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3 hrs ago | Daily Times

Young Chinese pursue studies in Japan

BEIJING: Zhu Qianling, a graduate of Tianjin University of Science & Technology , has been working on her visa for Japan after receiving an offer from Chiba University earlier this month.


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7 hrs ago | Ananova

Schoolgirl 'Beheads' Classmate In Japan

A 15-year-old Japanese schoolgirl is being held in police custody after she admitted murdering her classmate and dismembering her body.


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11 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Rola's dad arrested over alleged health fraud

The father of TV personality Rola has been arrested on suspicion of swindling A 875,000 from the Japanese health insurance system between December 2008 and January 2009, police sources said.

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15 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Secret USS Indianapolis photos unveiled to survivors

Secret USS Indianapolis photos unveiled to survivors A previously unpublished collection of USS Indianapolis photos was unveiled at the survivors reunion in Indianapolis.


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20 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

Fukushima-area river declared Japan's cleanest

The Arakawa River originates near, and flows through, Fukushima city, which is located about 70 kilometres from the devastated Daiichi nuclear power plant.


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Mail

Fury of PoWs after new leader of BNP visits shrine to Japanese war...

'No blood, no drugs, no weapons': Mystery surrounds the death of couple found in each others arms in Hilton hotel room after apparent double suicide by 'overdose' Fury of PoWs after new leader of BNP visits shrine to Japanese war criminals who killed Allied troops in Second World War The new leader of the BNP has been accused of insulting Britain's ... (more)


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China's navy no longer so inferior to Japan's, experts say

The destroyer Wuhan leads a fleet of Chinese ships, heading for the biggest joint naval exercise with Russia in the Sea of Japan.


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Deer Fill the Street in a Japanese Town

About 1,000 deer live in the roughly 1,200 acres that constitute Nara Park in Nara, Japan.


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Times of Oman

Japanese PM opens LatAm tour with Mexico energy deals

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shakes hands with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto during a meeting with Japanese bussinesmen at the Industriales Club in Mexico City, on July 25, 2014.


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The manipulation of health data in Japan

I was so ignorant of nuclear power plants, I kept on living [in Koriyama, 60 km from Fukushima Daiichi].


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Crossdressing Ex-Maid Allegedly Torches Building in Attempted Robbery

Last month, security camera footage showed what appeared to be a woman with long hair and a skirt entering a building in Tokyo's Ueno in the middle of the night.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Architect Online

Morning News Roundup: Shigeru Ban Selected to Design Japan's Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport

Renderings of the Day : Shigeru Ban, Hon. FAIA , has been selected to design Mt.


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The Daily Star

Devotional songs of Rajanikanta Sen

The last quarter of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century saw the meteoric rise of Bengali writers, poets, lyricist and story tellers.


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Hougen - Japandemonium

Every language has its accents and dialects, but they can differ greatly in how these variations are expressed.


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Japan to open bids for Kansai, Osaka airports operating rights in Oct.

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.


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Sentinel & Enterprise

Japanese fans speak on the evolution of 'Godzilla'

Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.


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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Japanese fans speak on the evolution of 'Godzilla'

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.


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Tattered sign found in Kahuku brings hope to Japan

People in tsunami-ravaged parts of Japan are finding hope in one tattered sign that floated thousands of miles to Hawaii.


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Racism and inferiority complex in Japan's current foreign policy towards China

The current Sino-Japanese tension under the Japanese leadership of Shinzo Abe with his determination to revise the Japanese constitution for a more powerful military and a more active foreign policy to counter the meteoric rise of contemporary China reveals a deeper existential crisis of identity in the Japanese psyche of our time, torn in between ... (more)

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Thu Jul 24, 2014


Visiting Japanese fishermen photograph salmon returning to the hatchery.

A group of Japanese fishermen is touring the Northwest United States to get an education in fisheries.


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