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Japan's Abe Won't Visit China For WWII Anniversary

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.24.2015 | World

TOKYO, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not attend events to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in China...

Prime Minister Abe's Visit Aimed at Stronger U.S.-Japan Ties

Robert J. Natter | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics
Robert J. Natter

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan arrives in Washington, D.C. this month at a time of historic change for his country. He will become the first Japanese prime minister to address a joint session of Congress.

U.S. Should Close Bases on Okinawa: Bring Troops Home and Let Japanese Defend Japan

Doug Bandow | Posted 02.25.2015 | World
Doug Bandow

The U.S. is over-burdened militarily and effectively bankrupt financially, but Washington is determined to preserve every base and deployment, no matter how archaic -- such as the many military facilities in Okinawa.

Japan-China Ties Are Still Fragile After Leaders Meet

AP | KEN MORITSUGU | Posted 11.11.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — What happens next in Japan-China relations depends not only on what they do, but also on what they don't do. A tentative, some would s...

Meet the Hillary Clinton of Japan

Nancy Snow | Posted 01.27.2014 | World
Nancy Snow

Japan is teeming with exceptionally hard-working, bright and articulate women who could be Japan's leading indicators of success.

Japan's Hate Speech Problem: Part One

Nancy Snow | Posted 09.09.2013 | World
Nancy Snow

The image of Japan abroad will become more negative if these hate speech demonstrations are not reported more often in the Japanese press or taken up as a growing problem by Japanese politicians.

China Hawk Wins Landslide Victory In Japanese Vote

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 12.17.2012 | World

TOKYO -- After leading his conservative party to a landslide victory that will bring it back to power after a three-year hiatus, Shinzo Abe stressed M...

What Do We Really Know About Health?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Knowledge is not power. Where there's a will, there may or may not be a way. And fitness must be made to fit. Some truths are, indeed, self-evident -- others require a bit of cultivation.