Asahi Shimbun

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Template:Dablink Asahi Shimbun (朝日新聞; Asahi Shinbun) is a national leading newspaper in Japan, though the circulation, which is 12,600,000 as of 2002, is behind that of Yomiuri Shimbun. Its views are more left of centre than those of other national newspapers such as Yomiuri Shimbun, Sankei Shimbun, and Mainichi Shimbun.

The newpaper has an alliance with the International Herald Tribune, publishing "International Herald Tribune/The Asahi Shimbun" as their English edition, replacing their stand-alone Asahi Evening News.

Tensei Jingo (天声人語, Latin: Vox Populi, Vox Dei, English: "The voice of the people is the voice of God.") is a prominent daily column featuring recent news and social issues. The column is also available as an email newsletter.

The Asahi Haikuist Network is a weekly column written by David McMurray that features haiku in English written by people from Japan and around the world. It also has commentary in each column on a few of the haiku.

See also

Office

  • Tokyo Main Office
Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
  • Osaka Main Ofice
Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka

External links

ja:朝日新聞 zh:朝日新聞Template:Japan-stub

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