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2014/10/21 09:29
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TOKYO: Japan's industry minister resigned on Monday over claims she spent political donations on make-up and other items unconnected to politics, reports said, in a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe,...
2014/10/21 09:29
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2014/10/20 20:08
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What's This?Seized plastic made guns produced by a 3-D printer are displayed at a police station in Yokohama on May 8, 2014. Image: Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images For the first time in history, a man...
2014/10/19 22:38
2014/10/19 22:38
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Nearly 4,000 people took part Sunday in a mass evacuation drill to test responses to a possible eruption of Japan’s highest peak Mt Fuji, weeks after a nearby volcano blew its top and killed at least...
2014/10/16 05:06
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Central Japan Railway Co., which is building a magnetic levitation rail line, was overwhelmed by applications for a ride aboard the world’s fastest train on a test track ahead of the official line...
2014/10/15 05:18
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2014/10/14 06:38
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Dozens of Japanese politicians, possibly including cabinet ministers, are poised to visit a Tokyo shrine condemned by China and Korea as a symbol of Tokyo’s militarist past, as it begins its autumn...
2014/10/13 13:45
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NEW FROM UNIVERSAL. Universal plans to put up a theme park which will feature Harry Potter and Transformers characters in China. This is a photo of Universal's 'Harry Potter' park in Japan. Photo by...
2014/10/12 08:03
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Vehicles move on a flooded road caused by a typhoon. (Jiji Press, AFP, file) Tokyo - A powerful typhoon poured heavy rains over Japan's southern island of Okinawa and was aiming at the next island of...
2014/10/08 23:17
2014/10/08 23:17
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Vongfong: Super typhoon on track to hit Japan The biggest typhoon of 2014 has developed in the Western Pacific generating winds of up to 270km/hour. FIFTEEN metre waves and wind gusts of up to 330...
2014/10/07 22:38
2014/10/07 22:38
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The government will not use the law on protection of designated state secrets to intentionally hide information unfavorable for itself. The law stipulates a double- or triple-check system to prevent...
2014/10/07 12:06
2014/10/07 12:06
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Three Japan-born scientists won the Nobel Prize in Physics for inventing LED lights, which help save energy, reduce waste and hold promise in bringing lamps to people living far from any electricity...
2014/10/07 07:28
2014/10/07 07:28
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Japanese father of 'schoolgirl killer' hangs himself The 16-year-old schoolgirl had previously undergone psychiatric treatment after she attacked her father with a metal baseball bat (AFP Photo/Jiji...
2014/09/29 21:17
2014/09/29 21:17
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Japan volcano: Death toll rises to 36 as toxic gas halts search at Mount Ontake Search teams are forced to abandon efforts to find more victims of the Japan volcano eruption as toxic gas levels at...
2014/09/29 00:58
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... the Surf Dog waits for her heat in the X Large division during the 6th Annual Surf Dog competition at Huntington...
2014/09/27 22:38
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People are less willing to save electricity to help protect the natural environment than they were two years ago A Cabinet Office spokesman, commenting on the results of a government survey that...
2014/09/24 11:03
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A policeman inspects the site (covered with blue sheets) where the dismembered body of a 6-year-old Japanese girl was found. (Jiji Press, AFP) Tokyo - The dismembered body of a 6-year-old Japanese...
2014/09/24 06:45
2014/09/24 06:45
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OMIYA, Japan – Fifty years ago, the first bullet train pulled out of Tokyo station and hurtled across the countryside, heralding Japan's arrival as a modern economic powerhouse with a transport system...
2014/09/23 22:38
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Some 16,000 people rallied Tuesday in Tokyo against the government’s plan to restart nuclear reactors, more than three years after the Fukushima disaster, Jiji Press said. It was one of the largest...
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