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2014/09/01 14:16
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TOKYO - The Japanese unit of Swiss pharma giant Novartis has admitted it did not report more than 2,500 cases of serious side effects in patients using its leukaemia and other cancer drugs, reportedly...
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2014/09/01 12:15
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Tokyo — Thai AirAsia X launched flight services between Bangkok and Japan on Monday amid an increase of Thai tourists coming to the country. Thai AirAsia X launched flight services between Bangkok...
2014/09/01 06:03
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A worker spraying insecticide at the Yoyogi park, one of the largest open spaces in central Tokyo. (Jiji Press, AFP) Tokyo - An outbreak of dengue fever in Japan, the first since World War II could...
2014/08/28 08:56
2014/08/28 08:56
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TOKYO: Japanese pop star Aska on Thursday (Aug 28) pleaded guilty to drug charges after his arrest in May made headlines across the country. More than 2,600 people queued in the rain to get one of...
2014/08/28 00:17
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Japan is confident that some of the more than one dozen citizens abducted by North Korean agents over three decades ago are alive, and is counting on Kim Jong Un to return them, said the minister in...
2014/08/27 08:03
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Police officers and self defence force soldiers remove debris to search for missing people at the site of a landslide in a residential area of Hiroshima. (Jiji Press, AFP) Tokyo - A week after huge...
2014/08/27 05:45
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In this file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offers a wreath of flowers during a memorial service for victims of the 1945 atomic bombing, at Nagasaki Peace Park on August 9, 2014. Jiji...
2014/08/27 04:38
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Children who spend more than four hours a day on their mobile phone perform significantly worse on school tests than those who are limited to just 30 minutes, a Japanese government survey has...
2014/08/26 08:42
2014/08/26 08:42
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The family of a Japanese woman who fatally set herself on fire after being forced to flee the nuclear disaster at Fukushima has been awarded nearly £285,000 in damages, according to reports. It was...
2014/08/26 04:37
2014/08/26 04:37
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Expectant newly-weds among those missing in Japan landslide Published: 26 August 2014 This handout picture taken in June, 2014 and released by the Yuasa family via Jiji Press on August 25, shows a...
2014/08/23 05:45
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SEARCH AND RESCUE. Police officers search for missing people after a landslide hit a residential area in Hiroshima, western Japan on August 20, 2014. File photo by Jiji Press/AFP TOKYO, Japan – The...
2014/08/22 06:26
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Photo: Demonstrators gather along West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri on August 15, 2014, to protest the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. (AFP/Getty: Scott Olson) Photo: Indian...
2014/08/20 10:34
2014/08/20 10:34
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Japanese man Sakari Momoi, 111, receives a certificate naming him as the world's oldest man by Guinness World Records at a hospital in Tokyo on August 20, 2014. Picture: AFP, Jiji Press A Japanese...
2014/08/20 08:03
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Collapsed houses sit surrounded in mud after a landslide hit the area caused by heavy rains in the city of Hiroshima, western Japan. (Jiji Press, AFP) Tokyo - A huge landslide that engulfed homes in...
2014/08/19 22:38
2014/08/19 22:38
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This is not an unknown disease, and we have a system for dealing with it, so the disease is unlikely to spread in Japan even if an infected person appears. Health Ministry official, saying the Ebola...
2014/08/13 08:21
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Japan will lodge a "strong protest" with Russia over military exercises reportedly being held on the disputed Kuril islands, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday. "I can't accept this at all," he...
2014/08/13 06:45
2014/08/13 06:45
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TRANQUIL... FOR NOW? A photo made available on 16 July 2013 of weed harvesters checking on their kelp harvest near Cape Nosappu, near the southernmost Kuril island Kunashir Island, under Russian...
2014/08/12 22:38
2014/08/12 22:38
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All Nippon Airways (ANA) will replace Japan Airlines (JAL) as the company charged with maintaining two government aircraft, it was announced Tuesday, following yet another battle between the domestic...
2014/08/12 22:38
2014/08/12 22:38
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Relatives of victims of the 1985 crash of a Japan Airlines jumbo jet on Tuesday marked the 29th anniversary of the accident in Gunma Prefecture. The event in memory of the 520 victims assumed a new...
2014/08/11 10:36
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By PNA / Bernama and U.S. News Agency / Asian Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera has expressed Japan’s support for U.S. airstrikes on Islamic militants in northern Iraq, Japan’s Jiji Press...
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