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Japan’s ‘land of opportunity’

Japan’s ‘land of opportunity’

Not many companies headquartered in Tokyo can boast about their diversity. Twenty years ago, when I founded Rakuten as an ambitious Internet and e-commerce startup, we were just like most Japanese firms – small, and dominated by mostly male Japanese talent.

Why Steve Bannon had to go

Why Steve Bannon had to go

In many, if not most, US administrations, some figure emerges who convinces the press that the president couldn’t function without him (it’s yet to be a her).

Trump strategy won’t solve Afghan problems

Trump strategy won’t solve Afghan problems

Donald Trump has vowed success in Afghanistan, but analysts say his strategy contains nothing new against enemies which his predecessors could not defeat — a sobering assessment that points to endless war for weary civilians.

Rupert Murdoch and weaponised ‘news’

Rupert Murdoch and weaponised ‘news’

In 1940, with Britain standing alone against Nazi Germany, a short book called Guilty Men was published under the pseudonym of “Cato.” Its authors were the future Labour Party leader Michael Foot, the Liberal journalist Frank Owen, and the Conservative journalist Peter Howard.

Chinese have more room to tackle debt ­– if they want to

Chinese have more room to tackle debt ­– if they want to

Rising corporate profits are providing Chinese policymakers with room to do more to tackle the country’s growing debt problems without inflicting major damage on the economy.

Spotlight on ‘out of this world’ property claims

Spotlight on ‘out of this world’ property claims

Can anyone claim the Red Planet or natural resources on asteroids? Business leaders and legal experts say the question has become more than philosophical as a growing number of firms, often backed by capital and technology from Silicon Valley, have set their sights on the resources of outer space as

Something needs to be done to save West Indies cricket

Something needs to be done to save West Indies cricket

Will the West Indies ever regain their lost glory and pride in cricket or are they simply beyond redemption?

Couples-focused sleep apnoea therapy

Couples-focused sleep apnoea therapy

Positive, supportive interactions between sleep partners could help people with sleep apnoea adhere to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, suggests a small study.

Trump stokes white nationalist fan base

Trump stokes white nationalist fan base

Neo-Nazis are a constituency of President Donald Trump. So are white nationalists. And the so-called alt-right you keep hearing about? They’re a constituency as well.

How to bring dangerous nations to heel

How to bring dangerous nations to heel

With threats, bribes, diplomacy and sanctions, American presidents of both parties have sought for 25 years to try to halt, or at least slow, North Korea’s quest for a nuclear arsenal – to no avail.

Eating disorders linked to history of theft: study

Eating disorders linked to history of theft: study

Women with anorexia nervosa or bulimia are up to four times more likely to be convicted of theft – often petty thefts like shoplifting – compared to peers without eating disorders, according to results from a large Swedish study.

Low-cost prostheses a boon for amputees

Low-cost prostheses a boon for amputees

Vishnu Kumar had barely reached adulthood when he lost his limbs in a freak electrical accident, seemingly condemning him to the life of penury endured by millions of amputees in India.

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