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Hanako Tokita · June, 2007

I am a Japanese-English translator based in Tokyo.

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Latest posts by Hanako Tokita from June, 2007

Japan should work with China to tackle photochemical smog problem

Some scientists have been arguing that air pollution in China is responsible for increased incidents of photochemical smog in Japan. Kaz points out Japan's responsibility as a nation which suffered...

Japan: Distance between NHK and Government

The recent appointment of Komori Shigetaka, who is a close acquaintance of PM Abe Shinzo, as an NHK's management committee member has raised a controversy over the possibility of the...

Japan: parents’ involvement in after-school daycare centers

After-school daycare centers play an important role in providing children of working parents with a safe environment to spend their after school hours. A blogger shares her experience with one...

Japan: Reactions to the Nova Suspension

Nova, the largest English language school operator in Japan and well-known for its fuzzy pink mascot, is in dire straights, having been ordered last week to suspend part of its...

AIDS in Japan: Blame it on gays?

Since the first case of AIDS in Japan was officially reported in March, 1985, official figures have indicated that the number of cases of HIV/AIDS among Japanese has been steadily...

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I write for gyaku, a bilingual Japanese/English media project based in Japan.


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