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Japan rescuers seek survivors after Typhoon Hagibis kills 35
by Shingo Ito - October 14, 2019 - 10:16am
More than 110,000 rescuers, including 31,000 troops, worked through the night and into Monday, a national holiday, searching for people trapped by the disaster.
One dead as Typhoon Hagibis takes aim at Japan
by Shingo Ito - October 12, 2019 - 10:59am
Powerful Typhoon Hagibis churned towards Japan on Saturday, heading straight towards the capital with potentially record-breaking rains and sparking evacuation orders, transport disruption and power outages...
24 dead in suspected arson attack on Japan animation studio
by Shingo Ito - July 18, 2019 - 1:19pm
A suspected arson attack on an animation production company in Japan killed 24 people and injured dozens more on Thursday, with flames gutting the building in the city of Kyoto.
Stop it! Japan anti-groper app becomes smash hit
by Shingo Ito - May 21, 2019 - 4:08pm
A Tokyo police smartphone app to scare off molesters has become a smash hit in Japan, where women have long run the gauntlet of groping on packed rush-hour trains.
Reiwa: A new imperial era name for Japan
by Shingo Ito - April 1, 2019 - 2:30pm
"Reiwa": Japan on Monday revealed the name of the era that will define the new emperor's reign when he ascends the Chrysanthemum Throne next month following a historic abdication.
Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn charged, served with fresh arrest warrant
by Shingo Ito - December 10, 2018 - 2:59pm
Japanese prosecutors formally charged Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary and also served a fresh warrant on separate allegations, local media reported Monday, meaning the tycoon...
Japan's Abe cruises to party vote win, to stay as PM
by Shingo Ito - September 20, 2018 - 1:44pm
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won comfortable re-election as leader of his ruling party Thursday, setting him on course to become Japan's longest-serving premier and realise his dream of reforming the constitution.
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