News Resources and Online Magazines

News and current affairs sites

Catch up on the latest happenings around the world from these well known news sources.

ABC News Australia for current affairs coverage and commentary.

BBC UK for timely world, UK, sport, business, and entertainment news.

SBS is an Australian national multicultural news service.

NPR is an acclaimed producer and distributor of noncommercial news.

New York Times features local, national, and international issues.

Japan Times has an archive of past stories plus Japan resources.

Washington Post for the latest news to affect the US and world.

Reuters provides worldwide news, financial info, and technology stuff.

Other online stuff in Japan

These sites are geared towards the foreign community in Japan with lots of useful info about places to eat, movies to see, places to go, people to meet and jobs to get.

Sushicam for articles on living, working, and travelling in Japan.

DoDDS Pacific. Welcome to the Okinawa district schools.

Kansai Scene keeps you in-the-know. Heaps of Kansai area info.

Get Hiroshima covers many aspects of what you can do in the city.

Crazy Japan Times covers "Goofy news and scandals". A bit of fun.

Aichi Voice is a publication of the Aichi Prefectural Government.

The Japan Page has lots of information about books on Japan.

Japan Reference has more than enough for you to get lost in.

Fukuoka Now covers Kyushu area restaurants, shops, bars, etc.

Japan Visitor offers useful info and services for visitors to Japan.

Nipponia is in English, Korean, Chinese, French, Spanish or Russian.