Stories about Japan from April, 2014
How Online Discussions on Whaling Get Twisted in Japan
The International Court of Justice ruled against Japan's Southern Ocean whale hunt. Online conversation is often dominated by those fervently defending the custom of whaling.
Japan Makes Public Transportation More Stroller-Friendly for Parents
Traveling with a baby stroller on Japan's crowded public transportation can make for an uncomfortable juggling act. New standardized rules aim to make it easier for parents.
PHOTOS: Picnicking Under Japan's Cherry Blossoms
"Hanami", as the activity of flower viewing is called in Japanese, is in full bloom now that cherry blossom season has arrived.
Remote Hubs in Asia for NETmundial Internet Governance Meeting
NETmundial, which will bring together people from a variety of backgrounds to discuss the principles of Internet governance, is set to be held in São Paulo on 23 and 24 April 2014. It will also have 33 remote hubs in 31 cities spread throughout 22 countries that will allow for...
Australians High Five International Court Decision Against Japanese Whaling
Australians celebrate the International Court of Justice decision to halt Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean.