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2014/04/22 22:38
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Sixty percent of Japanese people support the country’s whaling program, but only 14% eat whale meat, a new poll showed Tuesday. The survey comes less than a month after the United Nations’ top court...
2014/04/22 22:38
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2014/04/22 15:38
2014/04/22 15:38
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Their mission, should they choose to accept it, is to learn the fine art of cheese making from French cheese masters. And they have been asked to focus on perfecting the production of Emmental...
2014/04/20 22:39
2014/04/20 22:39
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The industry ministry still has a tendency to cover up important information. Upper House lawmaker Teruhiko Mashiko of the opposition Democratic Party of Japan, who represents Fukushima Prefecture....
2014/04/20 22:39
2014/04/20 22:39
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The Japanese division of Swedish furniture chain IKEA recently announced that they will make large changes to their job descriptions including the elimination of fixed-term contracts for part-time...
2014/04/14 10:32
2014/04/14 10:32
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... Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online A cherry tree sapling growing from seeds that were sent to space by Japanese scientists in 2008 has stunned botanists with its astonishing growth,...
2014/04/14 08:49
2014/04/14 08:49
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HONG KONG -- Japanese stocks stabilized Monday after heavy selling last week, while markets in Australia and Shanghai moved lower in a mixed session for Asia. The Nikkei was flat and the yen was a...
2014/04/12 00:55
2014/04/12 00:55
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After Tony Abbott, Premier Li Keqiang and a goose-stepping Chinese soldier inspected the military guard of honour on Wednesday at Sanya, around the bay from the underwater cave that is home to China's...
2014/04/11 15:12
2014/04/11 15:12
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Japan is grappling with the idea an almost 70-year-old pledge of peace need not amount to a total ban on war. Tokyo: Japan is grappling with the idea that an almost 70-year-old constitutional pledge...
2014/04/10 22:39
2014/04/10 22:39
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Although apparently so famously gross it earned its own idiom in English, there are some communities around Japan that have long felt when it comes to fowl, crow is the way to go. For example the crow...
2014/04/10 01:49
2014/04/10 01:49
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TOKYO--Fujitsu Ltd. (6702.TO) said Thursday that it is considering various options for its Internet service provider Nifty but denied a local news report that the company has begun procedures to sell...
2014/04/08 22:39
2014/04/08 22:39
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While there are many conservative members in the assembly, there was strong criticism about the forced vote in the Diet. I hope the central government and Diet will humbly listen to the voices of...
2014/04/08 22:39
2014/04/08 22:39
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Some 3,000 people rallied Tuesday in a Tokyo park against government plans to soften Japan’s constitutional commitment to pacifism and give its military a more active role. The protest came after a...
2014/04/08 00:01
2014/04/08 00:01
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This is no way to treat your neighbor. Images from space now show an island in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean has swallowed a nearby island whole. The new island, called Niijima, formed as a...
2014/04/05 16:38
2014/04/05 16:38
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Tokyo's claim of islands 'unhelpful' to maintaining regional peace: MOFA TAIPEI -- Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Saturday blasted a new move by Japan to bolster its position on sovereignty of...
2014/04/05 03:26
2014/04/05 03:26
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TOKYO, April 4 -- Japanese government on Friday approved new elementary school textbooks claiming the disputed Diaoyu Islands as part of Japan's territory, arousing strong denunciation from China...
2014/04/03 22:39
2014/04/03 22:39
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A basement level restaurant in the bustling Dotombori area of Osaka became the scene of a grizzly stabbing on March 29, when a part-time cook stabbed his co-worker over an altercation while boiling...
2014/04/02 17:09
2014/04/02 17:09
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A report in the Asahi Shimbun dated June 7, 1937, three days after the skirmish, says, "A little more than 100 men lead by Communist bandit Choe Hyon attacked Pochonbo." The report adds that "One...
2014/04/01 22:24
2014/04/01 22:24
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Discredited ... Japanese government-funded laboratory Riken Center for Development Biology researcher Haruko Obokata. Photo: AP In her short scientific career, the trajectory of Haruko Obokata was...
2014/03/30 22:39
2014/03/30 22:39
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A man went to Yamanashi police looking for protection when he decided to quit his organized crime group. However, according to reports it seemed as if the officers thought he just needed to talk it...
2014/03/27 10:50
2014/03/27 10:50
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Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman believed to be the world’s oldest person, celebrated turning 116 by tucking into a white cake decorated with strawberries and candles. Misao Okawa was born in 1898, the...
2014/04/22 22:38
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