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Kim Kyung Hoon

Japan Ink: Growing tribe proudly defies tattoo taboo, hopes for Olympian boost

27 Oct 2020

TOKYO Shodai Horiren got her first tattoo as a lark on a trip to Australia nearly three decades ago. Now, tattooed head to foot, even on her shaven scalp, she is one of Japan's most renowned traditional tattoo artists. | Video

By the pool or ferris wheel? Japanese theme park becomes new office for teleworkers

15 Oct 2020

TOKYO The coronavirus pandemic has turned one Japanese theme park into a new workplace for teleworkers, with a haunted house for the bargain. | Video

Black Lives Matter protesters march through Tokyo

14 Jun 2020

TOKYO Thousands of protesters in Tokyo took part in a Black Lives Matter march on Sunday, calling for an end to racial discrimination and police abuse after the killing of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis last month.

Virtual Cheers! Japan's 'nomikai' goes online for coronavirus time

13 May 2020

TOKYO Launched amid the mounting scare over the coronavirus, a Japanese video chat website designed for hosting virtual drinking parties has soared in popularity while bars and pubs remain shut. | Video

Japan's coronavirus lockdown strips exotic dancer of her savings

05 May 2020

TOKYO Exotic dancer Aya Yumiko has been living off her savings since March waiting for the bars and clubs in Tokyo where she performs in burlesque shows to reopen. | Video

Honduran migrant, clutching two small children, flees tear gas

28 Nov 2018

TIJUANA After nearly two weeks of documenting the harrowing journey of a caravan of mostly Central American migrants headed toward the U.S.-Mexican border, I snapped a picture I will never forget. | Video

Honduran migrant, clutching two small children, flees tear gas

28 Nov 2018

TIJUANA After nearly two weeks of documenting the harrowing journey of a caravan of mostly Central American migrants headed towards the U.S.-Mexican border, I snapped a picture I will never forget.

Dying at home rather than in hospital, elderly Japanese 'go to the afterlife quietly'

24 Nov 2017

(This version of the November 21 story corrects paragraph 11 to show data is from Yamato Clinic, not OECD)

'Cancer hotels' house China's patient refugees

29 Sep 2016

BEIJING In the shadow of one of China's top cancer hospitals in Beijing, a catacomb-like network of ramshackle brick buildings has become a home-from-home for hundreds of cancer patients and their families waiting for treatment.

Hundreds of bereaved Chinese protest over 'one-child' compensation

18 Apr 2016

BEIJING Hundreds of Chinese parents who had lost their only child protested in Beijing on Monday, demanding more compensation from the government for a decades-long "one-child policy", which they said left them without family support.

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