“Some things are more important than rugby,” Canadian rugby players lauded for helping typhoon clean-up after game canceled in Japan

KAMAISHI, JAPAN—Canadian rugby players were seen shoveling mud, carrying furniture and helping with recovery efforts in Kamaishi, following the cancellation of their match against Namibia, which was called off due to the threat of Typhoon […]

Hiroshima Mark the 74th Anniversary of the World’s First Nuclear Bomb Attack: Mayor of Hiroshima Urges Japan to Join Nuclear Ban Treaty, PM Abe Declines

 On August 6, Hiroshima marked the 74th anniversary of atomic bombing. The annual ceremony took place at the Peace Memorial Park near Ground Zero. 50,000 people and representatives from about 90 countries, including the […]

Reiwa Shinsengumi, Giving Voice to People with Disabilities— Japan’s first severely disabled lawmakers join parliament

View this post on Instagram #舩後靖彦 #木村英子 国会初登院 2019年8月1日(木)午前9時集合 場所:東京永田町・国会正門前 あなたの力で誕生した、れいわ新選組の国会議員。初登院のその瞬間、是非とも直接送り届けてください! #れいわが始まる #れいわ新選組 A post shared by れいわ新選組 (@reiwashinsengumi) on Jul 27, 2019 at 6:15am PDT Reiwa Shinsengumi, an anti-establishment party organized only three months […]