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Japan imposes sanctions on North Korea after satellite launchTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Wednesday it was imposing sanctions on North Ko
Japan imposes sanctions on North Korea after satellite launch
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Wednesday it was imposing sanctions on North Korea after a satellite launch seen by Washington and its allies including Tokyo as cover for development of ballistic missile technology that could be used to deliver a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japanese actor Ken Watanabe, leukemia survivor, fights stomach cancerTOKYO: Japanese actor Ken Watanabe, an Academy Award nominee for his performanc
Japanese actor Ken Watanabe, leukemia survivor, fights stomach cancer
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
TOKYO: Japanese actor Ken Watanabe, an Academy Award nominee for his performance in the movie "The Last Samurai" and lauded in the recent Broadway revival of "The King and I," is fighting stomach cancer and will have to postpone plans to return to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan's Sakurajima volcano, not far from nuclear plant, eruptsTOKYO: A Japanese volcano about 50 km (30 miles) from a nuclear plant erupted o
Japan's Sakurajima volcano, not far from nuclear plant, erupts
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO: A Japanese volcano about 50 km (30 miles) from a nuclear plant erupted on Friday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said, sending fountains of lava into the night sky. The Sakurajima volcano, on the southernmost main island of Kyushu, erupts... Read more
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The Star
Japan's Sakurajima volcano, not far from nuclear plant, eruptsTOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese volcano about 50 km (30 miles) from a nuclear plan
Japan's Sakurajima volcano, not far from nuclear plant, erupts
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese volcano about 50 km (30 miles) from a nuclear plant erupted on Friday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said, sending fountains of lava into the night sky. The Sakurajima volcano, on the southernmost main island of Kyushu,... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.S., allies aim to track North Korean rocket; launch 'window' from MondayBy Jack Kim and Tim Kelly SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States has deploy
U.S., allies aim to track North Korean rocket; launch 'window' from Monday
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
By Jack Kim and Tim Kelly SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States has deployed missile defence systems that will work with the Japanese and South Korean militaries to track a rocket that North Korea says it will launch some time over an 18-day... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan lifter Miyake watches China but says biggest rival is herselfTOKYO: Japan's Hiromi Miyake knows weightlifting powerhouse China will be looki
Japan lifter Miyake watches China but says biggest rival is herself
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
TOKYO: Japan's Hiromi Miyake knows weightlifting powerhouse China will be looking to dominate the event at the 2016 Olympics but the London Games silver medallist says her biggest rival in the run-up to Rio is herself. The 30-year-old, who will... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Tokyo, Okinawa at odds as US airbase city votes for mayorTOKYO: Voting began on Sunday for a mayoral election in the Okinawan city that
Tokyo, Okinawa at odds as US airbase city votes for mayor
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
TOKYO: Voting began on Sunday for a mayoral election in the Okinawan city that is home to a U.S. airbase whose planned move has set Tokyo and Okinawa at odds, with the central government giving strong backing to the incumbent. Prime Minister Shinzo... Read more
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IOC says 'couldn't be happier' with Tokyo's progressTOKYO: The International Olympic Committee said on Friday that Tokyo's preparat
IOC says 'couldn't be happier' with Tokyo's progress
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
TOKYO: The International Olympic Committee said on Friday that Tokyo's preparations for the 2020 Summer Games couldn't be better despite embarrassments such as scrapping its logo and delays in building its centrepiece stadium. The mishaps have... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Tokyo goes for broke in Okinawa poll at US airbase cityTOKYO: Japan's government is pulling out all the stops to ensure a candidate ba
Tokyo goes for broke in Okinawa poll at US airbase city
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
TOKYO: Japan's government is pulling out all the stops to ensure a candidate backed by the ruling party wins an mayoral election in the Okinawan city hosting a U.S. airbase whose planned move elsewhere on the island has set Tokyo and Okinawa at... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Scrapped Japan stadium designer says rejects copyright callTOKYO: The architects whose design for the original 2020 Tokyo Olympics stadium
Scrapped Japan stadium designer says rejects copyright call
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
TOKYO: The architects whose design for the original 2020 Tokyo Olympics stadium was scrapped due to ballooning costs say they have rejected a request to give up the copyright to their plans in return for an overdue final payment. U.K.-based Zaha... Read more
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Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts northern Japan, no tsunami warningTOKYO: A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck just off Japan's northernmost main isl
Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts northern Japan, no tsunami warning
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
TOKYO: A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck just off Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido on Thursday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said. No tsunami warning was issued and NHK national television said that while there might be some changes in... Read more
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Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts northern Japan, no tsunami damage expectedREUTERS: A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck just off Japan's northernmost main i
Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts northern Japan, no tsunami damage expected
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
REUTERS: A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck just off Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido on Thursday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said. No tsunami warning was issued and NHK national television said that while there might be some changes... Read more
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