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17 hrs ago | Japan Herald
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.
22 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
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.
Yesterday | Bellingham Herald
The companies announced the deal Thursday, but they did not say where in the U.S. the so-called "gigafactory," or large-scale plant, will be built.
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.
A Japanese man received a three-month sentence Tuesday for a drunken altercation with flight attendants during a trip to Hawaii for his honeymoon.
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.
Late on a recent Friday night, David Bouhadana is cutting loose, making his way through a line of full sake glasses in front of him, sipping a beer and dancing and rapping along with French Montana's "Ain't Worried About Nothin'."
After the Shiga gubernatorial election earlier this month, in which Taizo Mikazuki, the hand-picked successor to former Gov. Yukiko Kada, defeated the ruling coalition's candidate, certain media agencies and pundits suggested that collective self-defense had no impact on the race.
Japan will in October invite bids for the operating rights for a major international airport, an official said on Friday, in a deal expected to be among the biggest in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to draw private funds into public infrastructure.
Lotte Duty Free Shop opened a store in Guam International Airport on Wednesday after acquiring the exclusive license there, a first for a Korean firm.
Just as the world is still buzzing from last month's debut of the new Diagon Alley park Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Japan is celebrating their own piece of the pie.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:23 pm
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