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China cyberspies believed targeted Japanese defense firms for North Korea secrets
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:59:28 +0200
Chinese hackers have targeted Japanese defense companies, possibly to get information on Tokyo’s policy toward resolving the North Korean nuclear impasse, according to cybersecurity firm ...
© Japan Times
Sexual harassment scandal highlights a larger problem in Japan’s media
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:09:36 +0200
Women journalists in Japan join the growing ranks of the Me Too movement following allegations of sexual harassment at high levels.
© Japan Times
Me Too rises in Japan as sexually harassed journalists speak out
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:09:36 +0200
Women journalists in Japan join the growing ranks of the Me Too movement following allegations of sexual harassment at high levels.
© Japan Times
North Korea’s surprise move unlikely to deepen U.S.-Japan rift ahead of Trump-Kim summit: experts
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:41:01 +0200
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sudden announcement Saturday that his country had suspended nuclear and longer-range missile tests and shut down its main atomic ...
© Japan Times
Japan and Canada vow to maintain pressure on North Korea
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:58:36 +0200
Japan and Canada on Saturday pledged to maintain “maximum pressure” on North Korea to compel it to give up its nuclear and missile programs, judging ...
© Japan Times
U.N. disarmament chief Nakamitsu of Japan makes Fortune’s list of World’s 50 Greatest Leaders
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:38:16 +0200
Izumi Nakamitsu, U.N. undersecretary-general and high representative for disarmament affairs, has been named one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders by Fortune.Ranked 37th, she is ...
© Japan Times
U.N. disarmament chief Izumi Nakamitsu of Japan makes Fortune’s list of World’s 50 Greatest Leaders
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:38:16 +0200
Izumi Nakamitsu, U.N. undersecretary-general and high representative for disarmament affairs, has been named one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders by Fortune.Ranked 37th, she is ...
© Japan Times
‘World’s oldest person’ dies in Japan at 117
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 08:46:47 +0200
 A 117-year-old Japanese woman, thought to be the world’s oldest person, has died, a local official told AFP Sunday. Nabi Tajima, who was born August 4, 1900, died around 8:00 pm (1100 GMT) Saturday at a hospital on her native Kikai Island in Kagoshima...
© The Punch
Japan breast cancer survivor designs underwear to help others cope with the disease
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 08:12:46 +0200
A breast cancer survivor has created an undershirt with a built-in bra to help other women fighting the disease.After having one of her breasts removed ...
© Japan Times
World’s oldest person, last born in 19th century, dies in Japan at 117
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 07:14:23 +0200
The world’s oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died.Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in Kikai, Kagoshima Prefecture, town ...
© Japan Times
World’s oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 05:42:45 +0200
The world’s oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died.Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in Kikai, Kagoshima Prefecture, town ...
© Japan Times
Japan may soften trade stance as U.S. keeps up pressure
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 05:10:00 +0200
Despite calls to resist protectionism and for the United States to rejoin a multilateral trans-Pacific trade pact, Japan is gradually shifting gear to adjust to ...
© Japan Times
Japan's Abe sends offering to controversial war shrine
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:50:00 +0200
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, prompting criticism from South Korea.
© Cape Times
‘Chikan,’ the Japanese term for groping, is increasingly being recognized abroad
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:56:23 +0200
Over the past six months, media organizations at home and abroad have published articles that have examined whether or not Japan has embraced the Me ...
© Japan Times
Japan’s top three mobile carriers to be asked to stop charging customers who switch providers
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 10:35:20 +0200
The communications ministry said it will ask Japan’s three top mobile communications carriers to stop charging customers for switching companies when their contracts expire.The aim ...
© Japan Times

Most read news about Japan:

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
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
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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