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Hanako Tokita · July, 2007

I am a Japanese-English translator based in Tokyo.

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Latest posts by Hanako Tokita from July, 2007

“Welcome to Japan”? Kurdish refugee family leaves for Canada

Few people, including Japanese themselves, are aware of the dismal record of Japan's treatment of refugees, particularly its treatment of Kurdish refugees. After struggling for many years to make a...

Japan: Typhoons, earthquakes and missiles

After Japan experienced one of the most disastrous weekends in its history, a blogger [Ja] comments that “the odds of Japan getting devasted by typhoons and earthquakes are much higher...

Japan: Internet regulation up for debate, but nobody is debating

While nobody was watching, an interim report drafted by a study group under the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has set down guidelines for regulation of the Internet...

Alberto Fujimori: Arrested in Chile, Running in Japan, Dreaming of Peru

Alberto Fujimori, the former president of Peru now under house arrest in Chile, has surprised everyone with the announcement that he will run for the Senate in his motherland, Japan....

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


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