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Japanese police investigating the death of wealthy Wakayama Prefecture man as a homicide

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 22:28
Police are investigating the sudden death in Wakayama Prefecture of a wealthy man, who had dubbed himself “Don Juan,” as a possible murder after stimulants ...

Japan asserts importance of one-month deployment of U.S. F-22 fighters

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 21:59
Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said Tuesday the ongoing temporary deployment of the U.S. military’s advanced stealth F-22 fighter jets to a base in Okinawa is ...

Bear dogs help resort town coexist with nature

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 21:56
Hoping to promote coexistence, a resort town in a mountainous area of Nagano Prefecture is using a rare breed of dog to chase bears away ...

British envoy criticized Japan’s role in Gulf War as ‘too little, too late’ in recently declassified documents

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 21:43
Japan’s response to the Gulf War in 1990 was “too little, too late” and made the economic superpower look like a “political pygmy,” according to ...

Osaka study suggests comedy may boost cancer patients’ immune systems

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 21:14
Laughter may be effective in improving cancer patients’ immune functions, according to a study by a team of researchers from the Osaka International Cancer Institute.The ...

Abe to urge Trump to reject Pyongyang’s position on abductions when he meets Kim: sources

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 21:08
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will urge U.S. President Donald Trump to dismiss Pyongyang’s assertion that the issue of Japanese nationals abducted decades ago has been ...

Work-life harmony, not balance, the answer for this Japanese single dad

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 21:04
Juggling work and life as a parent is never easy, but how does a father who keeps irregular hours due to his successful acting career ...

Prosecutors raid Kobe Steel over quality data fabrication

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 20:06
Prosecutors and police Tuesday raided the Kobe head office and the Tokyo office of Kobe Steel Ltd. over the quality data fabrication scandal that has ...