Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

The Virginia Map Bill That Pissed Off Everyone Gets Quietly Signed

Last week, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a bill he had promised Korean constituents he would sign, quietly and to very little fanfare. The reason is probably because, by then, he had succeeded in alienating both the Koreans he had courted as a candidate and the Japanese he tried to mollify as governor.
As I reported [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Virginia Back In The Black Edition

Good morning, everyone. Today’s somehow supposed to be a lovely Tuesday with intermittent possibilities of rain. Doesn’t make much sense to me. I went out and bought the Facebook Effect last night–haven’t been this excited about a read since Harry Potter. This morning's photo is in honor of Twitter–the sperm whale was failing all last [...]

World Cup Roundup: An Historic Oversight at the Embassy of Japan

Clearly, not everyone is playing hooky from work during World Cup action this week. "We weren't planning on having a screening of the game," an official at the Embassy of Japan told City Desk following the Asian nation's Monday morning clash with African favorite Cameroon. An historic oversight, it turns out. Spoiler Alert! Japan's newfound glory would come as news to our contact [...]