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Jesse Johnson

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Tokyo, Japan
News Desk Manager — The Japan Times
Covers:  Japan and world events affecting it.

@Japantimes News Desk •Tokyo • RTs are things you should read • mail me at jesse.johnson@japantimes.co.jp http://about.me/jess.johnson/

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Biography

Living the news-junkie's dream as the news desk chief at The Japan Times in Tokyo. I'm a fluent Japanese speaker (JLPT N1 certified), knowledgable in AP style and possess an uncanny knack for removing bad puns from headlines. Interests currently include: Ice hockey, Japanese/Chinese history, Syri...

A look at Syria's extremist Nusra Front, known for holding captives for ransom | The Japan Times

A look at Syria's extremist Nusra Front, known for holding captives for ransom | The Japan Times

MSDF training sub to visit Philippines; two escort ships to go on to port call in Vietnam | The J...

MSDF training sub to visit Philippines; two escort ships to go on to port call in Vietnam | The J...

Without naming names, Japan video showcases effort to halt China maritime expansion | The Japan T...

Without naming names, Japan video showcases effort to halt China maritime expansion | The Japan T...

China to create 'international maritime judicial center' amid rising sea tensions | The Japan Tim...

China to create 'international maritime judicial center' amid rising sea tensions | The Japan Tim...

Amid South China Sea spat, Japan foreign aid white paper stresses importance of sea lanes | The J...

Amid South China Sea spat, Japan foreign aid white paper stresses importance of sea lanes | The J...

China plans to begin civilian flights to, from disputed South China Sea isles | The Japan Times

China plans to begin civilian flights to, from disputed South China Sea isles | The Japan Times

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Jun 24, 2017

North Korea warns long-range missile test 'not too far away' | The Japan Times  http://ow.ly/sHKU30cRne8 

Jun 24, 2017

Warmbier death is latest twist in fraught U.S.-North Korea ties | The Japan Times  http://ow.ly/4FKj30cRncR 

Jun 24, 2017

アメリカ大使館上空にドローン? 周辺は飛行禁止区域:朝日新聞デジタル  http://www.asahi.com/articles/ASK6S635VK6SUTIL017.html 

Jun 24, 2017

RT @hodgman: stupid. turn the cameras on. get thrown out. do it again the next time. and again. THAT is the story. not your dumb…

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Henry Hackett

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Twitter

Why did you become a journalist?

When I was born.