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A strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit the town of Atsuma in Hokkaido's eastern Iburi region, the same region that was struck by a large quake... [Read More]
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Major Japanese and Chinese e-commerce companies Rakuten Inc. and JD.com Inc. said Thursday they will tie up and commercialize an unmanned delivery service... [Read More]
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The country is trying to set up unmanned hydrogen charging stations for fuel-cell vehicles before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, a draft governme... [Read More]
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Japanese high jumper Naoto Tobe capped off a breakthrough IAAF World Indoor Tour with victory in the sixth and final meeting in Dusseldorf on Wednesday.... [Read More]
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Sunwolves acting head coach Scott Hansen resisted making wholesale changes Thursday as his side looks to put aside a disappointing start to the 2019 Super... [Read More]
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The country's shipments to Southeast Asian nations such as Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam increased last year after China imposed the restrictions. [Read More]
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Victims who were age 65 or older stood at 78.0 percent, underscoring the need to focus on senior citizens in taking preventive measures. [Read More]
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In June 2011, three months after savage tsunami devastated Japan's northeast coastline, Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako were visiting Miyag... [Read More]
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Steve Stricker is going to his seventh straight Ryder Cup, this time in his home state of Wisconsin as the American captain. Stricker officially was... [Read More]
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The Japan Gymnastics Association announced Thursday it has submitted a bid to host the 2023 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo. The Internati... [Read More]
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Zion Williamson blew out his shoe, and then No. 8 North Carolina blew out top-ranked Duke. Luke Maye took full advantage of a freak injury... [Read More]
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The United States and China have started to outline commitments in principle on the stickiest issues in their trade dispute, marking the most significant p... [Read More]
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Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled a smartphone Wednesday that when folded open can be used as a tablet, becoming the first major manufacturer to offer the... [Read More]
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With half a year to go until the first-ever Rugby World Cup in Asia, organizing committee chief Akira Shimazu insisted that the hosts are focused... [Read More]
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A mother and her boyfriend were arrested Thursday for allegedly injuring the woman's 8-year-old daughter by binding her wrists and forcing her into a cold... [Read More]
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An American activist who has collected over 210,000 signatures for a petition calling for the suspension of land reclamation work to relocate U.S. Marine C... [Read More]
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Breakdancing has been invited as a new sport by the organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics, the head of the local organizing committee said Thursday.... [Read More]
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Two of Formula One's three races in North America are facing financial issues that are raising concern about their future. Organizers of the U.S. Grand... [Read More]
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The benchmark Nikkei average extended its winning streak to a fourth session on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, backed by renewed hopes of progress... [Read More]
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At the inaugural awards ceremony for The World Restaurant Awards (WRA) in Paris on Feb. 18, Tokyo-based Inua took home the Big Plate award for... [Read More]
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