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Mount Kilauea’s violent new eruptions in Hawaii puzzle scientists

The latest bursts of molten rock, ash and toxic gas from Mount Kilauea on the Big Island of Hawaii are part of an ever-changing and ...
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Nissan aims to double sales of Leaf EV in Japan
Sat, 26 May 2018 02:33:56 +0200
Nissan Motor Co. aims to sell some 40,000 units of its Leaf electric vehicle in Japan in the year to March 2019, double the previous ...
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Japanese ¥100 chain Daiso slapped with fine, two-year import ban in Taiwan
Thu, 24 May 2018 03:20:17 +0200
Taiwan authorities said Wednesday that Japanese ¥100 shop chain Daiso has been fined 41.64 million New Taiwan dollars ($1.38 million) for falsifying import application documents ...
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Postcards written by Soseki Natsume in the U.K. found after 100 years
Wed, 23 May 2018 11:58:52 +0200
Three postcards written by the Japanese literary legend Soseki Natsume (1867-1916) over 100 years ago during his studies in Britain have been found, the prefectural ...
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Smoke fills ANA plane at Narita, sickening eight and triggering evacuation
Mon, 21 May 2018 14:05:06 +0200
Eight passengers on an All Nippon Airways flight were sickened Monday at Narita airport in Chiba Prefecture after smoke filled the cabin, triggering an evacuation, ...
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Watanabe Kazan: Too open-minded for Edo
Sat, 19 May 2018 15:32:49 +0200
Imagine living in a "closed country." Japan was such for over two centuries, from the anti-Christian hysteria of the 1630s to the incursion in the ...
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Nikkei bounces back after upturn on Wall Street
Thu, 17 May 2018 10:14:51 +0200
Stocks staged a rally Thursday after being inspired by an overnight rebound in U.S. equities.The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 121.14 points, or 0.53 percent, to ...
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Aso appears to mock Kim Jong Un’s official plane ahead of landmark U.S.-North Korea summit
Thu, 17 May 2018 06:16:01 +0200
Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso touched on the planned summit between Washington and Pyongyang on Wednesday with a comment appearing to ridicule an aged North ...
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London to introduce contactless payment system for capital’s buskers
Sun, 27 May 2018 13:37:29 +0200
London is introducing a contactless payment scheme for buskers in what organizers said will be a world first, Mayor Sadiq Khan said Sunday as he ...
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Abe continues balancing act with Putin as he chases peace treaty, disputed isles at Moscow summit
Sun, 27 May 2018 12:09:32 +0200
During a summit at the Kremlin on Saturday afternoon, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin reaffirmed they will make efforts to conclude ...
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Trump-Kim summit back on track, Moon says after secret meeting
Sun, 27 May 2018 12:07:19 +0200
With all eyes on next month’s on-again, off-again summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, Kim reiterated his commitment ...
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People with disabilities giving Japan’s short-handed companies an assist by working from home
Sun, 27 May 2018 11:37:56 +0200
To meet hiring obligations, companies, municipalities and prefectures are increasingly turning to people with disabilities who would rather work from home than endure the hardships ...
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Abe helps present Akita puppy to Russian Olympic figure skating champ Alina Zagitova
Sun, 27 May 2018 11:22:40 +0200
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took part in the gifting of an Akita puppy to Russian Olympic champion figure skater Alina Zagitova on Saturday at a ...
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Abe angles for another Trump chat in U.S. before G-7 summit in June
Sun, 27 May 2018 11:03:21 +0200
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting the United States for talks with U.S. President Donald Trump in early June before heading to Canada for ...
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Japanese rail fanatics put hand-made steam locomotive to the test in Chiba
Sun, 27 May 2018 10:15:39 +0200
A group of railroad fans who have made their own steam engine fired up the small locomotive Saturday at a ranch in Chiba Prefecture, calling ...
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331 cryptocurrency traders in Japan logged over ¥100 million in income in 2017, tax returns show
Sun, 27 May 2018 09:57:38 +0200
At least 331 cryptocurrency traders reported over ¥100 million in miscellaneous income on their 2017 tax returns as prices for virtual currencies spiked, National Tax ...
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