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57 min ago | Buses world news

Busmakers Worldwide * China - Japan

According to the sales contract, the bus maker is expected to export 1,100 units of buses to the African nation with a total value of 224 million RMB .


Related Topix: World News, China, Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel,

3 hrs ago | BBC News

Japan PM marks war criminal ceremony

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe sent a message to a ceremony honouring war criminals, officials have confirmed, amid strained ties with China and South Korea.


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4 hrs ago | AkiPress

11:47 Toyota brings back original Land Cruiser to Japan

The 3.6 million yen Land Cruiser 70, the toughest of the Land Cruiser models, arrives at Japanese dealers Monday.


Related Topix: Toyota, SUV, Toyota Land Cruiser, World News,

6 hrs ago | RecordNET

Envoys from Japan tour the Delta

So was the idea behind the tour of at least part of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta by representatives from Stockton's Japanese sister city, Shizuoka.  Shizuoka Mayor Nobuhiro Tanabe, 53, said through an interpreter that he was impressed by Stockton's diversity and by an English as a Second Language class he visited at the Stockton ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Stockton, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Legendary Game Creator Attacked on Twitter over Fukushima Peaches

Earthbound designer Shigesato Itoi sent out a fairly simple tweet: "If you go to Fukushima, you can buy peaches like this."

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Related Topix: Twitter, Life, Fruits, Food, World News,


California quake warning system delayed by lack of funding

A system to provide early warnings of earthquakes such as the one which shook California's wine country this week is planned and ready to go, but two years after the scientific work finished, the funding is still being lined up.


Related Topix: California, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News,

Cinema Blend News

Japan Has Its Own Batman, And He Is So Awesome

OK, heA's a multi-millionaire pouring his family fortune into a one-man war on organized crime.


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Japan court finds Fukushima power plant operator liable for woman's suicide

The family of chicken farmers lived in their mortgaged home in Yamakiya, 30 miles north of the Tokyo power plant that released harmful radiation after a March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.


Related Topix: World News, Depression, Health, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Suicide


Japanese Public Seen as Biggest Obstacle to Nuke Restart

Japan is facing the toughest test yet in its effort to restore nuclear energy to the country more than three years after the Fukushima disaster: scrutiny from a skeptical population.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Nuclear Energy, Fulton County, GA, Roswell, GA, Europe, Germany, Angela Merkel

DNA India

Looking forward to visit Japan to take ties to new level: PM Narendra Modi

Ahead of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said he was keenly looking forward to the trip beginning August 30 to take the "time-tested" bilateral ties to a new level and increase cooperation in various fields.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel, Kyoto, Japan Travel, World News,

Japan to propose 50% cut in young tuna catch

Japan plans to propose a 50 percent cut on catches of young bluefin tuna in the Western and Central Pacific, officials said Tuesday , in a historic shift aimed at safeguarding the at-risk species.


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The Japan Times

Afghan-born doc keeps adopted Japan city healthy while still helping his native land

Since his first year of medical training at the Kyoto University-affiliated Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Afghanistan-born Khaled Reshad has worked harder than others to gain Japanese patients' trust.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Medicine,

Bangkok Post

Japan airports' Wi-Fi allows mail snooping

Such risks can be prevented by encrypting Wi-Fi connections, but the three airports refrain from doing so in favour of user convenience, as password entry would be required for encrypted Internet connections.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, World News,


Japan's Babymetal plot world domination...

Japanese pop-metal group Babymetal have toured with Lady Gaga and attracted monster crowds in America and Europe with their sugar-coated hard rock, but the schoolgirl trio have even bigger plans -- to conquer the world.


Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Europe, World News, Teenagers, Family, Metal, Metallica

Mon Aug 25, 2014

South China Morning Post

Xi Jinping 'emissary' Li Xiaolin planning Japan visit to improve relations, say sources

President Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe have had no official talks since the Japanese prime minister came to power, but both sides have recently made moves towards mending fences.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel, Xi Jinping, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, World News,


Socioeconomic Status Inconsistency and Risk of Stroke Among Japanese...

From the Global Collaboration Center, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan ; Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Health, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan ; Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Toyko, Japan ; and Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Japanese-American, Asian-American

The Globe and Mail

Sony's PlayStation network resumes service after hacking attack

Boxes sit on display for Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.'s PlayStation 4 video game console at a Bic Camera Inc. electronics store in Tokyo, Japan, on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Electronics, Sony, Sony Online Entertainment, Video Games, Software, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, World News, Twitter

The Robesonian

Top teacher takes trip to Japan

Fairmont High School teacher Ashley Berdeau arrives in Japan. Her visit to the Land of the Rising Sun was part of her prize after being declared Teacher of the Year by the Public Schools of Robeson County.


Related Topix: Robeson County, NC, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, St. Pauls, NC, World News,

NHK World

Rebun residents cleaning up after landslide

Residents on an island in Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido have begun cleaning up after rain-triggered landslides.


Related Topix: Landslide, Asia, World News, Weather

Japan offers flu drug for possible Ebola treatment

Sunday was International Go-Topless Day, where people in cities around the world are invited to stand up for women's right to go topless in public.


Related Topix: World News, Medicine, Influenza, Health