JAPANESE WOMEN RETAIN TOP SPOT IN LIFE EXPECTANCY

GENEVA — Japanese women retained the top spot in average life expectancy in 2012, ahead of women in Spain, Switzerland and Singapore. Japanese men, however, tied with Swedish men for eighth place, according to...

GOVERNING THE INTERNET

In its earliest days, the internet was like a small village of known users whose designers did not pay much attention to security because there was a climate of trust. All that changed with...

Today’s Thought: A Father Speaks

A FATHER SPEAKS As a father tucked his child in bed, he reproached himself:  "At breakfast I found fault.  You spilled things, gulped down your food, spread butter too thick on your bread.  I scolded...

SENDAI HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS THANK LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons Consul General of Japan Toyoei Shigeeda marked the third anniversary of the March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake by hosting a reception at his residence for students from a high school...
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NGN3 JUNE MOVIE SCHEDULE

SUNDAY, JUNE 1 Midnight – The International Gang of Kobe 1:40 a.m. – Lord of Steel Heart 3:20 a.m. – The Sentencer 5 a.m. – Yakuza of Seki 6:30 a.m. – Labyrinth Romanesque 8:30 a.m. – Prison Walls of Abashiri 3 10...

CHRONOLOGY OF EVENTS RELATED TO JAPAN’S SECURITY POLICY

Photo Credit: DW.DE TÖKYÖ — The following is a chronology of major events related to Japan’s security policy. August 1945: Japan surrenders unconditionally in World War II after U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. May 1947:...

HOW MEDICARE COVERS HOSPICE CARE

Photo Courtesy: Hospice Hawaii Coping with a terminal illness can be very difficult, for the patient as well as his or her loved ones. That’s why I want to pass along some information about Medicare’s...

JAPAN DIVIDED ON COLLECTIVE SELF-DEFENSE

Photo Credit: DW.DE TÖKYÖ — Public opinion in Japan is divided over Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s push to reinterpret the country’s pacifist constitution to engage in collective self-defense. One side insists that reinterpretation could eventually...

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