In 1990, the government started offering visas to descendants of Japanese immigrants to South America. Today, the more than 200,000 Brazilians living in Japan are part of a foreign community, including Koreans and Chinese, that makes up 2% of Japan’s population of 127 million. Immigration is set to increase under an expanded migrant worker program launched in April..
New parents: Andy Murray and wife Kim have welcomed their first child (Image: Getty)Sign up to FREE daily email alerts from mirror daily newsSubscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rightsA “close family friend” revealed the news, according to the paper, which is something of a surprise after much speculation that they would opt for a traditional Scottish name.The couple have yet to release any pictures of the newborn.Murray grandmother Shirley Erskine found out about the birth via text and revealed the new parents did not know the sex of the child before she was born.”Andy and Kim said from the outset that they didn want to know, so I assuming that they didn know and of course none of us knew, so it was nice to get a little surprise like that,” she told BBC Scotland.Ellen Murray, whose son Willie is Andy father, added last week: “Andy phoned yesterday and said, “Congratulations, you a great granny.”Murray left tennis fans around the world teary eyed with an emotional message to Kim after finishing runner up in the Australian Open last month.At the end of his speech after he was he was presented with his second place shield shield, he said: “And finally to my wife Kim, who I am sure is going to be watching back home.”You have been a legend the last two weeks and I will be on the next flight home.”Murray acknowledged that the trip to Australia had some at an emotional time for him and said: “To my team, sorry I didn’t get it done tonight, it’s been a tough few weeks for me away from the court, and I thank you all for your support.”It’s very, very tough for me right now but I do appreciate playing in front of all you people. Amazing atmosphere.”Murray will be aiming to be back in action for the French Open in May, the net Grand Slam event.”I’m really looking forward to the new baby, my first grandchild,” she told HELLO! .”When it happens I shall be an active granny.
After covering CU athletics for the Colorado Daily for three years, he served as the sports editor of Today’s Daily News in Lake Havasu City for one year, followed by a two year stint at The Yuma Daily Sun (1994 96). He returned to Colorado to work as a columnist and reporter at The Daily Times Call in Longmont, Colo., where he began covering the Rockies in 1996. He has covered the Rockies as his lone beat uninterrupted since 2001.