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リッチ 素子 Mom, wife, NYT Tokyo bureau chief. Once a books, education & econ reporter, always, etc. Ping me: richm@nytimes.com. Instagram @motokorich

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You gotta read this ⁦@JanePerlez⁩ gem on the kitsch of Beidaihe beach in China, where “in keeping with the hierarchical character of Chinese socialism, top officials never rub shoulders with the public.”  https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/22/world/asia/china-beidaihe-beach-communist-party-mao.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share  via ⁦@nytimes
Meanwhile, in Japan: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday became longest-serving leader in country's post-World War II era, tying his great-uncle, Eisaku Sato, with 2,798 days in office. Only 3 more months and he's longest serving PM in Japanese history  https://bit.ly/2ZpqXUy 
RT @ewong: UPDATE: Trump administration officials were taken by surprise — South Korea said it is ending intelligence-sharing… https://t.co/6229ZDxu4N
Tokyo Olympics shaping up to be unprecedentedly expensive: ""If your son or daughter qualifies for the Olympics in 2020, I don't know how any of those families are going to be able to afford the airline tickets, the Airbnb, the hotels, or get the tickets,"  https://japantoday.com/category/sports/want-tokyo-olympic-tickets-no-problem-if-you-have-60-000#.XV8T6ai2aq4.twitter 
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