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Hanako Tokita

Volunteer author for Global Voices and site manager of GV Linuga Japanese. I am a Japanese-English translator based in Tokyo, also involved in some community work and media projects among various other things.

グローバル・ボイス(Global Voices)のボランティアライターおよびLingua日本語のサイトエディター。東京在住。カナダの大学で地理・地学を学んだものの、まったく関係のないことをしながら大学職員として働き、都内某所でへたっぴなアイスホッケーをして日頃のうっぷんを晴らす生活を送る。ただいま人生の仕分け中。反復運動過多損傷(RSI)に悩む。きのこと地層好き。

記事の中の引用や翻訳が問題がある場合は、お知らせください。場合によっては、引用部の削除を検討いたします。 メール: japanese AT globalvoicesonline DOT org

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Latest posts by Hanako Tokita

15 March 2011

Japan: Frustrations from the Overlooked

While the eyes of the media and the rest of Japan have been glued to developments in the Tohoku region, cries for help from other disaster areas have not received...

18 September 2008

Japan: The End of OhmyNews Japan

At the end of August, 2008, OhmyNews, the citizen journalism site from South Korea that entered the Japanese market in 2006 with much fanfare, closed its doors. First officially announced...

12 August 2008

Japan: Ainu recognized as indigenous people

On June 6, a couple of months prior to the International Day of the World's Indigenous People, the Japanese Diet passed a resolution to officially recognize the Ainu as an...

9 July 2008

Japan: Bloggers on food crisis feast, G8 over Skype?

The G8 Summit at Toyako, Hokkaido, ended on June 9th after three days of meetings, leaving a bitter aftertaste for some bloggers in Japan. Many questioned the high cost of...

17 June 2008

Japan: Iwate-Miyagi Inland Earthquake

On June 14, an inland earthquake reaching M7.2 on the Richter scale struck the Tohoku region of Japan. In Iwate and Miyagi, the hardest hit prefectures, 10 have been confirmed...

24 May 2008

Japan: Experiences at IDAHO

On the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO), Japanese LGBT communities organized several events and street activities in several cities across the country. With a slogan of “Yes to sexual diversity”...

18 May 2008

Japan: A surge of suicides

Over the past few weeks, the Japanese media have been extensively reporting suicide cases associated with the use of hydrogen sulfide gas, providing detailed description of ingredients and methods used....

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