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Workers at a maker of fermented kanzuri seasoning scatter red peppers on snow-covered rice paddies in Myoko, Niigata Prefecture, on Friday.…
01.20 / 23:11
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The administration of new US President Donald Trump has announced through the White House website its intention to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement.…
01.20 / 22:50
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The position of the Japan-U.S. alliance as the linchpin of Japanese foreign policy and security is an "unchanging principle," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in a policy speech Friday hours before the inauguration of the next U.S. president.…
01.20 / 09:20
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A dozen gangsters affiliated with the underworld group Kudo-kai have been arrested in connection with the fatal drive-by shooting of a construction company executive in November 2011. (Japan…
01.19 / 09:11
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The annual number of criminal offences in Japan has dropped below 1 million for the first time on record.…
01.19 / 08:51
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In a first, Japan will use its nationwide J-Alert system to coordinate evacuation drills for a ballistic missile…
01.19 / 00:28
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The president of the Japan Shogi Association has officially announced his resignation after a top player of the chess-like game was cleared of allegations of software-assisted cheating.…
01.18 / 22:02
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The most powerful cold air mass so far this winter is gripping Japan, dumping heavy snow over wide areas, mainly in mountainous regions along the Sea of Japan and in some cities on the plains as well.…
01.15 / 06:47
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Both China and Japan should work together to map out how to survive the Trump…
01.14 / 17:44
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan and Australia should advance free trade and boost collaboration on regenerative medicine, artificial intelligence and other fields.…
01.14 / 07:49
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Hunting bears and other mountain animals is an activity with a history of more than 400 years in the town of Oguni, Yamagata Prefecture, northeastern Japan.…
01.12 / 03:47
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Kanto Bus Co. and transport company Ryobi Holdings said Wednesday they will introduce a luxury overnight bus, the Dream Sleeper, to link Tokyo and Osaka on Jan. 18, offering secluded compartments for each passenger. (Japan…
01.12 / 00:47
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Emperor Akihito might receive the title joko should he step down, remaining a member of the Imperial family but without a claim to the throne, as the debate led by the Japanese government over his potential abdication continues.…
01.12 / 00:46
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Japan's public and private sectors are stepping up efforts to accommodate an annual 40 million visitors from abroad -- a target figure the government set for 2020.…
01.11 / 01:32
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The number of visitors to Japan in 2016 jumped 21.8 pct from the previous year to an estimated 24,039,000, renewing its record high for the fourth successive year, Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister Keiichi Ishii said Tuesday.…
01.11 / 01:13
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Tokyo police arrested a 41-year-old deputy editor of major publisher Kodansha Ltd. on Tuesday on suspicion of killing his 38-year-old wife in August last year. …
01.11 / 01:12
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Police in Kagoshima said Monday a taxi carrying a 93-year-old woman had been located after the vehicle went missing for 27 hours. The 71-year-old driver was found at the bottom of a nearby cliff and is a coma. (Japan…
01.10 / 03:21
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A middle school teacher in the town of Soeda caused three male students to pass out by grabbing them by their shirts as punishment for harassing a female student, TV Asahi reported on Monday.…
01.10 / 03:20
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The government is planning to financially support libraries of public high schools across the nation to purchase newspapers, sources said.…
01.10 / 03:01
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Kanagawa Prefectural Police are searching for a man who used what appears to have been a gun to steal two wristwatches from a discount department store in Yokohama, reports TV Asahi…
01.10 / 03:00
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