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Breaking News: Vladimir Putin plans military installations on disputed Kuril Islands
   
Posted by: RenoBerkeley SelectMedia

Okinawa :: Japan | updated 2014-04-22 23:14:35 -0700 | political-news

If anyone needs any more proof that Vladimir Putin is on a mission to rebuild the glory of the Soviet Union, look no further than the Kuril Islands, located between the northern tip of Japan and Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula. This...
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Breaking News: Arrogance imperils repair work at ruined Fukushima nuclear complex (Opinion)
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Fukushima :: Japan | updated 2013-12-09 01:31:53 -0800 | technology-news

Emergency workers who assembled storage tanks to hold radioactive water at the meltdown-ravaged Fukushima nuclear power plant complex in Japan were illegally hired and poorly supervised, labor regulators and workers are saying. "Yes, we did a shoddy job," one of...
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Posted by: George Vieto

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-02-28 19:02:26 -0800 | sports-news

Ratuken Eagles right handed pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, 25, who had a pitching record of 24-0 with an earned run average of 1.27 in the regular season has been given permission to seek employment with Major League Baseball on Wednesday from...
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Source: KQED

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-26 06:38:42 -0700 | arts-culture-news

The night that I visited, the mood was chill and arty, and everyone was in the early stages of hanging their work. S.F. power couple, and their signature styles and characters mesh well in their current collaborative paintings, which are...
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Source: Japan Today

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-26 00:24:50 -0700 | travel-news

A volcanic island off Japan's southern coast continues to smoulder with lava flowing from its craters into the sea, new aerial images show. Nishinoshima, some 1,000 kilometers south of Tokyo, joined up with a small volcanic islet formed in November...
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Source: WLS-TV 7

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-25 21:52:07 -0700 | sports-news

Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester said Friday night that he would not be surprised if the team elects to trade him before Thursday's deadline, but said he still would be open to re-signing in Boston as a free agent. "Yeah,...
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Source: The Hindu

Kōchi :: Japan | updated 2014-07-26 03:23:38 -0700 | business-news

A high-level delegation from Andhra Pradesh visited Infopark on Friday to get firsthand knowledge about the Information Technology infrastructure and services in the state...Satyanarayana, IT advisor to the government of Andhra Pradesh and included Ajay Sawhney, principal secretary to Chief...
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Source: The Hindu

Kōchi :: Japan | updated 2014-07-25 22:37:36 -0700 | green-news

Staff Reporter Aquaculture practices should follow eco-friendly methods in order to achieve sustainable development in the fisheries sector, Fisheries Minister K...Aquaculture practices should follow eco-friendly methods in order to achieve sustainable development in the fisheries sector,...
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Source: Japan Times

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-26 00:08:34 -0700 | political-news

Human Rights Committee on Thursday recommended that the central government ban all propaganda advocating racial superiority or hatred, and punish perpetrators. In a report, the committee expressed concern at the widespread racist discourse in Japan, such as hate speech, against...
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Source: Japan Times

Kyōto :: Japan | updated 2014-07-26 00:08:08 -0700 | technology-news

These warriors rule What would you get if you crossed Nintendo's Legend of Zelda with Koei Tecmo's Dynasty Warriors? Hyrule Warriors is a hack-and-slash Zelda spin-off by Koei Tecmo's in-house game studios Omega Force and Team Ninja, both of which...
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Source: Japan Times

Ōsaka :: Japan | updated 2014-07-26 00:08:07 -0700 | technology-news

The massive customer data theft from education service provider Benesse Corp. has highlighted the danger of such data which included the names, dates of birth, gender and parents' address and telephone numbers of millions of children in this case spreading...
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Source: Japan Times

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-26 00:07:23 -0700 | technology-news

Japan's creative industries are world renowned, yet the country's education system more often than not is perceived as a grueling succession of cram schools and formulaic exams that prepare its youth for a life of apparent conformity. As Japan becomes...
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Source: Japan Times

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-26 00:05:28 -0700 | business-news

Japan's inflation slowed in June, highlighting the task Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda faces in reaching his 2 percent target. Consumer prices excluding fresh food but not energy rose 3.3 percent from a year earlier after a 3.4 percent...
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Source: Japan Times

Oita :: Japan | updated 2014-07-26 00:05:21 -0700 | political-news

Opinions are divided over how the Supreme Court ruling last week declaring permanent foreign residents of Japan ineligible for welfare payments will affect the foreign communities in Japan. In Japan, welfare benefits comprise public assistance for financially needy people, including...
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Source: Japan Times

Ōsaka :: Japan | updated 2014-07-26 00:05:21 -0700 | political-news

With his popularity diving, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is taking a new strategy by focusing on boosting local economies by using every available option. On Friday, Abe set up a special office that will deal with policies to help rural...
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