Jiji Press

Latest stories

9h
Channel NewsAsia
Japan police on the hunt for hospital poisonerNHK and other media. The chemical is the same as one in a disinfectant used at
Japan police on the hunt for hospital poisoner
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 hours ago
NHK and other media. The chemical is the same as one in a disinfectant used at the Oguchi Hospital's nurse's station, Jiji Press news agency said, citing sources. The investigation comes two months after the murder of 19 people at a centre... Read more
5d
Evening Standard
'Wenger never moaned about his Arsenal budget - he is a great man'Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
'Wenger never moaned about his Arsenal budget - he is a great man'
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
7d
Rappler
Typhoon Malakas slams Japan leaving south waterloggedA swollen river is seen after Typhon Malakas made landfall overnight, in Miyaza
Typhoon Malakas slams Japan leaving south waterlogged
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
A swollen river is seen after Typhon Malakas made landfall overnight, in Miyazaki on September 20, 2016. Jiji Press/AFP TOKYO, Japan – A powerful typhoon ripped into southern Japan Tuesday, September 20, dumping torrential rains on the region that... Read more
15 related stories
11d
The China Post
Japan court backs Tokyo bid to relocate baseno choice but to go ahead with the landfill in order to reduce the trouble at F
Japan court backs Tokyo bid to relocate base
The China Post / Posted 11 days ago
no choice but to go ahead with the landfill in order to reduce the trouble at Futenma," Tamiya told the court, according to Jiji Press. Construction work on the new facility, still in its initial stages, was suspended in March this year, with the... Read more
7 related stories
11d
Aljazeera
Japan court clears way for US Okinawa base relocationwith the landfill in order to reduce the trouble at Futenma," presiding judge T
Japan court clears way for US Okinawa base relocation
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
with the landfill in order to reduce the trouble at Futenma," presiding judge Toshiro Tamiya told the court, according to Jiji Press. The dispute has seen Onaga and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government file rival lawsuits as local authorities... Read more
7 related stories
11d
Channel NewsAsia
Japan court backs Tokyo bid to relocate Okinawa baseno choice but to go ahead with the landfill in order to reduce the trouble at F
Japan court backs Tokyo bid to relocate Okinawa base
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
no choice but to go ahead with the landfill in order to reduce the trouble at Futenma," Tamiya told the court, according to Jiji Press. Construction work on the new facility, still in its initial stages, was suspended in March this year, with the... Read more
7 related stories
17d
Evening Standard
One day Wilshere will be in my seat as Arsenal managerArsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
One day Wilshere will be in my seat as Arsenal manager
Evening Standard / Posted 17 days ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
36 related stories
21d
Japan Today
I want you to renounce the belief that nuclear plants are safe. ‹ Japan Todayspeaking to Kyushu Electric Power Co President Michiaki Uriu, after the utility
I want you to renounce the belief that nuclear plants are safe. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 21 days ago
speaking to Kyushu Electric Power Co President Michiaki Uriu, after the utility rejected the governor’s request for an immediate halt for two active reactors at its Sendai nuclear power station in the southwestern Japan prefecture. (J... Read more
2 related stories
22d
Evening Standard
Bremen were 'clever and creative' in securing Gnabry from ArsenalArsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
Bremen were 'clever and creative' in securing Gnabry from Arsenal
Evening Standard / Posted 22 days ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
22d
The Borneo Post
Climate change spells worse typhoons for China, Japan: studyJiJi Press/AFP/File | The world’s nations concluded a pact in Paris to halt the
Climate change spells worse typhoons for China, Japan: study
The Borneo Post / Posted 22 days ago
JiJi Press/AFP/File | The world’s nations concluded a pact in Paris to halt the march of climate change, which threatens stronger storms, longer droughts and land-gobbling sea-level rise -AFP photo PARIS: China, Taiwan, Japan and the Koreas will... Read more
25 related stories
22d
Japan Today
People have a preconception that investing in bonds and stocks is dangerous, and that’s correct. Half a century ago, all students knew that real estate and brokerages were dodgy. Most of my classmates who went into securities companies were doing what basically amounts to a scam, or pretty close towho went into securities companies were doing what basically amounts to a scam,
People have a preconception that investing in bonds and stocks is dangerous, and that’s correct. Half a century ago, all students knew that real estate and brokerages were dodgy. Most of my classmates who went into securities companies were doing what basically amounts to a scam, or pretty close to
Japan Today / Posted 22 days ago
who went into securities companies were doing what basically amounts to a scam, or pretty close to it. Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso, speaking at a forum about brokerage workers—a profession he’s responsible for overseeing.... Read more
23d
Rappler
Lionrock death toll at 17 as Japan braces for new typhoonfor missing victims after Typhoon Lionrock made landfall in Iwaizumi, Iwate pre
Lionrock death toll at 17 as Japan braces for new typhoon
Rappler / Posted 23 days ago
for missing victims after Typhoon Lionrock made landfall in Iwaizumi, Iwate prefecture on September 2, 2016. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP TOKYO, Japan – The death toll from Typhoon Lionrock has risen to 17 in Japan, with several people still... Read more
136 related stories
25d
Evening Standard
Lucas Perez signed for Arsenal 'to play with the best'Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
Lucas Perez signed for Arsenal 'to play with the best'
Evening Standard / Posted 25 days ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
7 related stories
25d
Evening Standard
Afobe backs Wilshere to prove doubters wrong ahead of Bournemouth bowArsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
Afobe backs Wilshere to prove doubters wrong ahead of Bournemouth bow
Evening Standard / Posted 25 days ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
7 related stories
25d
Rappler
Japan typhoon death toll rises to 14for missing victims after Typhoon Lionrock made landfall in Iwaizumi, Iwate pre
Japan typhoon death toll rises to 14
Rappler / Posted 25 days ago
for missing victims after Typhoon Lionrock made landfall in Iwaizumi, Iwate prefecture on September 2, 2016. Photo by Jiji Press/ AFP TOKYO, Japan – The death toll from a devastating typhoon in northern Japan rose to 14, officials said on... Read more
136 related stories
25d
Evening Standard
Roma admit disappointment at missing out on Jack WilshereArsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
Roma admit disappointment at missing out on Jack Wilshere
Evening Standard / Posted 25 days ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
7 related stories
26d
Rappler
17 unaccounted for in typhoon-hit northern JapanAFTERMATH. This picture provided by Tokachi Mainichi Newspaper via Jiji Press o
17 unaccounted for in typhoon-hit northern Japan
Rappler / Posted 26 days ago
AFTERMATH. This picture provided by Tokachi Mainichi Newspaper via Jiji Press on August 31, 2016 shows an aerial view of the town of Memuro damaged by flood in Hokkaido prefecture, after Typhoon Lionrock struck overnight. Tokachi Mainichi / Jiji... Read more
136 related stories
27d
Evening Standard
Gnabry: Ozil and Mertesacker convinced me to move to WerderArsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
Gnabry: Ozil and Mertesacker convinced me to move to Werder
Evening Standard / Posted 27 days ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
7 related stories
27d
Rappler
Japan gunman in deadly shooting captured after standoff with policelater the suspect shot himself in the abdomen, public broadcaster NHK reported
Japan gunman in deadly shooting captured after standoff with police
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
later the suspect shot himself in the abdomen, public broadcaster NHK reported without giving details of his condition. Jiji Press also reported the self-inflicted wound. NHK footage showed police storming the building after hearing a gunshot... Read more
5 related stories
27d
Hindustantimes.com
Japan gunman in deadly shooting captured after standofflater the suspect shot himself in the abdomen, public broadcaster NHK reported
Japan gunman in deadly shooting captured after standoff
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 27 days ago
later the suspect shot himself in the abdomen, public broadcaster NHK reported without giving details of his condition. Jiji Press also reported the self-inflicted wound. NHK footage showed police storming the building after hearing a gunshot... Read more
5 related stories
27d
The Manila Times
Japan gunman in deadly shooting captured after standoff with policelater the suspect shot himself in the abdomen, public broadcaster NHK reported
Japan gunman in deadly shooting captured after standoff with police
The Manila Times / Posted 27 days ago
later the suspect shot himself in the abdomen, public broadcaster NHK reported without giving details of his condition. Jiji Press also reported the self-inflicted wound. NHK footage showed police storming the building after hearing a gunshot... Read more
5 related stories
27d
Channel NewsAsia
Japan gunman in deadly shooting captured after standoff with policelater the suspect shot himself in the abdomen, public broadcaster NHK reported
Japan gunman in deadly shooting captured after standoff with police
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
later the suspect shot himself in the abdomen, public broadcaster NHK reported without giving details of his condition. Jiji Press also reported the self-inflicted wound. NHK footage showed police storming the building after hearing a gunshot... Read more
5 related stories
27d
Eye Witness News
Nine people die in flooded Japanese nursing homethe toll from the typhoon battering the country to at least 11. This picture p
Nine people die in flooded Japanese nursing home
Eye Witness News / Posted 27 days ago
the toll from the typhoon battering the country to at least 11. This picture provided by Tokachi Mainichi Newspaper via Jiji Press on 31 August 2016 shows a house swept down a river at the town of Shimizu in Hokkaido prefecture, after Typhoon... Read more
136 related stories
27d
Rappler
Japan typhoon kills 9 in elderly homeThis picture provided by Tokachi Mainichi Newspaper via Jiji Press on August 31
Japan typhoon kills 9 in elderly home
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
This picture provided by Tokachi Mainichi Newspaper via Jiji Press on August 31, 2016 shows a house swept down a river at the town of Shimizu in Hokkaido prefecture, after Typhoon Lionrock struck overnight. Tokachi Mainichi / Jiji Press / AFP TOKYO,... Read more
136 related stories
28d
Evening Standard
Bremen intend to sign Arsenal winger Gnabry without Bayern 'influence'Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
Bremen intend to sign Arsenal winger Gnabry without Bayern 'influence'
Evening Standard / Posted 28 days ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
7 related stories
28d
Evening Standard
Arsenal's Chambers undergoes Middlesbrough medical ahead of loan moveArsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
Arsenal's Chambers undergoes Middlesbrough medical ahead of loan move
Evening Standard / Posted 28 days ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
7 related stories
28d
Rappler
Strong Typhoon Lionrock heads for Japan's northeastin Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture, on August 30, 2016 as Typhoon Lionrock makes
Strong Typhoon Lionrock heads for Japan's northeast
Rappler / Posted 28 days ago
in Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture, on August 30, 2016 as Typhoon Lionrock makes its course towards northeastern Japan. Jiji Press/AFP TOKYO, Japan – A strong typhoon was on course Tuesday, August 30, for a direct hit on northeastern Japan,... Read more
136 related stories
29d
Evening Standard
German FA confirm Shkodran Mustafi's £35m Arsenal switchArsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
German FA confirm Shkodran Mustafi's £35m Arsenal switch
Evening Standard / Posted 29 days ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
7 related stories
30d
Evening Standard
Mustafi: Ozil convinced me to make 'horny' Arsenal transferArsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
Mustafi: Ozil convinced me to make 'horny' Arsenal transfer
Evening Standard / Posted 30 days ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
7 related stories
m
Evening Standard
Perez and Mustafi expected to be Arsenal's final summer signingsArsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
Perez and Mustafi expected to be Arsenal's final summer signings
Evening Standard / Posted 1 months ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
5 related stories
m
Evening Standard
Arsenal's £52m Perez and Mustafi deals not panic buys, insists WengerArsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
Arsenal's £52m Perez and Mustafi deals not panic buys, insists Wenger
Evening Standard / Posted 1 months ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
5 related stories
m
Evening Standard
Wenger to make late call on Ozil's fitness ahead of Watford clashArsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
Wenger to make late call on Ozil's fitness ahead of Watford clash
Evening Standard / Posted 1 months ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
5 related stories
m
Evening Standard
Settled Spurs can steal a march on uneasy Arsenal vs erratic LiverpoolArsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
Settled Spurs can steal a march on uneasy Arsenal vs erratic Liverpool
Evening Standard / Posted 1 months ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
5 related stories
m
Zero Hedge
Pokemon Go Claims First Fatality; Incites Stampede; But DAU Drop Leaves Hope For Humanityallegedly hitting two women while playing Pokemon Go on a road in the Katanokam
Pokemon Go Claims First Fatality; Incites Stampede; But DAU Drop Leaves Hope For Humanity
Zero Hedge / Posted 1 months ago
allegedly hitting two women while playing Pokemon Go on a road in the Katanokamicho area at around 7:25 p.m. on Tuesday, Jiji Press reports (Aug. 24). One woman died in the incident while the other was seriously injured. Goou has admitted to the... Read more
m
Japan Today
Japanese firms need to expand into Africa, a region with high growth potential, to be more competitive internationally. Any company can't be international without thinking of making money across the globe. ‹ Japan Todayfrom Japan will join a meeting on African development for two days from Saturda
Japanese firms need to expand into Africa, a region with high growth potential, to be more competitive internationally. Any company can't be international without thinking of making money across the globe. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 1 months ago
from Japan will join a meeting on African development for two days from Saturday in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. The event, known as the Tokyo International Conference on African Development, will be hosted by the Japanese government. (Jiji P... Read more
m
Evening Standard
Mazzarri jokes about spying on Wenger's tactics for Watford vs ArsenalArsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to recei
Mazzarri jokes about spying on Wenger's tactics for Watford vs Arsenal
Evening Standard / Posted 1 months ago
Arsene Wenger as "one for the future" the £2m signing has since failed to receive a work permit and will go out on loan. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images Having failed to sign Vardy Arsenal made their move for Alvaro Morata, but deemed £57m more than... Read more
5 related stories

People in this news