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Japan’s traditional festivals face money problems
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:02:02 +0200
Traditional local festivals are having a more difficult time securing finances to cover event costs.In the western city of Tokushima, the “Awa Odori” traditional local ...
© Japan Times
Poaching headache prompts Japan to consider tough new export rules for sea cucumbers
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 05:58:23 +0200
With the poaching of sea cucumbers in Japan showing no sign of abating amid strong sales of the delicacy in China, the government is considering ...
© Japan Times
Namibia beat Kenya to qualify for #RWC2019 in Japan
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 21:30:00 +0200
Namibia will face New Zealand, South Africa, Italy as well as the winners of the repechage event in Pool B in Japan in 2019
© Cape Times
Japan’s bears are widely vilified and little understood
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:55:04 +0200
On Aug. 6, the BBC aired a story about four Ussuri brown bears being successfully transported from a museum in Hokkaido to a wildlife park ...
© Japan Times
Japan’s Defense Ministry to request record ¥5.3 trillion budget for fiscal 2019
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:50:16 +0200
The Defense Ministry is considering making a record request of over ¥5.3 trillion for the fiscal 2019 budget, informed sources said.The amount will be over ...
© Japan Times
Japan seeks removal of latest ‘comfort woman’ statue in Taiwan
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 08:45:21 +0200
Japan’s de facto embassy in Taiwan has requested the removal of a statue in Tainan symbolizing the “comfort women,” officials said Friday.The Taipei office of ...
© Japan Times
Japan eyes economic aid to North Korea in policy overhaul
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 05:34:43 +0200
The government has been facing growing calls internally to overhaul its policy toward North Korea, by allowing talks on possible economic aid to precede the ...
© Japan Times
Japan sees rise in text-message phishing scams disguised as notices from delivery firm
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 05:19:50 +0200
Police are on alert amid a surge in reports of text-message phishing attacks sent to smartphones in which the perpetrators claim to be from the ...
© Japan Times
Japan must do more for WWII 'comfort women': UN experts
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 04:41:00 +0200
Japan should do more for victims of wartime sexual slavery, UN rights experts said at a hearing on Friday, insisting Tok
© The Korea Herald
Japan’s kendo federation reveals widespread corruption in promotion system
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:00:25 +0200
The sport of kendo has been hit by its own corruption scandal, with the All Japan Kendo Federation saying Friday that people taking promotional exams ...
© Japan Times
Japan calls UN worries over Fukushima workers’ contamination risk ‘regrettable’
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:29:25 +0200
Japan expressed disappointment on Friday about UN human rights monitors’ criticism of its treatment of workers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Tens of thousands of clean-up workers at the plant are reportedly being exploited and exposed...
© The Punch
Saury prices in Japan likely to drop slightly in late September
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:56:19 +0200
Retail prices of saury, an autumn delicacy, are projected to inch down in late September thanks to a slight increase in this year’s catch, according ...
© Japan Times
Japan ministries may have inflated number of disabled employees –Reports
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:54:01 +0200
Several ministries in Japan may have been inflating for decades the number of physically challenged people they employ in order to meet quotas, media said on Friday, even as the government imposes levies on private companies that fail to meet theirs....
© The Punch

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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
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 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
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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