February 18, 2021
Hashimoto Seiko Takes Over as Tokyo Olympic President
By Associated Press
Following the blowback from the previous president’s sexist comments, the male-dominated Organizing Committee tapped a woman to lead.
February 16, 2021
Tokyo Olympic Chief Mori Resigned, But His Sexist Remarks Still Rankle
By Thisanka Siripala
For many, Mori’s derogatory remarks toward women were the final straw in growing distrust behind the delayed Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
February 09, 2021
Tokyo Olympics Hits a New Roadblock: Sexism
By Yukari Easton
Sexist comments from the organizing committee head underline Japan’s deep-seated gender issues.
September 22, 2020
Lee Teng-hui’s Memorial Service Provides Catalyst for Diplomatic Outreach to Taiwan
By Shannon Tiezzi
In addition to a U.S. under secretary of state, a former Japanese prime minister was also in attendance.
September 11, 2014
A Former Japanese PM ‘Feels Sad’ for Putin
By Clint Richards
Putin’s Tokyo visit isn’t set, yet both sides show a desire to talk despite worsening Ukrainian crisis.