Not-so Happy Holidays for the Japanese

The Japan’s government has announced 10 days off, from April 29 to May 6 to commemorate the coronation of the new Emperor, Naruhito. The proverb, ‘all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’ is unknown to the indefatigable…

Advent of the new Imperial Era in Japan

Japan has announced the reigning title of its new Empire. The succeeding imperial era will be named, ‘Reiwa’, which connotes harmony and order. The name originates from an ancient anthology of Japanese Poetry. Reiwa will commence from May 1, 2019,…