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3 hrs ago | Reuters
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.
7 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise
Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.
7 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Japanese Godzilla devotees Yoshihiko Horie, left, and his wife Shizue look at a scale model of Godzilla at Godzilla Expo in Tokyo, Friday, July 25, 2014.
7 hrs ago | KITV-TV
People in tsunami-ravaged parts of Japan are finding hope in one tattered sign that floated thousands of miles to Hawaii.
A group of Japanese fishermen is touring the Northwest United States to get an education in fisheries.
Plant-derived natural product chemicals could offer protection to the skin from the harmful effects of gamma radiation during cancer radiotherapy, suggests research.
A few days before the 120th anniversary of the outbreak of the 1894-95 Sino-Japanese War, Japan reinterpreted Article 9 of the Constitution to expand its military role, which should be cause for concern for not only China, but also the whole world.
Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.
Japan must work to "eliminate misogyny" if it wants to draw more women into the workforce as part of a wider bid to stimulate the economy, said the head of the United Nations Development Programme [TOKYO] Japan must work to "eliminate misogyny" if it wants to draw more women into the workforce as part of a wider bid to stimulate the economy, said ... (more)
Sandra Makielski, a seventh grade social studies teacher at Davisville Middle School, might be feeling some jet lag but it was worth it.
Exercise Malabar is a complex, high-end operational exercise that has grown in scope and complexity over the years.
Workers push an inert B53 nuclear bomb casing to its new home at Pampa's Freedom Museum on Wednesday.
CHILE: San Jose resident Mike Smithwick's recent trip was an "astronomy vacation."
Peleliu, a U.S. amphibious ship, front right, in the harbor with, from left to right, China's Peace Ark, Qiandaohu and Yueyang at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Pearl Harbor on June 30. Chinese and Japanese ships encounter each other almost daily around waters off contested islands in the East China Sea.
As hinted at in an earlier report from Nikkei , Sony today confirmed it is investing 35 billion yen to increase the production of image sensors for smartphones and tablets, reports Reuters .
Tomoaki Makino opened the scoring for Urawa in the 13th minute with a left-footed shot from close range, and Shinzo Koroki doubled the advantage 10 minutes after the break with his fourth goal of the season.
Japan is a nation that has had more than its share of monsters -- well, in the movies anyway.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 08:02 am
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