73 years of peace

  Japan on Wednesday marked the 73rd anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Akihito reiterating his “deep remorse” over the country’s wartime acts in his final attendance as emperor at a ceremony to mourn the war dead.   Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who also attended the event, renewed his pledge “not to repeat the

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August 17, 2018

Japanese students develop potential anti-jellyfish cream

A public high school western Japan has recently developed an anti- jellyfish sting inhibitor prototype. The aim of the product is to prevent deaths and is due to be released in February 2019 with the help of a private company.   Japan and the rest of the world still lack a reliable and safe jellyfish

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August 15, 2018

Could China be siding with Japan to quabble with America?

Japan and China on Sunday marked the 40th anniversary peace and friendship. As the relations have now changed due to Beijing’s rise to a superpower, so too has America’s stance in the South China Sea.   China has been trying it’s best to increase it’s political influence throughout the world because of its new-found economic

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August 13, 2018

Royalty to daughter: boyfriend must solve problems

Princess Mako’s parents, Emperor Akihito and his wife, demand her boyfriend Kei Komuro and his mother solve a financial problem currently facing them or else the imperial family will delay the wedding ceremony of the two lovers this coming February.   Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko, his wife, told the Komuro family from late 2017

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August 10, 2018

Heatwave causes cooling product sales boost

Japan’s summer heatwave is depleting the energy of the people and it looks like it’s about to get worse. Some sectors of the economy have produced products ranging from beer and air conditioners to beds that claim they can keep people cool.   Kirin Brewery Co. outpaced the output of its beer production by 20%

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August 8, 2018

Japan and North Korea: No Talks

North Korea has held summits with its neighbours South Korea and China this year as well as the United States. Kim Jong Un has shown no signs of meeting with his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe.   Kim Jong Un says he has no interest in talking with Japan. North Korea has constantly chastised its longstanding

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August 6, 2018

Fukushima: please buy our products

Scientists are testing the Fukishima region’s produce after the deadly nuclear accident from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami devastated the city seven years ago.   Seven years after the nuclear crisis caused by devastating tsunami in 2011, extremely high testing from authorities show that the radiation levels from the nuclear reactor at the Fukushima region

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August 3, 2018

AUM to Japan: We’re watching you

Caution is the unspoken feeling Japanese citizens are undergoing. Executions for all 13 members of the doomsday cult, AUM Shinrikyo, death-row inmates have been carried out. However, successor groups who follow their lunacy are popping up all over Japan.   AUM successor organizations have residents worried. A total of 1,950 members are worried that the

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August 1, 2018

NoKor: 65 years of bloodless war

The 65th anniversary of the North and South Korean armistice was celebrated on Friday with the suspension of open hostilities in the Korean War in 1953. Pyongyang urged the United States to agree to formally sign a peace treaty as quickly as possible.   Shortly before dawn, many North Korean citizens laid flowers to and

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July 30, 2018

Japan gives subsidies for rain victims

Japan decided to distribute subsidies to areas that were hit hard by heavy rains. The subsidy is for recovery operations and rebuilding. Evacuees, on the other hand, would face an unknown future about where they would relocate and remake their lives.   Floods and mudslides took the lives of 220 people in Hiroshima, Okayama, Ehime

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July 25, 2018