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Osaka police failed to report more than 81,000 crimes over a period of five years through 2012 to improve the Japanese prefecture's crime rate figures, The Asahi Shimbun reported Thursday.
Japanese men's life expectancy rose above 80 for the first time in 2013, but was still several years below that of their female counterparts, whose lifespan was the world's longest, figures released on Thursday showed.
American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is teaming up with Japanese electronics company Panasonic Corp. to build a battery manufacturing plant in the U.S. expected to create 6,500 jobs.
Tokyo 's stock exchange moved a step closer to lengthening the developed world's shortest trading day after an advisory panel said the bourse should consider a separate evening session.
Even though Japan is still the third-largest economy in the world you don't hear about it anymore, but that doesn't mean it stopped innovating If you were of age in the 1980s, then you remember the handwringing over Japan Inc. That was the term used to describe the close-knit connections between the Japanese government and businesses back then that ... (more)
The Hanagasa JunkA Parade took place today on the 24th of July, 2014. It was the first time for this "Flower Umbrella" parade to take part in the Gion Matsuri.
From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Hypertension , and Cardiovascular and Gastoroenterological Surgery, Advanced Therapeutics Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disorders , Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan; Department of Cardiovascular Medicine , and Department of Cardiovascular ... (more)
Internet entrepreneur Shinichi Nishikubo turned around the unprofitable Japanese budget carrier Skymark Airlines Inc. after taking a stake in 2003 and becoming its president the following year.
A Japanese man received a three-month sentence Tuesday for a drunken altercation with flight attendants during a trip to Hawaii for his honeymoon.
A Japanese man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a flight attendant while flying to Hawaii for his honeymoon is expected to be sentenced.
Murayama Yasufumi introduces a photo at his exhibition in HCMC. The photo shows a fisherman sailing his boat to the sea off the Paracels on June 30 as he always had despite a risk of being attacked by Chinese ships.
As Hong Kong seeks input on how to protect its heritage, the Japanese city's strict building codes and preservationist mindset may be a model Walking through the streets of Kyoto today, you can still get a taste of the Japanese capital of Heian-kyo built 1,220 years ago.
She has visited more than 1,000 ancient tomb mounds across Japan over the past seven years - a dedication expressed in the line of one of her songs, "I was so desperate to see you."
An increasing number of Japanese fathers are taking a more active role in raising their children, but some also feel beaten down by a society that doesn't support their efforts.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:53 pm
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