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Tomioka Hachimangu murder-suicide suspect sent letters seeking chief priest sister’s expulsion to shrines across Japan
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:24:34 +0100
The suspect in the murder-suicide at Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine sent about 2,800 letters demanding his sister be expelled as chief priest to shrines across Japan, ...
© Japan Times
Japan to review military needs with eye to revising defense program: Abe
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:54:57 +0100
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday that the government will assess the capabilities needed to protect Japan’s population from the growing military threat posed by ...
© Japan Times
Japan’s top court rules that failed horse racing bets are tax deductible
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:29:47 +0100
The Supreme Court ruled Friday that a man who lost a large sum of money placing online horse race bets should be able to treat ...
© Japan Times
Business confidence in Japan hits 11-year high: Tankan survey
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:37:33 +0100
Confidence among the nation’s biggest manufacturers is at an 11-year high, a key central bank survey showed Friday, as the world’s number-three economy picks up ...
© Japan Times
Japan frustrates North Korea’s missile programme
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:58:59 +0100
Following North Korea’s defiant move towards the development of its nuclear programme, Japan’s Foreign Ministry says it has blocked the assets of 19 companies in an attempt to stop Pyongyang’s missile test. The latest string of sanctions handed...
© The Punch
Japan and U.K. to seek mutual recognition of trade standards after Brexit
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:58:28 +0100
Japan and Britain said they hope to achieve a swift deal on mutual recognition of each other’s standards for goods and services when Britain leaves ...
© Japan Times
Big data, bullet trains and defense deepen India-Japan strategic ties
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:40:55 +0100
Many of the cargo containers passing through India’s busiest port in Mumbai have a small piece of Japan Inc. attached: Devices from NEC Corp. that ...
© Japan Times
Japan freezes assets of companies tied to North Korea
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:37:25 +0100
TOKYO — Japan froze the assets of 19 companies Friday to step up pressure on North Korea to return Japanese citizens that it abducted in the 1970s and 1980s and to halt its nuclear weapons and missile development. The companies, which have already been...
© New York Post
In wake of hair-color lawsuit, groups launch bid to combat Japan’s ‘unreasonable’ school rules
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:05:04 +0100
A pair of nonprofit organizations announced Thursday they have launched a project aimed at combating unreasonable school rules, such as banning certain hairstyles and setting ...
© Japan Times
Japanese business confidence hits 11-year high: Tankan
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:38:10 +0100
Confidence among the nation’s biggest manufacturers is at an 11-year high, a key central bank survey showed Friday, as the world’s number-three economy picks up ...
© Japan Times
S. Korea football coach vows to beat Japan, defend regional title
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:32:30 +0100
South Korea football coach Shin Tae-yong said Friday that his side are ready to defeat Japan and defend their regional t
© The Korea Herald
Japan’s African Kids Club protests ‘black thing’ remark by lawmaker Kozo Yamamoto
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:15:04 +0100
Children with African roots in Japan have protested a November remark by lawmaker Kozo Yamamoto in which he questioned why a fellow ruling party member ...
© Japan Times
Japan, Britain agree to pressure North Korea to halt its threats, seek ‘open’ Indo-Pacific region
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:29:01 +0100
The Japanese and British foreign and defense ministers agreed on Thursday to apply maximum pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear and missile development, ...
© 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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