The International

The International

The International

Qatar Airways, a major sponsor of the 2022 World Cup
Qatar’s glamorous World Cup attempt tarnished by blood of migrant workers
Namya K. (‘25)
The abuses of basic rights of migrant workers are shocking; however, what is far worse is the fact that it is a repeat of history.
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TikTok on Unsplash
The Tiktok misinformation “pandemic”
Youmi J. (‘24)
Most ISSH students seem to be aware of the substantial amount of misinformation that exists on TikTok and double check the content that they see.
Many Japanese plantation farms recruit Technical Intern Trainees as part of the Technical Intern Training Program.
Realities behind the Technical Intern Training Program
Yuki K. (‘26)
For a long period of time, the Technical Intern Trainee program proved to be a success for both the companies in Japan that were in need of workers and for the workers from foreign countries who wanted to acquire technical skills. However, in March 2020, the United Nations released an issue statement regarding the Technical Intern Training Program.
Cheaper subscriptions with advertisements? No more binge-watching?
Cheaper subscriptions with advertisements? No more binge-watching?
Narim J. (’26)
Netflix has recently added a subscription option that includes advertisements. And there are more changes to come. 
Aditi and Anastasia embracing their culture through dance.
Accepting themselves in a world where others cannot yet accept them
Khwaish J.('24), Viewpoint Editor
Aditi A. (‘24) and Anastasia P. (‘24)  are both permanent resident children who were born in their native countries, but have been raised in Japan. They both have parents who are permanent residents. Though they might not be called “second-generation immigrants,” their experiences and struggles are similar.
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Qatar Airways, a major sponsor of the 2022 World Cup
Qatar’s glamorous World Cup attempt tarnished by blood of migrant workers
Namya K. (‘25)
The abuses of basic rights of migrant workers are shocking; however, what is far worse is the fact that it is a repeat of history.
The barriers around seeking mental health support
The barriers around seeking mental health support
Miki M.('22) and Eimi S. ('22)
The most important step is to recognize changes in one’s mental health and seek help at an early stage, before the issue becomes detrimental to the quality of life. However, in reality, the systemic limitations that come with seeking mental health resources are beyond our control, and it will take a long time before we start to see significant changes in our society.
Women-only train cars in Japan have been operating for over a century. Pictured above: The platform of a women-only train car at JR Namba station in Osaka.
Women-only train cars sidestep the root issue of gender inequality
Elena K.('23)
Current “solutions” to the molestation problem in Japanese public transportation system do not sufficiently address the root issue of gender inequalities and misogyny, preventing us from making any real progress.
Valieva skated her short program, scoring 82.16.
Was Kamila Valieva a victim of child abuse?
Yui I.('24)
Critics speak out on the high frequency of child abuse in sports, especially in the Olympics. It is not a rarity for young athletes to be victims of physical, verbal, and emotional abuse.
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Top 5 Exciting Exhibitions to Visit in Tokyo in Autumn 2022
Top 5 Exciting Exhibitions to Visit in Tokyo in Autumn 2022
Angela S.('24), Arts and Entertainment editor
As the Covid situation is slowly improving, many museums are returning to their pre-Covid schedules. This fall, we are seeing loads and loads of new interesting shows in Tokyo. Here are 5 of the most exciting exhibitions happening in Tokyo you should check out this week. 
Music worth adding to your playlist
Music worth adding to your playlist
Hanae T. ('22), Arts and Entertainment editor
Try listening to Tyler, the Creator's album "IGOR" and Cuco's song "Lover Is a Day" to mix up your playlist.
Popular video games that will immerse you in an alternate reality
Popular video games that will immerse you in an alternate reality
Hanae T. ('22), Arts and Entertainment editor
Play Genshin Impact and Little Nightmares for an adventure in a different world.
Eight movies you should add to your watchlist
Eight movies you should add to your watchlist
Hanae T. ('22)
From a recent Netflix movie to Japanese animations, these movies will surely transport you to different worlds and eras.
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Photo credit: Prasha S.
Coffee beyond Starbucks
Prasha S.('22)
Here are some places that you should think of, when you find yourself bored of the same coffee over and over again. 
The SPBS Toyosu Lounge

Credits: SPBS Toyosu webpage
Can’t study at home?
Khwaish J.('24)
High-speed wifi, a quiet atmosphere, power sockets, affordable pricing are among just a few of the many priorities to keep in mind when finding the right place to study.
Restaurants and cafes worth visiting in Tokyo
Restaurants and cafes worth visiting in Tokyo
Hanae T. ('22), Arts and Entertainment editor
If you're looking for good Japanese cuisine or a unique café experience, these restaurants and cafés may be worth keeping an eye out for!
How to be a more conscious consumer in 2022
How to be a more conscious consumer in 2022
The Eco-Fashion Options class discusses the dangers of greenwashing, the importance of transparency in hangtag contents, the role of sustainable certifications, and how the pandemic has affected garment workers.
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Sarakshi S. (‘24), Editor of HOSH
Ms. Tajiri standing behind her desk in her office.
Ms. Tajiri
Eimi S. ('22), Editor of HOSH
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