written permission. ... [Published Asahi.com - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Scotland
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

VOX POPULI: Autumn harvest clouded by plight of rice farmers(9/18)

I'm not sure how effective scarecrows are in discouraging birds from feasting on growing crops, but they sure add charm to rice paddies. On my recent visit to a mountain valley in Gunma Prefecture, I spotted a few scarecrows here and there, standing in ... [Published Asahi.com - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: farmer
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Clinical tests on iPS cell-based treatments musn't be rushed(9/18)

Masayo Takahashi, right, an ophthalmic researcher at Riken’s Center for Developmental Biology, works on iPS cells to develop retinal pigment epithelium cells in her lab in Kobe. (Provided by Riken and the Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innova ... [Published Asahi.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Remembering the integrity that became the hallmark of Yamaguchi'...(9/17)

Yoshiko Yamaguchi , who died Sept. 7 at age 94, was the superstar screen idol Li Xianglan (Rikoran in Japanese) of the Japanese-run Manchurian Cinema Association during World War II. After the war, she continued to act for some years before she became ... [Published Asahi.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

VOX POPULI: Actress Yamaguchi knew peace can never be taken for granted(9/17)

2014/9/17Vox Populi, Vox Dei is a daily column that runs on Page 1 of the vernacular Asahi Shimbun.Yoshiko Yamaguchi in 1940 when she used the Chinese stage name of Li Xianglan (Asahi Shimbun file photo)Japanese-born Yoshiko Yamaguchi made her screen ... [Published Asahi.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

VOX POPULI: Ozeki's 'Yamato damashii' bulging with meaning(9/15)

Sept. 14 was the first day of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament. One big draw of this tournament is newly promoted ozeki Goeido. Sumo fans are eager to watch his bouts to see how he performs as ozeki, a title he acquired after years of strenuous effor ... [Published Asahi.com - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Acquisition
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

POINT OF VIEW/ Takeshi Jingu: Risks, opportunities in China’s growing P2P l...(9/14)

In China, online peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has been growing rapidly since around 2010. If the country’s P2P lending industry can successfully control risk while capitalizing on innovation, it should help alleviate chronic funding difficulties of small ... [Published Asahi.com - Sep 14 2014]
Entities: China, Risk, Peer-to-Peer
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Keidanren unconvincing in pushing political donations(9/12)

Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) has decided to call on its member companies to make donations to political parties . The decision means the powerful business lobby will resume its involvement in the flow of big money into politics after five years ... [Published Asahi.com - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: Donations, Powerful, Japan
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

VOX POPULI: The quagmire of terrorism that plagues the world(9/11)

"The Making of a Quagmire: America and Vietnam During the Kennedy Era," a book published in 1965 by esteemed U.S. journalist David Halberstam (1934-2007), is credited with establishing the image of the Vietnam War as a "quagmire." A Japanese translation ... [Published Asahi.com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Abe should face sober diplomatic realities in South Asia(9/11)

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been waging a diplomatic offensive in South Asia to "cut" China’s so-called String of Pearls . Abe's aim is to strengthen Japan’s relations with India and other countries to counterbalance China’s growing presence in the ... [Published Asahi.com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

POINT OF VIEW/ Morton H. Halperin: Time to strike a comprehensive security ...(9/11)

スクラップブック スクラップブックテレビ番組表 テレビ番組表テレビ番組表 ... [Published Asahi.com - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Security

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"The Making of a Quagmire: America and Vietnam During the Kennedy Era" a book published in 1965 by esteemed U S journalist David Halberstam (1934-2007), is credited with establishing the image of the Vietnam War as a "quagmire."...

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