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Rural areas wooing city slickers to idyll dwellings in Japanese countryside
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:38

As working-age Japanese depart the countryside in droves, leaving behind graying populations, rural authorities are trying to counter the trend by tur...

6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Japanese coast
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:20

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Japan and just 228 miles from a nuclear power plant that had a meltdown from 2011 quake, subsequent tsu...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expected to reiterate hard line on North Korea at UN General Assembly
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:10

Japanese Prime Minister was expected to add his voice to the chorus of voices condemning North Korea when he addressed the United Nations General Asse...

Former Japanese foreign minister Yohei Kono criticises Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over North Korea
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:10

Yohei Kono, a former lower house speaker and the father of Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, criticised Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday for ...

North Korean missile launches may cost Japanese broadcasters 'billions of yen'
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:26

The missiles may not be physically crashing into Japan, but their effect is hitting television stations square in the wallet. (rocketnews24.com) News...

Man held over murder of Japanese couple in Bali
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:40

Indonesian police have arrested a man over the murder of an elderly Japanese couple whose bodies were found burned beyond recognition in Bali.The scor...

Japanese man takes over from Violet Brown as world’s oldest person
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:30

At age 117 years, Nabi Tajima of Japan has taken over as the world’s oldest verified living person. (loopjamaica.com) News On Japan

Why a loss for Japanese farms is a win for Brexit Britain ... and Hong Kong’s giant strawberry lovers
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:28

The Japanese, like other nations, have long placed food and farming at the heart of their traditional culture. They have long regarded rice, especiall...

Students taking part in annual SKIP exchange program say more Japanese need overseas work experience
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 16:34

To better expose Japan to global perspectives and work culture, a group of students from Keio and Stanford universities participating in an two-week e...

Japanese companies signal plans to leave London after Brexit
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:26

Toyota and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ have expressed concerns about access to the European single market after Brexit, with experts anticipating mor...

Japanese win Ig Nobel Prize for finding insect with sex-reversed genitals
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:25

A team of Japanese and other researchers won this year's Ig Nobel Biology Prize on Thursday for discovering an insect with sex-reversed genitals. (Ji...

Japanese among research team who win Ig Nobel award for discovering insects with reversed sex genitalia
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:25

A group of four scientists, including two from Japan, won the spoof Ig Nobel biology prize on Thursday for their discovery of insects with genitalia ....

Marchesa inspired by Japanese garden for Spring 2018
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:27

Marchesa's Spring 2018 show features ethereal gowns in delicate fabrics, heavily embellished with 3D floral embroideries. Rough cut (no reporter narra...

Shinzo Abe Gujarat visit LIVE updates: PM Modi, Japanese PM to arrive in Ahmedabad shortly
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:32

The Japanese PM will inaugurate his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi's ambitious bullet train project in Ahmedabad on Thursday. India Today| Top St...

Philippines: Japanese encephalitis a looming threat during monsoon, warns govt
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:11

THE PHILIPPINES’ Department of Health has pressed the alarm bell on a deadly, lesser-known mosquito-borne disease known as Japanese encephalitis (JE...

Japanese violinist Nakamura wins Johannes Brahms Competition
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 20:27

Japan's Daichi Nakamura won the first prize in the violin category at the International Johannes Brahms Competition in Poertschach, southern Austria, ...

Robert Garcia to join Zou Shiming camp? It doesn’t matter to me, says Japanese hero Sho Kimura
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 18:43

Japanese hero Sho Kimura has shrugged off reports Chinese superstar Zou Shiming has found himself a new coach in legendary American trainer Robert Gar...

Kill all, burn all: the Japanese war tactic used on the Rohingya by Myanmar’s military
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 06:43

If only “restraint” were part of the Myanmar military lexicon, the violence faced by innocent Rohingya Muslims would be nowhere near the c...

Pluto terrain named after Japanese asteroid explorer Hayabusa
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 02:24

A large land mass on Pluto has been named after the Japanese asteroid explorer Hayabusa, which brought back the first asteroid sample to Earth, from I...

New Japanese robot dog sniffs out smelly feet
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 02:46

Do your feet smell bad? Just a little or absolutely awful?If you don’t dare to ask a friend, one Japanese startup might have the answer ... Jap...

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