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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: Japan Today

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 21:36:42 -0700 | business-news

Japan's jobless rate rose for the first time in almost a year in June, while the ratio of job offers to job seekers hit a 22-year high, official data showed Tuesday. The unemployment rate edged up to 3.7% in June...
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Source: MarketWatch

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 23:21:46 -0700 | business-news

Japan seems likely to tolerate a further weakening of the yen as U.S. monetary policy gradually tightens over the next 12 months and the Bank of Japan maintains its large-scale purchases of domestic government bonds well into 2015. This scenario...
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Source: Reuters

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 22:34:13 -0700 | green-news

A Panasonic Corp's lithium-ion battery, which is part of Tesla Motor Inc's Model S and Model X battery packs, is pictured with Tesla Motors logo during a photo opportunity at the Panasonic Center in Tokyo, ahead of the 2013 Tokyo...
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Source: Xtra News

Date :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 22:19:24 -0700 | political-news

Auckland [ change ] Showers Max 16° Min 10° Kumagaya students visit Council Invercargill City Council, Fuseworks July 29, 2014, 4:39 pm Sixty two students from Invercargill's sister city Kumagaya are this week being hosted at City Hall by Invercargill...
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Source: Mail Online UK

Aki :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 20:55:53 -0700 | health-news

Diagnosis requires a simple blood test along with regular measurement of urine output. Treatment is with standard antibiotics and intravenous fluids to rehydrate the kidneys. What worries experts is that too often medics dismiss AKI symptoms as insignificant.
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Source: Scoop

Date :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 20:24:15 -0700 | business-news

The company has been given authority by the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) to handle all the biosecurity requirements and paperwork that's required when someone imports low-risk containers into this country. Independent Verification Services chief executive Peter Webb says businesses...
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Source: Gawker

Nagasaki :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 17:22:45 -0700 | entertainment-news

A 16-year-old student in Nagasaki was arrested by police after the dismembered body of her classmate was discovered in her apartment. The student allegedly confessed to police that she sawed off 15-year-old Aiwa Matsuo's head and hand after beating her...
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Source: The Daily Telegraph (Australia)

Zushi :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 17:53:12 -0700 | entertainment-news

Steve-O was spotted out and about with his Australian publicist last night, after taking her for dinner in Surry Hills. The outrageous Jackass star was spotted wining and dining his Aussie publicist and one half of DJ-darlings, The Faders, Milly...
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Source: Japan Today

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 23:40:28 -0700 | green-news

The government has given up on a plan to buy land in areas near the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in order to build interim storage facilities for nuclear waste. The government has been unable to secure the understanding...
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Source: Qatar English Daily

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 23:24:54 -0700 | travel-news

Sweltering summer heat in Japan has left at least 15 people dead over the past week, while more than 8,000 others were rushed to hospital with heatstroke symptoms, official figures showed Tuesday. At least six people died on Saturday alone,...
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Source: China Post

Sendai :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 14:01:02 -0700 | green-news

Japanese officials are handing out radiation-blocking iodine tablets to people living in the shadow of two nuclear reactors slated to restart this year, underscoring concerns about atomic power after the Fukushima crisis. The move to distribute the pills which help...
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Source: Japan Today

Sasebo :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 16:57:07 -0700 | disasters-news

A 16-year-old high school girl who was arrested Sunday for the grisly murder of her 15-year-old classmate in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, told police on Monday that she wanted to see what it was like to kill someone. The suspect was...
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