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Pence views Japan’s missile defense site with North Korea on agenda for talks
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 20:28

Amid signs of a gradual thaw in inter-Korean relations, Prime Minister Abe and visiting U.S. Vice President Pence reaffirm the policy of maintaining â...

Govt adopts bill to limit university enrollments in central Tokyo
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:24

The Japanese government on Tuesday adopted a bill to keep university enrollment capacities in the densely populated 23 wards in central Tokyo from inc...

Saitama: 3 corpses wrapped in tarps found at residence in Fukaya
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:39

Saitama Prefectural Police have launched an investigation following the discovery of three corpses wrapped in tarps at a residence in Fukaya City, rep...

Tokyo: 'Delivery health' business exploited loophole in employing underage girls
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:27

Tokyo Metropolitan Police have busted a so-called "delivery health" business that is believed to have exploited a legal loophole in employing high sch...

Rescuers hunt for missing after quake rocks Taiwan
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:46

Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings Wednesday, some using their hands as they searched for the missing after a strong earthquake...

Princess Mako to postpone her wedding to 2020
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:49

Japan's Imperial Household Agency has announced the postponement of the wedding of Princess Mako, daughter of Prince Akishino, and Kei Komuro. The eve...

1,500 vehicles stuck in heavy snow in central Japan
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:26

A total of some 1,500 vehicles were stuck in heavy snow on National Route 8 in the central Japan prefectures of Fukui and Ishikawa on Tuesday, authori...

Godiva’s dig at obligatory Valentine’s chocolates stirs debate in Japan
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 02:35

Japan should stop giving out giri choco (obligatory chocolate).That was the message in a full-page add that Godiva published last week which instantly...

North Korean hackers said possibly behind massive Coincheck heist
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 02:26

South Korea’s national spy agency told a parliamentary committee it was possible North Korean hackers broke into the Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exch...

Travelers' misguided attempt to earn good luck is damaging Japan's most famous torii shrine gate
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:25

While in Japan, you absolutely should visit Hiroshima's Miyajima island, but while there, you definitely shouldn't do this. (rocketnews24.com) News O...

To baldly grow: Japan scientists regrow hair at record rate
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 22:26

Polished pates and thinning thatches may one day be a thing of the past thanks to Japanese scientists who have developed a way to grow ... Japan Time...

Toyota forecasts record net profit for full fiscal year
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 20:28

Toyota revised its earnings forecast Tuesday, saying it expects to see a record annual net profit thanks to robust global sales and a weaker yen.Japan...

Princess Mako’s marriage to be postponed over ‘lack of preparation,’ Imperial Household Agency says
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 18:35

The Imperial Household Agency said Tuesday that the formal engagement and marriage of Princess Mako — the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito â€...

Nikkei sheds over 1,600 points
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 18:25

Tokyo stocks are continuing to plummet on Tuesday afternoon, following the overnight plunge in New York. (NHK) News On Japan

Fukushima finds records of sterilizations performed under eugenic law
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:25

The Fukushima prefectural government said Tuesday it has found a list of names of 120 people who underwent sterilization under the eugenic protection ...

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to Asia and Olympics aimed at countering North Korea
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:30

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s six-day swing through Asia, anchored by a stop at the Winter Olympics in South Korea and including a trip to .....

Nikkei plunges more than 1,000 points at outset on heels of massive Dow fall
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 08:46

Japan’s Nikkei average dived on Tuesday morning to a level not seen since late October after Wall Street plunged overnight on concerns about ris...

Dow sees worse fall since 2011 as Wall St. plummets over 1,100 points
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 06:43

The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 1,100 points Monday as stocks took their worst loss in six and a half years. Two days ... Japan Ti...

How to get ready for a trip and not to go crazy
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 04:37

Travelling has become a part of everyone's life; we can go on trips around our own country or to a foreign one. Despite the purposes of travelling, we...

8 amazing tricks you should know when learning sociology
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 02:30

Sociology is a science that studies relationships, processes, and events that take place in society. It studies not only the social interactions that ...

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