Shingo Ito

Japanese school aims to create ‘Asian leaders’

KARUIZAWA (Japan): Asia may be driving growth in the world economy but a Japanese businesswoman behind an innovative new school believes the region is over-reliant on western-style leadership

Published 24 Nov, 2012 01:01am

Hiroshima marks anniversary of atomic bombing

HIROSHIMA (Japan): A bell tolled to mark a moment of silence while people joined hands in prayer as tens of thousands marked the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Monday.

Published 07 Aug, 2012 02:36am

Robots developed for daily use

TOKYO: Japan, which has taken the lead in developing a generation of high-tech if quirky robots, is now getting down...

Published 30 Nov, 2007 12:00am

Robots developed for daily use

TOKYO: Japan, which has taken the lead in developing a generation of high-tech if quirky robots, is now getting down...

Published 30 Nov, 2007 12:00am

Abe leaves Japan’s diplomacy in doubt

TOKYO: The future of Japan’s ‘assertive diplomacy’ hangs in the balance after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s abrupt...

Published 14 Sep, 2007 12:00am

Japan takes blame for militarism

TOKYO: Ever since Japan’s crushing defeat in World War II, the question has lingered of who and what led it on the...

Published 01 Aug, 2005 12:00am