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3 min ago | Wall Street Journal
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe unveils a new cabinet Wednesday after keeping his team unchanged for a record 617 days since their initial appointments in December 2012.
1 hr ago | Mid-Day Mumbai
Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday hard sold India to Japanese investors saying that his country offers only a red carpet and not red tape while dubbing his five-day trip to Japan that ends Wednesday as "very successful".
5 hrs ago | Examiner.com
JUNE 24: Angelina Jolie attends 'Maleficent' press conference for the Japan premiere at Grand Hyatt Tokyo on June 24, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.
9 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Matsushiro Horiguchi served as ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh from 2003 to 2006.
11 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Four Oakland fifth-graders and their chaperone participated in the 26th annual Asian Pacific Children's Convention, which was held July 10-24 in Fukuoka, Japan.
12 hrs ago | India.com
One of the biggest failures in Prime Minister's Narendra Modi visit in Japan is not getting a nuclear deal signed.
12 hrs ago | Blue Mountains Gazette
Liam Holmes, 16, of Glenbrook, and Luke Jones, also 16, from Faulconbridge, were recently selected for a St Columba's Catholic College six-month student exchange program to Japan.
15 hrs ago | The Times of India
TOKYO: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a dig at his "secular friends" over his gifting a copy of the holy Hindu text 'Bhagvad Gita' to Japanese Emperor Akihito, saying they could kick up a storm and trigger TV debates back home.
19 hrs ago | CBC News
Dr. Akitomo Shimoji, a Japanese doctor who specializes in neurology and psychiatry among victims of mercury poisoning, performs a skin sensitivity test on Grassy Narrows resident Bill Fobister.
19 hrs ago | Suria
A worsening outbreak of dengue fever in Japan has claimed its first celebrities -- two young models sent on assignment to the Tokyo park believed to be its source.
A 41-year-old man who goes by the pseudonym of "Chibatman" puts on makeup as he dresses up before hitting the road in his three-wheeler in Chiba prefecture, east of Tokyo.
With recent revelations of misconduct involving its research on so-called STAP cells, stem cell researcher Haruko Obokata and her employer, Riken Institute, have come under intense scrutiny and criticism.
Conservative soulmates Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe will hold formal talks in Tokyo Monday to cement a blossoming relationship between India and Japan, on a visit that began with a bear hug and a tour of Kyoto.
Thai AirAsia X launched flight services between Bangkok and Japan on Monday amid an increase of Thai tourists coming to the country.
Professor Cleveland Abbe of the Cincinnati Astronomical Society realized the value of plotting telegraph weather reports to forewarn about killer storm on the Great Lakes.
Sixteen middle school students from Miyoshi, Japan, immersed themselves in their sister city's culture for a week, experiencing the best of summer in Columbus and Indiana.
Japan's World Heritage Sites John Dougill Tuttle, 2014 Full-colour hardback, 192 pp ISBN 978-4-8053-1285-8 Most coffee-table photo books of Japanese scenes are destined to sit around as dust-collecting decorations rather than be consulted as bona fide reference works.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 11:07 pm
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