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Hogs culled as swine fever confirmed in Gifu

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 09/09/2018 - 22:25
Officials in central Japan's Gifu Prefecture have begun culling hogs after confirming the country's first outbreak of swine fever in 26 years. (NHK)
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Earthquake death toll rises to 42

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 09/09/2018 - 22:20
The death toll from Thursday's powerful earthquake has risen to 42. In addition to the fatalities, the Japanese government says more than 650 people were injured. (NHK)
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Quakes continue in Hokkaido

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 09/09/2018 - 05:31
Japanese seismological authorities say the northern prefecture of Hokkaido has been jolted by more earthquakes since a major quake struck 3 days ago. (NHK)
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Osaka beats Williams to win US Open

newsonjapan.com - Ne, 09/09/2018 - 05:28
Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka has won the women's singles title at the US Open. She defeated Serena Williams of the United States. (NHK)
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Police release 3D recreation of crime scene of student's murder in 1996

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 09/07/2018 - 22:21
Twenty-two years after the murder of a 21-year-old woman, the Tokyo Metropolitan Police department has posted on its website a video with a 3D recreation of the crime scene showing the presence of a suspicious man. (Japan Today)
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Boy gets 4-7 years for killing girlfriend at her request

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 09/07/2018 - 22:17
Tokyo District Court handed down Friday an indeterminate prison term of four to seven years to a 19-year-old boy for killing his girlfriend at her request last year. (Jiji)
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Body found after explosion at Kyushu University in Fukuoka

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 09/07/2018 - 22:16
An explosion occurred at Kyushu University in the city of Fukuoka Friday morning and an unidentified human body was found in the debris, local police said. (Japan Times)
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Japan real wages Up 0.4 pct in July

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 09/07/2018 - 22:05
Japan's price-adjusted real wage index in July rose 0.4 pct from a year before, up for the third consecutive month, the labor ministry said in a preliminary report Friday. (Jiji)
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Chidren on nursery waiting lists decrease for 1st time in 4 yrs

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 09/07/2018 - 22:04
The number of children on nursery waiting lists in Japan as of April 1 fell 6,186 from a year before to 19,895, the first drop in four years, the government said Friday. (Jiji)
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Abe, Ishiba file candidacies for LDP leadership race

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 09/07/2018 - 22:03
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Shigeru Ishiba, former secretary-general of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, filed their candidacies for the party's presidential election on Friday, at the start of its official campaign period. (Jiji)
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Kansai Airport resuming some intl. flights

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 09/07/2018 - 22:00
The operator of the Kansai International Airport in western Japan says a budget carrier based in the airport will fly 12 international flights on Saturday. These will be the first international flights from the airport since a typhoon hit the facility. (NHK)
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1,600 travelers stranded at Hokkaido airport

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 09/07/2018 - 21:59
About 1,600 people had no choice but to spend another night at New Chitose Airport in Hokkaido in northern Japan after series of earthquakes that began on Thursday. (NHK)
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Trump pressures Japan to deal with trade deficit

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 09/07/2018 - 21:56
US President Donald Trump has pressured Japan to reduce its trade deficit with the US. (NHK)
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Heavy rainfall across many regions in Japan

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 09/07/2018 - 21:55
Heavy rain is battering wide areas of Japan. Weather officials warn that if rainfall continues to increase there is a risk of landslides and swollen rivers. (NHK)
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Search efforts focus on Atsuma Town

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 09/07/2018 - 21:52
Rescuers are searching around the clock to find survivors following Thursday's deadly earthquake in Hokkaido. 18 people are dead and 19 others are missing. (NHK)
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ANA enters space exploration business

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 09/07/2018 - 01:04
Japanese airline ANA Holdings said Thursday it will enter the space exploration business by developing technologies to place robots in outer space and to operate them from Earth. (Nikkei)
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Following powerful earthquake in northern Japan, all Hokkaido payphones are now free to use

newsonjapan.com - Pá, 09/07/2018 - 01:01
In the modern, mobile-phone reliant era, a lack of electricity can often result in a communications blackout once your smartphone battery dies. (soranews24.com)
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Osaka offering free 2-day subway and bus pass to foreign tourists

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 09/06/2018 - 23:40
A tourism promotion body in Osaka began providing on Thursday a free two-day local subway and bus pass to foreign visitors who have been unable to return home as scheduled due to the typhoon-caused shutdown of a hub airport. (Japan Today)
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Former Morning Musume singer arrested over hit-and-run incident

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 09/06/2018 - 23:37
Hitomi Yoshizawa, a former member of the J-pop all-girl idol group Morning Musume, was arrested Thursday for injuring two people while driving under the influence of alcohol in an alleged hit-and-run incident, investigative sources said. (Japan Today)
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Hillsides unrecognizable after landslides in Hokkaido quake

newsonjapan.com - Čt, 09/06/2018 - 23:21
Landslides in the Yoshino district in Atsuma, a town in Hokkaido, devoured homes and trees alike in a powerful earthquake on Thursday, leaving behind gouged areas showing the reddish brown soil of what was once luscious green hillsides. (Jiji)
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