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Liberal Democratic Party and tradition may stymie push for same-sex marriage in Japan

News from Japan - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 23:50
As Japanese lawmakers grapple with a landmark same-sex marriage bill, campaigners fear it may die at the first legislative hurdle as lawmakers pander to aging ...

Investors are concerned about these 3 things

America: CNN - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 21:08
Markets are rallying ahead of Wednesday's open on hopes for a resolution in the US-China trade war. But trade tensions remain a major source of anxiety for investors.

Striker Yuika Sugasawa says Nadeshiko Japan determined to win group

Japan: Sports - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:57
Though their place in the knockout stage is already guaranteed, Nadeshiko Japan are determined to finish on top of Group D at the FIFA Women’s ...

Belgium seeks Uighur family in Xinjiang after police took them from its Beijing embassy

Asia/Pacific - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:40
A Belgian diplomat was expected to travel to China’s restive Xinjiang region on Tuesday to confirm the whereabouts of a Uighur family that was escorted ...