JAPANESE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/JAPANESE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Movie review: More bloody excitement in action-packed ‘The Raid 2’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57786591-223/action-movie-bloody-raid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57786591-223/action-movie-bloody-raid.html.csp">Movie review: More bloody excitement in action-packed ‘The Raid 2’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T09:41:01.927-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 09:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The bloody action hits the Jakarta streets in “The Raid 2,” a bigger and brassier follow-up to the 2012 cops-and-robbers thriller “The Raid: Redemption.” This installment begins with Rama (Iko Uwais), the rookie cop who survived the first movie, being assigned to go deep undercover to infiltrate Indonesia’s crime lords, not only to bring them down but to root out the corrupt members of Jakarta’s police force. Rama is sent to prison so he can befriend Uco (Arifin Putra), the hot-headed son of a ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57786591@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:41:01 MDT Japan baseball commissioner apologizes over livelier ball http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57806719-77/ball-livelier-baseball-commissioner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57806719-77/ball-livelier-baseball-commissioner.html.csp">Japan baseball commissioner apologizes over livelier ball</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T16:00:59.091-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tokyo • The commissioner of Japanese baseball has apologized after random tests showed the official ball is livelier than it should be. The tests revealed that balls used at six stadiums on March 29 were livelier than they should have been. Nippon Professional Baseball Commissioner Katsuhiko Kumazaki says “I want to apologize for causing a commotion.” Japanese baseball plans to re-test the ball and has asked ball manufacturer Mizuno to explain why the balls are livelier than what the league spec...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578067192014-04-12T16:00:59.091-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-12T16:00:59.091-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806719@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:00:59 MDT Court orders stay on Japanese Antarctic whaling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57752671-68/japan-whaling-program-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57752671-68/japan-whaling-program-court.html.csp">Court orders stay on Japanese Antarctic whaling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOBY STERLING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T07:22:12.817-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 07:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Hague, Netherlands • The International Court of Justice on Monday ordered a temporary halt to Japan’s Antarctic whaling program, ruling that it is not for scientific purposes as the Japanese government had claimed. Australia had sued Japan at the U.N.’s highest court for resolving disputes between nations in hopes of ending whaling in the icy Southern Ocean. Reading a 12-4 decision by the court’s 16-judge panel, Presiding Judge Peter Tomka said Japan’s program fails to justify the large numb...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577526712014-03-31T07:22:12.817-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T07:22:12.817-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57752671@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 07:22:12 MDT Movie review: Flight, love and war blend in Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57592984-223/miyazaki-wind-jiro-rises.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57592984-223/miyazaki-wind-jiro-rises.html.csp">Movie review: Flight, love and war blend in Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T19:51:40.069-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 07:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Japanese animation legend Hayao Miyazaki’s latest — and he, at 73, says it is his last — film, “The Wind Rises,” is a gorgeous epic whose beauty cannot hide the tragedies, great and small, at the heart of its story. The story is that of Jiro Horikoshi, the Japanese aeronautical engineer who designed the Mitsubishi Zero, the fighter plane that was used to attack Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, and bring the United States into World War II. As depicted in Miyazaki’s fictionalized script, Horikoshi (...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57592984@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 19:51:40 MDT Confused Japanese tourists trigger highway pursuit in S. Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57599022-78/horne-car-utah-couple.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57599022-78/horne-car-utah-couple.html.csp">Confused Japanese tourists trigger highway pursuit in S. Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADY McCOMBS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T20:35:57.092-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 08:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City • The first night in the United States for a family of Japanese tourists ended with the parents being pulled from their rental car at gunpoint with their young son watching after their confusion about American traffic laws set off a high-speed pursuit in southern Utah. The pursuit began at 1 a.m. Saturday on Interstate 15 near the Utah-Arizona border when the couple’s car was spotted going just 37 mph and swerving between lanes, said Lt. Brad Horne, Utah Highway Patrol’s DUI unit ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57599022@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:35:57 MDT ‘Earth -shattering’ 16th-century Korean painting found in Honolulu http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57598414-68/museum-painting-collection-korean.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57598414-68/museum-painting-collection-korean.html.csp">‘Earth -shattering’ 16th-century Korean painting found in Honolulu</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T17:07:31.222-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 05:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honolulu • The Honolulu Museum of Art has discovered two paintings from late 16th-century Korea in its collection, including one that has been called an “earth-shattering” find. “This is like discovering a lost Vermeer,” said Shawn Eichman, curator of Asian art at the museum, referring to the Dutch master, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser (http://bit.ly/1mwUgbk) reported. The paintings are from the collection of the late Richard Lane, an art collector and dealer. Lane, who lived in Japan for about 5...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575984142014-02-25T17:07:31.222-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-25T17:07:31.222-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57598414@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:07:31 MDT