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Japan Today
If all seats are made of wood to realize the concept of a wooden and greenery stadium, the costs are expected to increase to 5 billion to 6 billion yen. ‹ Japan TodayIf all seats are made of wood to realize the concept of a wooden and greenery s
If all seats are made of wood to realize the concept of a wooden and greenery stadium, the costs are expected to increase to 5 billion to 6 billion yen. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 19 hours ago
If all seats are made of wood to realize the concept of a wooden and greenery stadium, the costs are expected to increase to 5 billion to 6 billion yen. A spokesman for the Japan Sport Council which is considering seeking donations from the public... Read more
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Daily Mail
South Korea unveils debris of North's rocket with '7,500 mile range'South Korea unveils debris of the North's satellite rocket and says it has a ra
South Korea unveils debris of North's rocket with '7,500 mile range'
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
South Korea unveils debris of the North's satellite rocket and says it has a range of 7,500 miles – capable of reaching almost anywhere in the world Seoul shows nose cone from retrieved from waters off South Korean Island Three-stage rocket sent a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
N Korea advances plans to launch rocketA self-propelled surface to air missile during a live military drill by North K
N Korea advances plans to launch rocket
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
A self-propelled surface to air missile during a live military drill by North Korea. (KCNA, AFP) Tokyo - North Korea says it has brought forward plans to launch a rocket and the event could now occur as early as Sunday, Japanese media reported. The... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
North Korea 'advances plans to launch rocket': mediaTOKYO - North Korea says it has brought forward plans to launch a rocket and th
North Korea 'advances plans to launch rocket': media
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
TOKYO - North Korea says it has brought forward plans to launch a rocket and the event could now occur as early as Sunday, Japanese media reported. US soldiers stand guard at Taesungdong Elementary School as a North Korean flag fluttering over the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
North Korea rocket launch brought forwardNorth Korea is ready to launch what it has called an earth observation satellit
North Korea rocket launch brought forward
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
North Korea is ready to launch what it has called an earth observation satellite as early as tomorrow. It had announced it would launch a rocket carrying it sometime between 8 and 25 February, around the time of the birthday of late leader Kim... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
North Korea 'advances plans to launch rocket': Japanese mediaTOKYO: North Korea says it has brought forward plans to launch a rocket and the
North Korea 'advances plans to launch rocket': Japanese media
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
TOKYO: North Korea says it has brought forward plans to launch a rocket and the event could now occur as early as Sunday (Feb 7), Japanese media reported. The country will launch the satellite-bearing rocket between February 7 and February 14, Jiji... Read more
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Rappler
North Korea advances plans to launch rocket – mediaMISSILE READY. The North Korean government says they are ready to launch a rock
North Korea advances plans to launch rocket – media
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
MISSILE READY. The North Korean government says they are ready to launch a rocket anytime between February 7 and February 14. File photo by AFP/KCNA VIA KNS TOKYO, Japan – North Korea says it has brought forward plans to launch a rocket and the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
North Korea advances plans to launch rocket Published: 6 February 2016 6:07 PM Airbus Defense & Space and 38 North satel
North Korea advances plans to launch rocket
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 days ago
Published: 6 February 2016 6:07 PM Airbus Defense & Space and 38 North satellite imagery from February 4, 2016 shows the Sohae Satellite Launching Station in North Korea in this image released yesterday.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Japanese volcano erupts, nearby nuclear plant unaffected A spokeswoman for Kyushu Electric said there was no impact from the eruption
Japanese volcano erupts, nearby nuclear plant unaffected
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
A spokeswoman for Kyushu Electric said there was no impact from the eruption on the plant and its operations. FILE: This picture taken by climber Keiji Aoki on September 27, 2014 of Mount... Read more
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Japan Today
Sharp surges on reports of likely deal with Foxconn parent company ‹ Japan TodaySharp skyrocketed on Thursday with the hard-hit Japanese electronics giant sayi
Sharp surges on reports of likely deal with Foxconn parent company ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 5 days ago
Sharp skyrocketed on Thursday with the hard-hit Japanese electronics giant saying it was mulling rival bailout offers, including one from Foxconn parent company Hon Hai Precision, as it posted another massive loss. Tokyo investors cheered local... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sharp skyrockets on bailout offersTokyo - Sharp skyrocketed on Thursday with the hard-hit Japanese electronics gi
Sharp skyrockets on bailout offers
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Tokyo - Sharp skyrocketed on Thursday with the hard-hit Japanese electronics giant saying it was mulling rival bailout offers, including one from Foxconn parent company Hon Hai Precision, as it posted another massive loss. Tokyo investors cheered... Read more
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Balita
Japan doubles number of F-15s on southern island of Okinawa February 3, 2016 12:07 pm TOKYO, Feb. 3 — Japan has doubled the number of F-
Japan doubles number of F-15s on southern island of Okinawa
Balita / Posted 6 days ago
February 3, 2016 12:07 pm TOKYO, Feb. 3 — Japan has doubled the number of F-15 fighter jets deployed on the southern island of Okinawa, near disputed islands in the East China Sea, the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Japan’s Sharp surges on reports of likely deal with Taiwan’s Hon HaiTokyo, Japan | AFP — Sharp shares soared more than 25 percent in Tokyo Thursday
Japan’s Sharp surges on reports of likely deal with Taiwan’s Hon Hai
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Tokyo, Japan | AFP — Sharp shares soared more than 25 percent in Tokyo Thursday following reports its board is favouring accepting a $5.0 billion bailout from Taiwanese giant Hon Hai Precision. The embattled Japanese electronics giant — which has... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Japan doubles number of F-15s on Okinawa Published: 31 January 2016 5:00 PM Japan's Air Self-Defence Force Naha Base
Japan doubles number of F-15s on Okinawa
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 10 days ago
Published: 31 January 2016 5:00 PM Japan's Air Self-Defence Force Naha Base Commander Kiyoaki Kawanami (right) receives the corps flag from Vice Defence Minister Kenji Wakamiya during a ceremony at Naha Base... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos | 01.24.16 | News & Observer A man makes his way during a storm in New York on
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
01.24.16 | News & Observer A man makes his way during a storm in New York on January 23, 2016. A deadly blizzard walloped the eastern US on January 23, paralyzing the capital and other cities under a heavy blanket of snow as... Read more
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Japan Today
The plan is to bring some abandoned houses and apartments back to the housing market and remove others. It also proposes offering such houses and apartments to low-income earners and child-rearing families. ‹ Japan TodayThe plan is to bring some abandoned houses and apartments back to the housing m
The plan is to bring some abandoned houses and apartments back to the housing market and remove others. It also proposes offering such houses and apartments to low-income earners and child-rearing families. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 18 days ago
The plan is to bring some abandoned houses and apartments back to the housing market and remove others. It also proposes offering such houses and apartments to low-income earners and child-rearing families. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Land,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Death toll from Japan bus crash rises to 15: police A general view shows the wreckage of a bus which crashed after running off a
Death toll from Japan bus crash rises to 15: police
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
A general view shows the wreckage of a bus which crashed after running off a road in Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture, on January 15, 2016. Fourteen people were killed and dozens injured when a bus... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Death toll from Japan bus crash rises to 15TOKYO: The death toll in Japan's worst bus accident in 25 years has risen to 15
Death toll from Japan bus crash rises to 15
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
TOKYO: The death toll in Japan's worst bus accident in 25 years has risen to 15, police said Tuesday, as they struggle to determine why the vehicle veered off a mountain road it was not supposed to be on. The passengers, mostly young skiers -- many... Read more
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Rappler
Kobe marks 21 years since killer quake'FUTURE 1.17' This overhead photo shows candles indicating 'Future 1.17' during
Kobe marks 21 years since killer quake
Rappler / Posted 24 days ago
'FUTURE 1.17' This overhead photo shows candles indicating 'Future 1.17' during a memorial service to mark the 21st anniversary of the 'Great Hanshin Earthquake' at a park in Kobe, Hyogo prefecture, western Japan on January 17, 2016. Jiji... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Tokyo dismisses suggestion cash influenced 2020 Olympics bidTOKYO - The Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee on Friday dismissed a foot
Tokyo dismisses suggestion cash influenced 2020 Olympics bid
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 26 days ago
TOKYO - The Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee on Friday dismissed a footnote in a World Anti-Doping Agency report that suggested a payment of sponsorship money influenced its winning bid for the summer games. Tokyo is hosting the 2020 Olympic... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
14 dead in Japan ski bus accidentAn investigator walks beside the wreckage of a bus which crashed after running
14 dead in Japan ski bus accident
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
An investigator walks beside the wreckage of a bus which crashed after running off a road in Karuizawa, Nagano prefecture. (Jiji Press, AFP) Tokyo - Fourteen people were killed and dozens injured when a bus taking them to a ski resort ran off a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Japan, sidelined Olympic stadium architect, in talks over payment disputeTOKYO - Japan confirmed Friday they are in talks with the architect of the reje
Japan, sidelined Olympic stadium architect, in talks over payment dispute
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 26 days ago
TOKYO - Japan confirmed Friday they are in talks with the architect of the rejected 2020 Olympic stadium design, after her firm reportedly refused to hand over the copyright in return for payment. Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid did the first... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
14 people dead after ski bus accident in JapanSki bus runs off mountain road in Japan killing 14 people, injuring dozens Pho
14 people dead after ski bus accident in Japan
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 26 days ago
Ski bus runs off mountain road in Japan killing 14 people, injuring dozens Photo: An investigator walks beside the wreckage of the bus which crashed after running off a road in Nagano, central Japan, killing 14 people. (AFP: Jiji Press Japan... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
14 dead in Japan ski bus accidentInvestigators inspect the wreckage of a bus which crashed after running off a r
14 dead in Japan ski bus accident
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 26 days ago
Investigators inspect the wreckage of a bus which crashed after running off a road in Nagano, central Japan on January 15, 2016. (AFP Photo/Jiji Press) Fourteen people were killed and dozens injured when a bus taking them to a ski resort ran off a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Japanese lawmaker says comfort women were prostitutes, then apologizesTOKYO—A Japanese lawmaker said on Thursday wartime sex slaves forced to work fo
Japanese lawmaker says comfort women were prostitutes, then apologizes
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
TOKYO—A Japanese lawmaker said on Thursday wartime sex slaves forced to work for Japan’s Imperial Army were “professional prostitutes,” before he was forced to retract the remarks and issue an apology, local media reported. The comments from a... Read more
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Japan Today
LDP lawmaker says 'comfort women' were prostitutes ‹ Japan TodayA Japanese lawmaker Thursday said wartime sex slaves forced to work for Japan’s
LDP lawmaker says 'comfort women' were prostitutes ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 26 days ago
A Japanese lawmaker Thursday said wartime sex slaves forced to work for Japan’s Imperial Army were “professional prostitutes”, before he was forced to retract the remarks and issue an apology, local media reported. The comments from a senior member... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Comfort women were prostitutes’: MPA Japanese lawmaker on Thursday said wartime sex slaves forced to work for Japa
‘Comfort women were prostitutes’: MP
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
A Japanese lawmaker on Thursday said wartime sex slaves forced to work for Japan's Imperial Army were “professional prostitutes”, before he was forced to retract the remarks and issue an apology, local media reported. The comments from a senior... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Japan lawmaker says ‘comfort women’ were ‘prostitutes’ A Japanese lawmaker said on Thursday, January 14, that wartime sex slaves for
Japan lawmaker says ‘comfort women’ were ‘prostitutes’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 27 days ago
A Japanese lawmaker said on Thursday, January 14, that wartime sex slaves forced to work for Japan’s Imperial Army were “professional prostitutes”, before he was forced to retract the remarks... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Japan lawmaker says comfort women were prostitutes Published: 14 January 2016 6:58 PM Former comfort women in South Korea have
Japan lawmaker says comfort women were prostitutes
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 27 days ago
Published: 14 January 2016 6:58 PM Former comfort women in South Korea have staged a protest in front of a Japanese embassy in Seoul. – Reuters file pic, January 14, 2016.A Japanese lawmaker today... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan eyes anti-doping law for Tokyo 2020 Olympics ‹ Japan TodayJapan is considering introducing an anti-doping law as the country gears up for
Japan eyes anti-doping law for Tokyo 2020 Olympics ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 28 days ago
Japan is considering introducing an anti-doping law as the country gears up for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a government minister said on Tuesday. Hiroshi Hase said a law against doping was “necessary legislation” as Japan seeks to curb drug abuse by... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Japan eyes anti-doping law for Tokyo 2020TOKYO - Japan is considering introducing an anti-doping law as the country gear
Japan eyes anti-doping law for Tokyo 2020
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 29 days ago
TOKYO - Japan is considering introducing an anti-doping law as the country gears up for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a government minister said on Tuesday. Athletics has been plunged into crisis over a World Anti-Doping Agency report that alleged a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Japan eyes anti-doping law for 2020 Tokyo OlympicsJapan is considering introducing an anti-doping law as the country gears up for
Japan eyes anti-doping law for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Inquirier.net / Posted 29 days ago
Japan is considering introducing an anti-doping law as the country gears up for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a government minister said on Tuesday. Hiroshi Hase said a law against doping was “necessary legislation” as Japan seeks to curb drug abuse by... Read more
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Japan Today
Enforcing policy measures for people who can't benefit from the Abenomics economic policy package and are willing to spend is correct from both the microeconomic and macroeconomic viewpoints. ‹ Japan TodayEnforcing policy measures for people who can't benefit from the Abenomics econo
Enforcing policy measures for people who can't benefit from the Abenomics economic policy package and are willing to spend is correct from both the microeconomic and macroeconomic viewpoints. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 29 days ago
Enforcing policy measures for people who can't benefit from the Abenomics economic policy package and are willing to spend is correct from both the microeconomic and macroeconomic viewpoints. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, stressing the significance of... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan presses Singapore to ease restrictions on Fukushima imports ‹ Japan TodayJapan pressed Singapore to ease its ban on Fukushima food imports, following th
Japan presses Singapore to ease restrictions on Fukushima imports ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 30 days ago
Japan pressed Singapore to ease its ban on Fukushima food imports, following the European Union’s move to relax restrictions on imports from the area, according to media reports on Sunday. Japanese agriculture minister Hiroshi Moriyama said the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan presses Singapore to ease restrictions on Fukushima importsTOKYO: Japan pressed Singapore to ease its ban on Fukushima food imports, follo
Japan presses Singapore to ease restrictions on Fukushima imports
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 30 days ago
TOKYO: Japan pressed Singapore to ease its ban on Fukushima food imports, following the European Union's move to relax restrictions on imports from the area, according to media reports on Sunday. Japanese agriculture minister Hiroshi Moriyama said... Read more
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Eu Business
Japan presses Singapore to ease restrictions on Fukushima imports — EU(TOKYO) - Japan pressed Singapore to ease its ban on Fukushima food imports, fo
Japan presses Singapore to ease restrictions on Fukushima imports — EU
Eu Business / Posted a month ago
(TOKYO) - Japan pressed Singapore to ease its ban on Fukushima food imports, following the European Union's move to relax restrictions on imports from the area, according to media reports on Sunday. Japanese agriculture minister Hiroshi Moriyama... Read more
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