Story highlights Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force takes receipt of newly-commissioned helicopter carrier The ship, named the Izumo, is the largest Japanese military ship since the Second World War Critics in neighboring countries say the ship ... CNN, 3 days ago
Japan unveils largest warship since World War II - CNN, 3 days ago
Japan unveils its largest warship since WWII - CNN, 3 days ago
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Join our annual conversation between contemporary Japanese and American authors in which Asia Society hosts an international dialogue, curated and moderated by the co-founders and editors of the Tokyo-based literary journal Monkey Business ...AsiaSource, 1 week ago
A savagely beautiful story of humanity crushed underfoot It all seems so simple. Young, childless Yeong-hye decides to renounce meat. Her husband, the narrator of the first part of this mind-blowing novel from the South Korean writer Han Kang (a ...Irish Times, 2 weeks ago
'Triumphant March into Port Arthur' is a collection of 25 Japanese short stories translated into Persian by Ashkan Kazemian and published by Shourafarin Publications in March. It includes stories from all literary periods of Japanese ...Iran Daily, 2 weeks ago
Marjorie Sandor's new collection of short stories is difficult topeg. Sandor's interest for The Uncanny Reader is what she calls possibly supernatural fiction — stories that force readers out of their comfort zones and into a psychological ...Oregon Public Broadcasting, 2 weeks ago
"But what is it we are afraid of?" wrote Virginia Woolf in 1918. "We are not afraid of ruins, or moonlight, or ghosts." Woolf was charting a sea-change in the nature of the supernatural tale, but she might as well have been asking future readers ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
Distance: 21.1 km; two-loop course (two different loops); negligible start/finish separation Finishers: 9418 men + 3066 women = 12,484 total (up from 12,112 last year) Prize Money: Not reported Course Records: Men, 1:00:04, Eliud Kipchoge ...The Runner's Tribe, 1 month ago
The Yomiuri Shimbun Masatsugu Ono won the 152nd Akutagawa Prize for up-and-coming authors of literary fiction with his novel Ku Nen Mae no Inori (A prayer nine years ago), while the Naoki Prize, which spotlights popular literature, went to Kanako ...The Japan News, 2 months ago
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