Media fail to agree on Fukushima water discharge

Before the earthquake of March 11, 2011, male idol group Tokio rehabilitated an abandoned farm in Namie town, Fukushima prefecture, where members were growing vegetables and rice with the help of local farmers. The project, called Dash Village, provided them with a regular segment for their weekly Nippon TV variety …

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Call the elephant in the blogosphere

Last month, two older men learned the hard way that saying racist things online is just as horrible as saying them in public. Teenager Neo Nakane sued a blogger who posted anti-Korean sentiments on a blog and ultimately won 1.3 million yen in damages. His lawyer said the verdict was …

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MTV’s AAPI Heritage Month show: when is it, how to watch

A coalition of celebrity actors, musicians, athletes and activists will come together this week to celebrate United States of America and the Pacific Islands Heritage Month on national television. In addition to highlighting the history and contributions of Asian Americans, MTV’s “See Us Unite for Change” special will also address …

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