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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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Breaking News: Dolphins being captured and slaughtered at Taiji Cove in Japan
Posted by: Dava Castillo SelectMedia

Taiji :: Japan | updated 2014-02-17 15:59:58 -0800 | disasters-news

The annual slaughter of hundreds of dolphins was revealed in the award winning 2009 film “The Cove.” For the first time, the rest of the world saw the ruthless slaughter of dolphins as they are herded into a cove and...
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Breaking News: Travel junket: The crack on Mount Fuji
Posted by: Elaine Cheung

Fujinomiya :: Japan | updated 2014-01-30 14:49:07 -0800 | travel-news

This article is part of a weekly travel series by Elaine Cheung, a travel enthusiast and globetrotting writer. Standing 12,388 feet (3,776 m) above the earth, I stared down at the clouds while feeling the morning sun slowly rising. The...
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Breaking News: Japanese airline apologizes for racist TV commercial (Video)
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-01-23 08:43:58 -0800 | political-news

Officials of the Japanese airline company All Nippon Airways are trying to decide whether to pull a recently aired commercial due to calls and complaints charging racial stereotyping and profiling at best and outright racism at worst. In any event,...
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Breaking News: Third Fukushima reactor may be melting down, homeless 'recruited' for cleanup
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Fukushima :: Japan | updated 2014-01-03 13:39:06 -0800 | political-news

Toyko Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the Japanese energy company, has confirmed that mysterious plumes of steam have been rising from the devastated remains of Reactor Building 3 at the Fukushima nuclear plant. This means there is a better-than-even chance Fukushima...
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Breaking News: Climate watch 2014: US, Japan to launch atmospheric weather-monitoring satellite
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Ōsaka :: Japan | updated 2013-12-30 10:55:45 -0800 | technology-news

In a rare move, the United States is joining forces with Japan in a program to monitor Earth’s changing climate systems and weather patterns. The joint program with NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will launch the Global...
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Breaking News: MIT team comes fourth in robot competition
Posted by: Avaline

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2013-12-25 12:54:22 -0800 | technology-news

A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology came fourth in an international, new generation rescue-robots competition held in Japan. A Japanese team consisting of students that design humanoid machines topped in the competition, according to a report by Boston...
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Breaking News: Report: Fukushima causing thyroid problems in California babies
Posted by: Robert Weller

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2013-11-24 19:32:50 -0800 | green-news

Radioactive dust from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011 has harmed the health of babies thousands of miles away in California. Ecologist reported Tuesday that new studies show a “significant increase in hypothyroidism among babies in California, 5,000 miles across...
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Breaking News: Sony sells more than 1 million PS4 consoles in its first day
Posted by: rsa76

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2013-11-22 10:10:49 -0800 | business-news

Technology giant Sony announced today that exceeded one million units sold of its new console Play Station 4 (PS4) in the United States and Canada during its first day on the market. EFE "We are excited about the great reception...
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Posted by: joiesmarty

Mashiko :: Japan | updated 2013-11-18 19:06:27 -0800 | business-news

Dyman & Associates Risk Management Projects is a Risk Management firm whose main office is based in Boston, MA. We operate in the following fields: Cyber Security, Project Management, Emergency Management, Technology Governance, and Physical Security. Our company is a...
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Breaking News: Get The Ultimate Discount On Japanese Used Cars To Make Your Dream Come True
Posted by: jaspermorison

Saitama :: Japan | updated 2013-11-18 10:29:21 -0800 | business-news

Are you looking for the leading Japanese Used Car Exporter? If yes, then you are at the right place. We “Zulfiqar Motors Co., Ltd.” are one of the authorized pre-owned Japanese automobile seller and exporter all round the world. If...
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Breaking News: Removal of Fukishima nuclear rods begins
Posted by: Robert Weller

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2013-11-19 23:38:21 -0800 | disasters-news

New video recordings have shown new leaks in the fuel rods in the Fukushima nuclear pool, but crews were able to begin removing the rods Monday. The new videos also showed damage that occurred in 1982 when one fuel rod...
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Posted by: rsa76

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-04-25 13:44:50 -0700 | odd-news

Japanese fighters went on alert due to the approximation of the two Russian military aircraft to the air space of the country, according to ITAR-TASS. Strategic bombers "Tu-95" flying along the Japanese archipelago off the side of the island of...
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