The Daily Yomiuri (Toyko, Japan)

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

Articles from April 2, 2013

Editorial: Awards for 2 Baseball Legends a Cause for Celebration
"Mr. Pro Baseball" and "Godzilla" will simultaneously be given an award. This is glad tidings for spring, the start of the professional baseball season.The government decided Monday to grant the People's Honor Award to Shigeo Nagashima, the Yomiuri Giants'...
Editorial: North Korea Will Gain Nothing from Its Nuclear Intimidation
North Korea's decision to boost its nuclear capability is a blatant provocation made in defiance of a U.N. Security Council resolution, which prohibits Pyongyang from conducting further nuclear tests or ballistic missile launches.The international community...
How Senkaku Islands Became Part of Japan
The Senkaku Islands, a chain of rocky, uninhabited islands in Okinawa Prefecture, have been a source of confrontation between Japan and China ever since a U.N. committee released a report in 1969 that raised prospects for rich oil and gas reserves beneath...
Hurdles Remain before Sales Tax Hikes
By Etsuo Kono and Satoshi AriizumiYomiuri Shimbun Staff WritersWith less than a year before an envisaged consumption tax increase to 8 percent, the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to meet conditions to hike the tax rate as the economy...
Mentor-Protege Relationship Focus of People's Honor Award: Nagashima Listened to Matsui's Bat
The mentor-protege relationship between Shigeo Nagashima and Hideki Matsui is one reason why the two baseball legends will simultaneously receive the People's Honor Award, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.Suga announced honorary lifetime Yomiuri...
PM2.5: Intruder from China Poses Health Hazard
Chinese ships and aircraft have been violating Japan's territorial waters and air space near the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture for some time, but Japanese face potentially serious health hazards from another "intruder" from China.This intruder...
Rebuilt Kabukiza Debuts to Much Fanfare
After three years of construction work, the rebuilt Kabukiza theater officially opened in Tokyo's Ginza district Tuesday, raising the curtain on a new era for kabuki stage performances.After the Ichiban Daiko no Gi drum-beating ceremony to inform the...
Recharging Japan: Can Pop Culture Recharge Japan?
Toyota, Toshiba, Sony and Canon--these are a few of many Japanese brands that became globally famous after Japan established itself as a manufacturer of quality products in the postwar period.It might be too soon to declare an end to the nation's manufacturing...
Want People's Award? Ask the Prime Minister
Whether to confer the People's Honor Award largely boils down to the intention of the prime minister--and some less-than-rigid rules and anonymous experts.Twenty individuals and one team have received the prestigious award for spectacular performances...
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