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Japan’s oldest village by age sees LDP leadership as key for survival
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:15:22 +0200
Chikara Imai, 73, is quick to dismiss the new parties in Sunday’s national election, saying old ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party ...
© Japan Times
Japan’s lunar orbiter discovers moon cave potentially suitable for use as shelter
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:44:12 +0200
Observation data collected by Japan’s lunar orbiter Kaguya has shown that a cave stretching some 50 km (over 30 miles) exists on the moon that ...
© Japan Times
Japanese SDF personnel hold mixed views in debate over Constitution
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:02:17 +0200
Members of the Self-Defense Forces expressed mixed reactions to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s proposal to revise the country’s Constitution so that it formally acknowledges the ...
© Japan Times
Japan’s coastal fishing industry takes on reforms to boost profits and sustainability
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:20:24 +0200
The nation’s coastal fishing industry, plagued by higher material costs, dwindling catches and an aging workforce, is implementing bold measures to turn around sagging revenues.The ...
© Japan Times
Japan remains on U.S. ‘monitoring list’ for currency but no manipulation seen
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:01:27 +0200
The U.S. Treasury Department said Tuesday it has retained Japan, China, South Korea, Germany and Switzerland on a list of countries it monitors over what ...
© Japan Times
JR firms to run joint, across-Japan luxury train tour starting off with resurrected Cassiopeia carriages
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:49:33 +0200
The seven Japan Railways Group companies said Tuesday they will offer a special across-Japan sightseeing tour plan using 24 select trains, including the Cassiopeia overnight ...
© Japan Times
Japanese police processed 7,625 tailgating incidents in 2016, including apparent cases of road rage
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:48:56 +0200
Police across Japan took action against a total of 7,625 cases in 2016 in which drivers failed to keep a safe distance between their vehicles ...
© Japan Times
Toshiba Memory to create 5,000 new jobs in Japan, Bain executive says
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:39:36 +0200
Toshiba Corp.’s semiconductor-making subsidiary will create up to 5,000 new jobs in Japan after its planned sale to a consortium led by Bain Capital, an ...
© Japan Times
Japan to minimize restrictions cities can put on private lodging businesses
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:00:41 +0200
The government will try to minimize restrictions placed on the private lodging business by municipalities concerned about noise and traffic jams in residential areas, officials ...
© Japan Times
Japanese A-bomb survivor and activists press nations to ratify nuclear ban pact
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:58:39 +0200
A survivor of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki joined activists and diplomats Monday to press Japan and other countries to quickly ratify a landmark treaty ...
© Japan Times
Trump likely to meet families of abductees to North Korea on November visit to Japan
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:13:40 +0200
The White House has announced details of President Donald Trump’s first visit to Asia as U.S. leader — a trip full of potential minefields — ...
© Japan Times
Osaka, Japan’s gritty second city, suddenly a destination amid Asian tourist boom
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:30:39 +0200
Amid the gloom and struggle that Osaka has gone through in recent years, a tourism boom has been an unexpected boon for Japan’s gritty second ...
© Japan Times
Japan travel agencies to draw closer government oversight
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:04:17 +0200
The Japan Tourism Agency will tighten regulations for travel agencies to protect tourists in the wake of Tellmeclub’s bankruptcy in March.The failure of the Tokyo-based ...
© Japan Times
Sino-Japanese rivalry deepens as Abe and Xi look set to consolidate grips on power
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:28:51 +0200
Asia’s two biggest economies both have their most powerful leaders in decades — and neither one has much incentive to mend a relationship that has ...
© Japan Times
Abe win may boost chances of another term for Bank of Japan chief
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:49:19 +0200
If Shinzo Abe wins Sunday’s Lower House election, it will boost the chances that Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda will serve a second term, ...
© Japan Times

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Japanese man found dead in Hudson possibly shot in head
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:48:13 +0200
The body of a Japanese man was found floating in the Hudson River last week and may have been shot in the head, according to the New York City Police Department and Consulate General of Japan in New York. Yoshiaki Onoue, 53, was found floating in the...
© Japan Times
Is Japan sinking further into ‘Aum-ification’?
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:48:08 +0200
The world — this insignificant little spinning rock we call home — is nearing its end. Armageddon lies ahead: violence, upheaval, horror. The normal human mind shrinks from the mere thought, but “higher consciousness” embraces...
© Japan Times
Is Japan sinking further into ‘Aum-ification’?
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:48:08 +0200
The world — this insignificant little spinning rock we call home — is nearing its end. Armageddon lies ahead: violence, upheaval, horror. The normal human mind shrinks from the mere thought, but “higher consciousness” embraces...
© Japan Times
Japanese porn king Shimiken begging for reinforcements
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 02:56:39 +0100
Shimiken, the 35-year-old king of Japanese porn, claims he’s running out of stamina for his backbreaking career between the sheets.
© NY Daily News
Sexual assault warrant issued for ex-Grand Hyatt exec who left Japan
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:15:47 +0200
A former general manager of the Grand Hyatt Tokyo is facing arrest over his suspected sexual assault on a female customer in a bathroom at the upscale hotel in central Tokyo in May, police sources said Tuesday. But Antonio Alvarez, a 45-year-old Spaniard...
© Japan Times
Sexual assault warrant issued for ex-Grand Hyatt exec who left Japan
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:15:47 +0200
A former general manager of the Grand Hyatt Tokyo is facing arrest over his suspected sexual assault on a female customer in a bathroom at the upscale hotel in central Tokyo in May, police sources said Tuesday. But Antonio Alvarez, a 45-year-old Spaniard...
© Japan Times
Japan’s ‘BBC’ bans any reference to wartime ‘comfort women’
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:23:35 +0200
Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK, has banned any reference to the notorious Rape of Nanking, to the country’s use of wartime...
© The Times
Japanese porn star sold to Chinese billionaire for $8 mil
Sat, 16 May 2015 00:28:19 +0200
A popular Japanese porn star has quit the business to become a mysterious Chinese billionaire's sole personal assistant: reports
© NY Daily News
Seoul hotel rejects Japan Embassy party while museum cancels ‘One Piece’ exhibit
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 04:33:44 +0200
The Lotte Hotel, one of the largest luxury hotels in Seoul, has decided against hosting a regularly held reception organized by the Japanese Embassy to commemorate the establishment of the Self-Defense Forces out of fear of demonstrations, a hotel source...
© Japan Times
Seoul hotel rejects Japan Embassy party while museum cancels ‘One Piece’ exhibit
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 04:33:44 +0200
The Lotte Hotel, one of the largest luxury hotels in Seoul, has decided against hosting a regularly held reception organized by the Japanese Embassy to commemorate the establishment of the Self-Defense Forces out of fear of demonstrations, a hotel source...
© Japan Times
Shanghai sees Japanese fall 17% over air pollution, territorial rift
Sat, 24 May 2014 12:47:09 +0200
The number of Japanese residing in Shanghai plunges 17 percent, the first decline on record, amid worsening pollution and the Senkaku sovereignty clash. The post Shanghai sees Japanese fall 17% over air pollution, territorial rift appeared first on The...
© Japan Times
Shanghai sees Japanese fall 17% over air pollution, territorial rift
Sat, 24 May 2014 12:47:09 +0200
The number of Japanese residing in Shanghai plunges 17 percent, the first decline on record, amid worsening pollution and the Senkaku sovereignty clash. The post Shanghai sees Japanese fall 17% over air pollution, territorial rift appeared first on The...
© Japan Times
Japanese engineer commits suicide over mishap on Turkish bridge
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:36:00 +0100
A Japanese engineer working on a bridge on the edge of the Marmara Sea has committed suicide
© Hurriyet Daily News
Paternity blues: Social hurdles still high for Japanese men seeking hands-on fatherhood
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:34:02 +0200
An increasing number of Japanese fathers are taking a more active role in raising their children, but some also feel beaten down by a society that doesn’t support their efforts. Daisuke, a 38-year-old Tokyo resident who asked to use a pseudonym,...
© Japan Times
Paternity blues: Social hurdles still high for Japanese men seeking hands-on fatherhood
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:34:02 +0200
An increasing number of Japanese fathers are taking a more active role in raising their children, but some also feel beaten down by a society that doesn’t support their efforts. Daisuke, a 38-year-old Tokyo resident who asked to use a pseudonym,...
© Japan Times
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