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Ayumi Hamasaki (movie/exhibition)

This month, Ayumi Hamasaki fans have two chances to experience the Japanese diva's majesty, with her new 3D concert movie and a photo exhibition.

Sunday, 11 September, 2011, 12:00am

Love: Singles Best 2005-2010 Yuna Ito (CD)

Japanese pop singer-songwriter Yuna Ito's compilation album Love: Singles Best 2005-2010 features her best singles from that period.

With a beautiful, soothing voice, Ito is able to deliver the bitter-sweet experiences of love straight to the listener's soul.

15 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Sweet songs, but no variety

Japanese pop singer-songwriter Yuna Ito's compilation album Love: Singles Best 2005-2010 features her best singles from that period.

With a beautiful, soothing voice, Ito is able to deliver the bitter and sweet experiences of love straight to the listener's soul.

10 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Japanese firms turn to Chinese talent

Like tens of thousands of other young Chinese, Zhang Linlin is in demand. After graduating from Tokyo's prestigious Waseda University last year, she walked into a job at a Japanese firm with considerable responsibility and great potential for advancement.

11 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Hongkongers warned to take extra care if they visit Japan amid protests

The head of the Travel Industry Council has warned Hong Kong people who are going to Japan to take special precautions.

The warning comes as Japanese right-wing activists yesterday continued a second day of rallies against China and businesses associated with Chinese interests in Tokyo.

4 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Trilingual Chinese are big in Japan

Language similarities and commercial mindsets are among the reasons almost half of foreign workers are from the mainland

15 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

From the Vault: 1954

Sansho the Bailiff

Starring: Kinuyo Tanaka, Yoshiaki Hanayagi, Kyoko Kagawa

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi

20 May 2007 - 12:00am

Have your say

Time to stop making excuses

Ever since I was very young, I have made up an excuse whenever I have done something wrong. I never admit what really happened.

Although I don't want to tell lies, I feel I have to do it. I am afraid of being punished.

14 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Mishima's Sword - Travels in Search of a Samurai Legend

Mishima's Sword - Travels in Search of a Samurai Legend

by Christopher Ross

Harper Perennial, HK$132

25 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

FROM THE VAULT: 1959

Fires on the Plain

Starring: Eiji Funakoshi, Osamu Takizawa, Mickey Curtis

Director: Kon Ichikawa

The film: Based on the loosely autobiographical novel of the same name by Shohei Ooka, Fires on the Plain follows a Japanese soldier's harrowing and horror-filled walk across the island of Leyte in the eastern Philippines.

18 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

e-pal

Name: Nako Nakatsuka

Age: 16

City/ Country: Tokyo/ Japan

School name: International School of the Sacred Heart

Star sign: Aries

21 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Rock is not just an image

J-pop diva Mika Nakashima looks like a punk rocker in the Nana movies. But does she possess the fire that characterises all rock artists?

14 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Theatrical exchange between China and Japan

WHEN LI LIUYI and Oriza Hirata were approached by the Hong Kong Arts Festival to work together on a theatre project, the two directors - Chinese and Japanese - jumped at the chance.

13 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Harassment suit puts salarymen on notice

A new generation of Japanese working women won't tolerate 'high jinks' of old

A US$190 million sexual harassment lawsuit against the chief executive officer of Toyota Motor North America may well be the final warning to corporations in Japan that office horseplay may end up in the courts.

4 May 2006 - 12:00am

Ugetsu

FROM THE VAULT: 1953

Ugetsu

Starring: Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyo, Ikio Sawamura

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi

16 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

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