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New Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz was set to make his first visit Wednesday to the nation's most contaminated nuclear site since being confirmed by the Senate last month.
The Japan Restoration Party's co- head Shintaro Ishihara slammed the party's another leader, Toru Hashimoto, over the latter's controversial wartime sexual slavery remarks that have hurt public support for the party, according to local media.
Japan has refused to follow recent recommendations by the United Nations Committee Against Torture to make right some Japanese politicians' abusive comments towards the Japanese military's former wartime sexual slaves.
Van Halen belatedly began its 2013 tour of Japan with a jumbo set that expanded to include "Jamie's Cryin,'" "Atomic Punk" and - just before the timeless "Ice Cream Man" - a special showing of David Lee Roth's cool short film "Tokyo Story."
Under this agreement, JAL will perform the overhaul and certain repairs at its engine maintenance center located in Narita, Japan, and GE will provide material and repair management services.
Leepi, a minimal tropical storm as of Tuesday, was expected to pose a flooding rain threat to the Philippines and Japan while tracking northward this week.
A high-salt diet raises a woman's risk of breaking a bone after menopause, no matter what her bone density is, according to a new study that was presented at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
HongWrong has collected a large number of media reports on the rally to support Edward Snowden in Hong Kong on 15 of June, 2013.
The Susukino district of Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan, on June 9, 2013. Japan's economy grew more than the government initially estimated in the first quarter, helping Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to sustain confidence in his campaign to defeat deflation.
US theatrical poster for BLUE EXORCIST THE MOVIE. Image courtesy of AniplexUSA. © KAZUE KATO/SHUEISHA, Blue Exorcist The Movie 2012 This August, BLUE EXORCIST fans will be treated to something special.
Kinmen, June 17 Taiwan's outlying island of Kinmen County is a bird watchers' paradise because of its many species and its importance as a stop for migratory birds, Masahiro Hashimoto, president of the Osaka branch of the Wild Bird Society of , said Monday.
WARSAW, Poland, June 17 -- Japan agreed to strengthen security and energy cooperation with four Eastern European countries that form the Visegrad Group, or V4, at their summit held in the Polish capital on Sunday, Japan's Jiji Press reported.
Japanese shares rose, with the Topix index climbing for a second day amid low volume ahead of tomorrow's Federal Reserve policy meeting.
AUSTRALIA'S Great Barrier Reef and six ancient Syrian sites could be listed as endangered by UNESCO, which on Sunday begins its annual session to decide which global cultural and natural treasures merit World Heritage status.
Wales captain Bradley Davies feels the steep learning curve of the summer tour to Japan will be crucial in the inexperienced squad's long-term development.The tourists won the opening Test 22-18 in Osaka but were beaten 23-8 in Tokyo, Japan's first win over a side ranked in the world's top 10. The Welsh party was reduced by the call-up of 15 ... (more)