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U.S., Japan vow unity against North in ‘two-plus-two’ talks
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:32:54 +0200
The United States and Japan will step up defense cooperation to deal with the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea as tensions in East Asia remain ...
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Legoland Japan to launch free ticket campaign
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:08:39 +0200
Legoland Japan said Friday it will start giving free one-day tickets to visitors who purchase one-day or one-day family passes to the theme park.The campaign ...
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Sightseeing bus runs off road in Hokkaido, injuring about 30
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:41:26 +0200
Dozens of tourists were injured Friday when their sightseeing bus veered off a road and tipped over in Shimizu, Hokkaido, local firefighters said.The bus, carrying ...
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U.S.-Japan vow unity against North in ‘two-plus-two’ talks
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:54:02 +0200
The United States and Japan will step up defense cooperation to deal with the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea as tensions in East Asia remain ...
© Japan Times
Dollar slides to ¥109 on Trump woes, terror attacks in Barcelona
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:13:13 +0200
The dollar slid to levels around ¥109 in Tokyo trading on Friday, weighed down by growing uncertainty over U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration and a ...
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Bearish bets on Japan Display approaches record after restructuring plan announcement
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:18:25 +0200
While Japan’s flagship panel maker completed its biggest two-day rally this year on Thursday, bearish bets have climbed toward a record.Japan Display Inc. soared almost ...
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Nikkei drops to three-month closing Low amid Trump uncertainties
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:10:03 +0200
The benchmark Nikkei average plunged to its lowest close in over three months on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday, hurt chiefly by growing concerns over ...
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Gifu nursing home probed following three deaths in two weeks
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:47:21 +0200
The Soleil nursing home in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, was inspected Friday in connection with the deaths of three residents and serious injuries to two others ...
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Ways to curb gambling’s social ills top talks at second casino hearing in Osaka
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:32:44 +0200
The second of eight public hearings on the structure, risks, and local rewards of building integrated casino resorts took place in Osaka on Friday, with ...
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Fertile offspring produced from sterile mice using iPS cells
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:26:43 +0200
A team of Japanese and British scientists has succeeded in producing fertile offspring from sterile mice made with a chromosomal abnormality by using induced pluripotent ...
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China property market cools down in July after regulators imposed curbs on lending
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:26:03 +0200
China home prices rose in fewer cities in July, adding to signs the property market is cooling.New-home prices, excluding government-subsidized housing, gained from the previous ...
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South Korea’s ‘Poop School’ to change name
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:15:47 +0200
A South Korean elementary school whose name means “shit” has decided to adopt a more fragrant moniker, school officials said Friday.Many Korean names and words ...
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Mori Building ventures into Southeast Asia market with construction of office tower in Jakarta
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:59:10 +0200
Mori Building Co., Japan’s leading real estate developer, is making a foray into the Southeast Asian market, with its first regional project to build a ...
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Blasts from the past: Japan’s gaming classics get a retro revival
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:52:44 +0200
Nothing sells like nostalgia.Renewed interest in vintage Japanese video games is drawing buyers to the country’s online markets and retro gaming shops. While enthusiasts have ...
© Japan Times
USTR raises concerns about Japan’s safeguard tariffs on U.S. beef
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:50:20 +0200
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday conveyed Washington’s concern about Tokyo’s recent imposition of emergency tariffs on frozen beef from the United States and ...
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Five Barcelona attack suspects killed
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:48:55 +0200
Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, ...
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Nearly a third of moms involved in child abuse fatalities did not receive prenatal checkups: panel
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:45:33 +0200
A panel investigating fatal child abuse cases reported Thursday that more than 30 percent of the mothers of dead children did not receive prenatal checkups.Finding ...
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Philippines courts Japan, China to invest in $135 billion power project
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:36:03 +0200
The Philippines is seeking investment from China and Japan for $135 billion worth of power projects that President Rodrigo Duterte’s government is ready to fast-track.The ...
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U.S. Osprey joins joint drill despite opposition in Hokkaido
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:22:38 +0200
A U.S. MV-22 Osprey took part Friday in a joint exercise in Hokkaido between the Ground Self-Defense Force and the U.S. Marine Corps.The tilt-rotor transport ...
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J-Alert drill turns up glitches in municipalities threatened by North Korean missiles
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:17:29 +0200
Glitches surfaced in the J-Alert system Friday as the government held a test for municipalities deemed at risk from missiles North Korea is threatening to ...
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Toyota to unveil car-sharing app in Hawaii this year
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:52:03 +0200
Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday its newly developed smartphone car-sharing application will become available in Honolulu by the end of this year.The application will support ...
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Fashion rentals make sense for moms on the go
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:31:14 +0200
As a mother of three working full time, buying my own clothes ranks among the last priorities on my to-do list.But when I do go ...
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Four Japanese servicemen injured after GSDF helicopter flips in Iwakuni
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:26:18 +0200
A Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter flipped during a drill Thursday at Iwakuni Air Base in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, leaving three servicemen hurt and another unwell, ...
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Brazil’s da Silva launches unlikely bid to retake presidency
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:19 +0200
Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has never taken the easy path but Thursday the onetime shoeshine boy turned political giant embarked on ...
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Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefield
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:49:45 +0200
Officials with the National Park Service said the Confederate monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania will not be removed from the battlefield.Katie Lawhon, ...
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Most important news of Japan:
Princess Mako and boyfriend Kei Komuro to publicly announce their engagement on Sept. 3
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 02:53:25 +0200
Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, and her longtime boyfriend, Kei Komuro, will meet the press together on Sept. 3 for the announcement ...
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Ex-Nomura salesman exiled in Chicago goes hostile at tiny Japan firms
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:11:57 +0200
From downtown Chicago, a former Nomura Holdings Inc. salesman is taking activist investing to Japan’s smaller listed firms, betting that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s corporate ...
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U.S., Japan vow unity against North in ‘two-plus-two’ talks
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:32:54 +0200
The United States and Japan will step up defense cooperation to deal with the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea as tensions in East Asia remain ...
© Japan Times
Legoland Japan to launch free ticket campaign
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:08:39 +0200
Legoland Japan said Friday it will start giving free one-day tickets to visitors who purchase one-day or one-day family passes to the theme park.The campaign ...
© Japan Times
Sightseeing bus runs off road in Hokkaido, injuring about 30
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:41:26 +0200
Dozens of tourists were injured Friday when their sightseeing bus veered off a road and tipped over in Shimizu, Hokkaido, local firefighters said.The bus, carrying ...
© Japan Times
U.S.-Japan vow unity against North in ‘two-plus-two’ talks
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:54:02 +0200
The United States and Japan will step up defense cooperation to deal with the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea as tensions in East Asia remain ...
© Japan Times
Dollar slides to ¥109 on Trump woes, terror attacks in Barcelona
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:13:13 +0200
The dollar slid to levels around ¥109 in Tokyo trading on Friday, weighed down by growing uncertainty over U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration and a ...
© Japan Times
Bearish bets on Japan Display approaches record after restructuring plan announcement
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:18:25 +0200
While Japan’s flagship panel maker completed its biggest two-day rally this year on Thursday, bearish bets have climbed toward a record.Japan Display Inc. soared almost ...
© Japan Times
Nikkei drops to three-month closing Low amid Trump uncertainties
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:10:03 +0200
The benchmark Nikkei average plunged to its lowest close in over three months on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday, hurt chiefly by growing concerns over ...
© Japan Times
Gifu nursing home probed following three deaths in two weeks
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:47:21 +0200
The Soleil nursing home in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, was inspected Friday in connection with the deaths of three residents and serious injuries to two others ...
© Japan Times
Ways to curb gambling’s social ills top talks at second casino hearing in Osaka
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:32:44 +0200
The second of eight public hearings on the structure, risks, and local rewards of building integrated casino resorts took place in Osaka on Friday, with ...
© Japan Times
Fertile offspring produced from sterile mice using iPS cells
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:26:43 +0200
A team of Japanese and British scientists has succeeded in producing fertile offspring from sterile mice made with a chromosomal abnormality by using induced pluripotent ...
© Japan Times
China property market cools down in July after regulators imposed curbs on lending
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:26:03 +0200
China home prices rose in fewer cities in July, adding to signs the property market is cooling.New-home prices, excluding government-subsidized housing, gained from the previous ...
© Japan Times
South Korea’s ‘Poop School’ to change name
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:15:47 +0200
A South Korean elementary school whose name means “shit” has decided to adopt a more fragrant moniker, school officials said Friday.Many Korean names and words ...
© Japan Times
Mori Building ventures into Southeast Asia market with construction of office tower in Jakarta
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:59:10 +0200
Mori Building Co., Japan’s leading real estate developer, is making a foray into the Southeast Asian market, with its first regional project to build a ...
© Japan Times
Blasts from the past: Japan’s gaming classics get a retro revival
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:52:44 +0200
Nothing sells like nostalgia.Renewed interest in vintage Japanese video games is drawing buyers to the country’s online markets and retro gaming shops. While enthusiasts have ...
© Japan Times
USTR raises concerns about Japan’s safeguard tariffs on U.S. beef
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:50:20 +0200
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday conveyed Washington’s concern about Tokyo’s recent imposition of emergency tariffs on frozen beef from the United States and ...
© Japan Times
Five Barcelona attack suspects killed
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:48:55 +0200
Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, ...
© Japan Times
Nearly a third of moms involved in child abuse fatalities did not receive prenatal checkups: panel
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:45:33 +0200
A panel investigating fatal child abuse cases reported Thursday that more than 30 percent of the mothers of dead children did not receive prenatal checkups.Finding ...
© Japan Times
Philippines courts Japan, China to invest in $135 billion power project
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:36:03 +0200
The Philippines is seeking investment from China and Japan for $135 billion worth of power projects that President Rodrigo Duterte’s government is ready to fast-track.The ...
© Japan Times
U.S. Osprey joins joint drill despite opposition in Hokkaido
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:22:38 +0200
A U.S. MV-22 Osprey took part Friday in a joint exercise in Hokkaido between the Ground Self-Defense Force and the U.S. Marine Corps.The tilt-rotor transport ...
© Japan Times
J-Alert drill turns up glitches in municipalities threatened by North Korean missiles
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:17:29 +0200
Glitches surfaced in the J-Alert system Friday as the government held a test for municipalities deemed at risk from missiles North Korea is threatening to ...
© Japan Times
Toyota to unveil car-sharing app in Hawaii this year
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:52:03 +0200
Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday its newly developed smartphone car-sharing application will become available in Honolulu by the end of this year.The application will support ...
© Japan Times
Fashion rentals make sense for moms on the go
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:31:14 +0200
As a mother of three working full time, buying my own clothes ranks among the last priorities on my to-do list.But when I do go ...
© Japan Times
Four Japanese servicemen injured after GSDF helicopter flips in Iwakuni
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:26:18 +0200
A Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter flipped during a drill Thursday at Iwakuni Air Base in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, leaving three servicemen hurt and another unwell, ...
© Japan Times
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