The Daily Yomiuri (Toyko, Japan)

Daily Yomiuri (Toyko, Japan) is a newspaper specializing in International topics.

Articles from April 20, 2013

100 Years of Watchmaking on Display
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first domestically produced watch, the Seiko Museum in Sumida Ward, Tokyo, is holding a special exhibition.The exhibition features precious items that are not usually shown to the public, including precision...
Abe Urges Revised Recruiting: Wants Firms to Postpone Univ. Students' Job Hunt Season
Wants firmsto postponeuniv. students'job hunt seasonBy Tsuyoshi ItoYomiuri Shimbun Staff WriterPrime Minister Shinzo Abe has asked business circles to delay the start of the job-hunting season for university students to help train talented young people...
A Golden Island in a Sea of Time: Edo Period Lingers on Osaki-Shimojima
KURE, Hiroshima--The spring weather reached me by way of a breeze from the Seto Inland Sea on my arrival at Osaki-Shimojima island via ferry from a port in Takehara, a city in central Hiroshima Prefecture.Once on the island, a 15-minute stroll from Ocho...
EDITORIAL: Ensure That New Job-Hunting Rules for Students Are Not Meaningless
Creating an environment for university students in which they can concentrate on their schoolwork will contribute to fostering talented human resources. It is therefore appropriate to shorten the job-hunting period for university students.The start of...
EDITORIAL: Govt Should Steadily Expand Scope of SDF's Authorized Activities
To ensure competent crisis management, the government must plan for a variety of emergencies and prepare a legal framework that will allow the Self-Defense Forces to properly respond to such situations.The government has submitted a bill to the Diet...
Hatakeyama Aims to Kick It Up Another Notch
Back-to-back seasons of moderate success compelled Tokyo Yakult Swallows slugger Kazuhiro Hatakeyama to take a step in a different direction in the offseason.The player with the unmistakable exaggerated leg kick and signature facial hair decided to clean...
Japan in Depth: Abe: No Waiting List for Day Care in FY17
Abenomics may prove to be a blessing for women who want to continue working even after having children.Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has unveiled an outline of the growth strategy known as the "third arrow" of Abenomics, a set of economic policies consisting...
Mobile Vendor Offers Work Experience for Disabled
A trial project is under way to help people with intellectual disabilities secure employment by giving them work experience selling snacks out of a snack truck in a park in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo.The project is the brainchild of a 42-year-old, who runs...
Musicians Play for Disaster Victims
Members of the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra has given more than 100 concerts on a volunteer basis in areas devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake.Members of the orchestra based in Tokyo's Suginami Ward said they want to continue inspiring people...
Popular Free-Climbing Izu Cliff Hit by Quake
The Pacific Ocean Wall, a popular free-climbing wall on Tokyo's Miyakejima island of the Izu Islands chain, was badly damaged by Wednesday's earthquake, whose shocks reverberated among the climbing community.The temblor caused a 60 to 70 meter section...
Sugano Blanks Carp for 3rd Win
All the hype about Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters rookie Shohei Otani has made Tomoyuki Sugano seem like an afterthought.The rookie right-hander showed Saturday at rainy Mazda Stadium that he might be the prize of last year's draft.Sugano (3-0) fired six...
Universities Welcome Effort to Aid Job-Hunting Process
University officials and students have welcomed the government's push to delay the start of corporate recruiting activities.Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday asked business association leaders to delay the official start of the job-hunting season for...

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