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' journey through Year 175 -- May 25
A tragic pier collapse in Long Beach, Calif., doubtless drew gasps from Times readers glancing at their front page 100 years ago today, while an update of forcibly resettled Japanese-Americans in World War II was on the paper's front in 1943.
Fri May 24, 2013
Call "Comfort Women" What They Were: Forced Prostitutes
" Comfort women " was the colloquial and reductive term given to the nearly 200,000 women across Asia who were lured, kidnapped or coerced by the Japanese military into being prostitutes for the Imperial Army during World War II.
Haruka Ayase, Masami Nagasawa and Yui Aragaki among Top 10 Japanese smiles
It is fair to say that Japanese women have some of the most amazing smiles in the World, with the ability to melt the heart of even the coldest of people.
WWII vet gets Order of the Rising Sun from Japans ambassador
During a ceremony, May 21, 2013, at the home of Kenichiro Sasae, the Japanese ambassador to the United States, Terry Shima was awarded the "Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette" award.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Motley Fool
How to Play the Japanese Yen the Shinzo Abe Way
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Wed May 22, 2013
If resiliency spoke of a group of people, the Japanese population of the then-Territory of Hawaii during World War II claims the description.
Calling this big fat novel Hawaii was bound to raise eyebrows. Hey, come run to the schoolyard to watch Mark Panek throw down! Pow! Right in the kisser of that other big fat novel named Hawaii , by whatsisname, the one everyone loves to put down that for better or worse became the siren call for mainland millions to take a jumbo jet to Waikiki.
Yaki gets Bravo to cut 'Princesses' term
Bravo used an offensive term to promote "Princesses: Long Island," starring Chanel Omari , Ashlee White, Casey Cohen and Joey Lauren.
Tue May 21, 2013
Uncommon Courage: Patriotism and Civil Liberties
This program explores the personal histories of second generation Japanese Americans who served in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Service during World War II as Japanese language specialists in the Pacific, and after the war during the Occupation of Japan.
Pregnancy weight gain ...
Whether you like it or not, gaining weight during pregnancy is inevitable. The growth and development of babies depend on it.
Mon May 20, 2013
Ethnic differences in grains consumption and their contribution to...
Research indicates that a diet rich in whole grains may reduce the risk of prevalent chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and some cancers, and that risk for these diseases varies by ethnicity.
Kiriko: Dawn Yanigihara and Katsu Tanaka's handcrafted accessories,...
Since its inception in December 2012, Kiriko -a joint project between graphic designer Dawn Yanagihara and Compound Gallery owner Katsu Tanaka-has taken off.
LaGrange Daily News
LaGrange High School valedictorian: Jared Boggs
Boggs will attend University of Georgia in the fall, where he is undecided, but may major in Chinese with double minor in Korean and chemistry.
Almanac: Monday, May 20, 2013
1927 Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, N.Y., aboard the Spirit of St.
Fri May 17, 2013
Torrance resident's documentary commissioned by national verterans network
Filmmaker and Torrance, Calif. resident, Steven Itano Wasserman , is a fourth-generation American of Japanese and Russian Jewish descent.
Hotaru the Movie: it's Only a Little Light in My Life Production Notes
Hotaru Amemiya and Seiichi Takano visit Italy in the manga adaptation, HOTARU THE MOVIE: IT'S ONLY A LITTLE LIGHT IN MY LIFE.
Thu May 16, 2013
School children learn about Japan
Pupils at Goddard Park Community Primary School enjoyed learning the arts of Origami - paper folding - and calligraphy, as well as sampling Japanese cuisine and dressing up in traditional costumes of the country.
Wed May 15, 2013
In El Dorado County
El Dorado students read 'Okei-san: A Girl's Journey"
Barsotti Books and the Barsotti family are thrilled to partner with five local organizations for the second annual El Dorado Reads program.
Tue May 14, 2013
Rivers Cuomo and Scott Murphy's Album Sung in Japanese: Does It Work?
Hung up on a Japanese girl, but you never date her? You never even summon the courage to talk to her, but you worship her from afar? It happened to Rivers Cuomo, and he got Pinkerton out of it.